Famous Beagles

Everyone who has had a beagle has many stories to tell. Beagles are one of the characters of the dog world. They can be naughty, mischievous and stubborn but a true beagle owner wouldn’t trade their beagle for anything.

We hope you enjoy these stories about beagles. If you have your own story about your beagle, please contact us so we can put it up on our site.

You will find information about lots of famous beagles. If you know of any other famous beagles (apart from your own) that we haven’t listed here, please contact our web developer.

Probably the world’s most famous beagle, Snoopy was a character created by Charles Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. Charles Schulz got it right as Snoopy typifies the beagle character.
Many people are unaware that Charles Schulz actually wrote about many beagles in his Peanuts cartoon. Snoopy had five brothers and sisters that often came to visit: Andy, Belle, Marbles, Spike and Ugly Olaf.
Inspector Gadget and Inspector Gadget 2. Brains was the loveable dog that was the companion of Inspector Gadget. Interestingly enough, Brains was a tan and white beagle in the first Inspector Gadget movie and a tricolour beagle in the second. Inspector Gadget 2 was filmed in Queensland where they used two of the stunt dogs from Movie World to play the part of Brains.
This is the latest Disney movie to feature a beagle. Beagles have appeared regularly in Disney movies. Shoeshine is a regular beagle who is amazingly given super powers and the ability to talk to humans.
Underdog is based on the Underdog cartoon and comic book.
From the movie Cats and Dogs. Lou is the beagle puppy that finds himself caught up in canine espionage and becomes the hero when he stops the cats from taking over the world.
Fleegle is the dog character from the hit 1970s television series “The Banana Splits”
Him, Her and Edgar
These were the Beagles owned by former US President Lyndon Baynes Johnson. President Johnson was widely criticized when on national TV he picked up one of his beagles by the ears.
Beagle Boys
Walt Disney’s characters from Duck Tales contains a band of criminals known as The Beagle Boys.
One of the favourite childrens movies of recent times was Shiloh, and the adventures of this loveable beagle. A sequel was also made of the movie.
In the Hanna Barbera cartoon Grape Ape, the big purple ape has a constant companion of a beagle.
The Royal Tanenbaums
In this eccentric movie starring an all star cast including Gene Hackman, Bill Murray, Gwenyth Paltrow, Angelica Huston, Danny Golver and Owen Wilson, the family pet in the crisis is their beloved beagle.
The TV series Star Trek: Enterprise has a beagle as its clever mascot on the Star Ship.
The Wonder Years
In the TV series The wonder years the family pet is a beagle.
The Manor Born
The family pet in the British comedy TV series is a beagle.
The movie “Regarding Henry” starring Harrison Ford and Annette Bening has a beagle as the family pet who provides some love and affection after the main character loses his memory.
In the movie Rusty: The Great Rescue, Rusty the beagle helps to save two children from their greedy cousins.
Tobey was the mischievous beagle from the 1983 movie “Used Cars” starring Kurt Russell.
Barry Manilow is a big fan of beagles and had photos of beagles on several of his album covers. The name of the beagles were “Bagel” and “Biscuit”.
Charles Darwin
The ship that took Darwin on his many voyages of discovery around the world was named The Beagle. That’s why you will find lots of beagles out there named Darwin.
Mars Lander
In 2004 NASA sent a landing craft to the surface of Mars. The name of the lander was The Beagle.
Unfortunately, like many beagles, this Mars lander decided to have a mind of its own and NASA lost control of the craft for several days. There must be some really great smells on the surface of Mars.
Apollo 10 Lunar Module
The Lunar module that took astronauts Gene Cernan and Tom Stafford within 50 000 feet of the lunar surface. They said that Snoopy was having a good snoop around the moon to bring some valuable information back for the next crew which was the first landing on the moon.
William Shakespeare refers to beagles in his play “Twelfth Night”.
Everyone knows the loyal butler of Bruce Wayne – aka Batman, but did you know that Alfred’s surname is Beagle.
Wallace and Gromit
This loveable animation includes Gromit, the loveable Beagle who is Wallace’s pet dog and best friend.