The Rough Collie dog Lassie became famous in the 1950s and 1960s as the star of her own TV series and a number of feature pictures.
Beagle dog Snoopy is a fan-favorite character from Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip.
Rin Tin Tin, a German Shepherd dog, starred in several films during the 1920s and 1930s.
Where are you, Scooby Doo, the Great Dane who stars in the cartoon series Scooby-Doo?
Cairn Terrier Toto was Dorothy's faithful sidekick in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.
Famous for his part in the 1925 serum run to Nome to combat a diphtheria outbreak, Balto was a Siberian Husky.
Air Bud, released in 1997, was the first of numerous sequels starring Buddy, a Golden Retriever dog.
Gidget, the Chihuahua who became famous in the late 1990s and early 2000s thanks to a series of ads for Taco Bell.