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90s Dawg Stars: Where Are They Now?

Ah, the '90s. It was the decade of Nintendo, Nickelodeon, and a whole lotta time wasted messing with dial-up connections. It was also the era that gave us some of the most iconic pups in doggy history. Movies, books, cartoons --- dogs appeared everywhere. [caption id="attachment_22498" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Image via Frank's World Image via Frank's World[/caption] With the reappearance of overalls and crop tops, the '90s nostalgia that’s gripped pretty much everyone lately has made us wonder: what would the most-loved dogs of the '90s be doing now? (Disclaimer: This is all speculation. Most of these doges aren’t real, anyway.) Spike from Rugrats... [caption id="attachment_22454" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via MUBI.com Image via MUBI[/caption] ...Got tired of being dragged into toddler adventures, so he ran away to a retirement community where he mostly sleeps and cuddles with residents. [caption id="attachment_22455" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via AfricanTreasurerr.com Image via AfricanTreasurerr[/caption] Chance and Shadow from Homeward Bound... [caption id="attachment_22456" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via SkyMovies Image via SkyMovies[/caption] ...Developed a GPS app for pets, so no dogs would ever have to travel cross country to find their hoomans again. It got bought by Google, where Sassy actually works as a receptionist. [caption id="attachment_22463" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via disney.wikia.com and www.archdaily.com Image via The Disney Wiki and Arch Daily[/caption] Air Bud... [caption id="attachment_22464" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via disney.wikia.com Image via The Disney Wiki[/caption] ...Burned out after his athletic career tanked when he became involved in a catnip scandal. He now teaches high school gym. [caption id="attachment_22465" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via cuzpatsaysso.blogspot.com Image via cuzpatsaysso.blogspot.com[/caption] 101 Dalmatians... [caption id="attachment_22466" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via liliesgrace.deviantart.com Image via liliesgrace[/caption] ...Were FINALLY rescued from their animal hoarding situation. They were re-homed, mostly to families with cats and no dogs. [caption id="attachment_22467" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via https://www.dogbreedinfo.com Image via Dog Breed Info Center[/caption] Milo and Otis... [caption id="attachment_22468" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via www.ew.com Image via Entertainment Weekly[/caption] ...Were so respected for their communication skills, they became Ambassadors for the United Nations. [caption id="attachment_22469" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via moviewriternyu.wordpress.com Image via moviewriternyu.wordpress.com[/caption] All Dogs Go to Heaven... [caption id="attachment_22470" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via moviewriternyu.wordpress.com Image via moviewriternyu.wordpress.com[/caption] ...Got kicked out. Again. Thanks Charlie. Way to hump an angel's leg. [caption id="attachment_22471" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via www.cracked.com Image via Cracked[/caption] Goofy... [caption id="attachment_22472" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via www.clipartpanda.com Image via Clipart Panda[/caption] ...Dropped off the grid before Y2K hit. No one has seen him since. [caption id="attachment_22473" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via en.wikipedia.org Image via Wikipedia[/caption] The Taco Bell Dog... [caption id="attachment_22474" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via stuffpoint.com Image via stuffpoint[/caption] ...Became an immigration advocate after being deported, even though he was born in the U.S. He now spearheads initiatives where Chihuahuas are flown legally over borders. [caption id="attachment_22475" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via news.stanford.edu Image via Stanford News[/caption] Wishbone... [caption id="attachment_22476" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via community.livejournal.com Image via Livejournal[/caption] ...Joined Renfair, but never reads. He doesn't actually know how. [caption id="attachment_22477" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via www.lazycranch.com Image via Lazy C Ranch[/caption] Scooby-doo... [caption id="attachment_22478" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via www.telegraph.co.uk Image via Telegraph[/caption] ...Profiles serial killers and acts as freelance consultant for Law and Order SVU. [caption id="attachment_22479" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via jeremyirons.net Image via Jeremy Irons[/caption] Astro from The Jetsons... [caption id="attachment_22481" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via fuzfeed.com Image via fuzfeed[/caption] ...Time traveled back to tell us the iPhone 6 is a waste of space. [caption id="attachment_22482" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via www.cnet.com Image via cnet[/caption] Ren and Stimpy... [caption id="attachment_22483" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via remixacupuncture.com Image via Remix[/caption] ...Work for the NSA. [caption id="attachment_22484" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Image via https://mentalfloss.com Image via mental_floss[/caption] Catdog... [caption id="attachment_22485" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via catdog.wikia.com Image via CatDog Wiki[/caption] ...Are employed by a lobby that represents the interests of genetic researchers to Congress. [caption id="attachment_22486" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via endthelie.com Image via End The Lie[/caption] Odie from Garfield... [caption id="attachment_22487" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via https://www.hdwpapers.com Image via HD wpapers[/caption] ...Opened an Italian restaurant. There are no cats allowed on the premises. [caption id="attachment_22488" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via https://www.eastbaytrainer.com Image via Aguirre Fitness[/caption] Beethoven... [caption id="attachment_22489" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via https://kidzshowz.files.wordpress.com Image via Kidz Showz[/caption] ...Got involved in way too many paternity suits, so he got himself neutered. [caption id="attachment_22490" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via denverfitnessbootcamp.com Image via Denver Fitness Boot Camp[/caption] Clifford... [caption id="attachment_22491" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via wegotthiscovered.com Image via We Got This Covered[/caption] ...Went blonde in '02 just to mix up his look and ended up modeling. [caption id="attachment_22492" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via post.bark.co Image via BarkPost[/caption] Pete the Pup from The Little Rascals [caption id="attachment_22494" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via https://www.chelseadogs.com Image via Chelsea Dogs[/caption] ...Is a commentator for NASCAR. He maintains Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a great big pussy-cat. [caption id="attachment_22497" align="aligncenter" width="650"]Image via https://hometracks.nascar.com Image via Nascar[/caption]  
h/t to Nicole Gabriel for her pawsome collaboration skills!

Hope Bobbitt

7 years ago

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