Whether your favourite canine character came from the big screen, the small screen or lived at the bottom of your bed, we can all join together in agreeing that the 80s and 90s were full of memorable mutts. So grab yourself a bag of pup-corn and read about 20 pawsome dogs from our childhood that we were absolutely mutts about.
Introduced with what was possibly the greatest cartoon theme tune of all time, Dogtanian and his three Muskehound companions entertained us over 52 episodes with their swashbuckling European adventures.
His real name was Beasley, but this particular French mastiff is better known as Hooch, sidekick to Tom Hanks’ Detective Turner in the 1989 buddy cop film Turner & Hooch.
18. Pound Puppies
We were desperate to adopt a poor, lonely Pound Puppy as a child, but even though one of these gorgeous soft toys never appeared under our tree on Christmas Day, we still very much enjoyed watching the tie-in animated TV show.