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90s Dawg Stars: Where Are They Now?

Written by: Lisa Bernier

September 19, 2014

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.

Image via Frank's World
Image via Frank’s World

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…

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Image via MUBI

…Got tired of being dragged into toddler adventures, so he ran away to a retirement community where he mostly sleeps and cuddles with residents.

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Image via AfricanTreasurerr

Chance and Shadow from Homeward Bound…

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Image via SkyMovies

…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.

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Image via The Disney Wiki and Arch Daily


Air Bud…

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Image via The Disney Wiki

…Burned out after his athletic career tanked when he became involved in a catnip scandal. He now teaches high school gym.

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Image via cuzpatsaysso.blogspot.com

101 Dalmatians…

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Image via liliesgrace

…Were FINALLY rescued from their animal hoarding situation. They were re-homed, mostly to families with cats and no dogs.

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Image via Dog Breed Info Center

Milo and Otis…

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Image via Entertainment Weekly

…Were so respected for their communication skills, they became Ambassadors for the United Nations.

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Image via moviewriternyu.wordpress.com

All Dogs Go to Heaven…

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Image via moviewriternyu.wordpress.com

…Got kicked out. Again. Thanks Charlie. Way to hump an angel’s leg.

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Image via Cracked

Goofy…

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Image via Clipart Panda

…Dropped off the grid before Y2K hit. No one has seen him since.

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Image via Wikipedia

The Taco Bell Dog…

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Image via stuffpoint

…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.

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Image via Stanford News

Wishbone…

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Image via Livejournal

…Joined Renfair, but never reads. He doesn’t actually know how.

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Image via Lazy C Ranch

Scooby-doo…

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Image via Telegraph

…Profiles serial killers and acts as freelance consultant for Law and Order SVU.

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Image via Jeremy Irons

Astro from The Jetsons…

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Image via fuzfeed

…Time traveled back to tell us the iPhone 6 is a waste of space.

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Image via cnet

Ren and Stimpy…

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Image via Remix

…Work for the NSA.

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Image via mental_floss

Catdog…

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Image via CatDog Wiki

…Are employed by a lobby that represents the interests of genetic researchers to Congress.

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Image via End The Lie

Odie from Garfield…

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Image via HD wpapers

…Opened an Italian restaurant. There are no cats allowed on the premises.

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Image via Aguirre Fitness

Beethoven…

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Image via Kidz Showz

…Got involved in way too many paternity suits, so he got himself neutered.

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Image via Denver Fitness Boot Camp

Clifford…

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Image via We Got This Covered

…Went blonde in ’02 just to mix up his look and ended up modeling.

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Image via BarkPost

Pete the Pup from The Little Rascals

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Image via Chelsea Dogs

…Is a commentator for NASCAR. He maintains Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a great big pussy-cat.

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Image via Nascar

 

h/t to Nicole Gabriel for her pawsome collaboration skills!

Written by: Lisa Bernier

September 19, 2014