14 Most Famous Pet Stars In TV History

When a TV show features a memorable animal character, chances are likely that pet will win his way into your heart as though he was your very own. This list of TV’s 14 most beloved furry and fuzzy animal actors will surely conjure up some nostalgia.

Here are the most famous pet stars in TV history.


Lassie was the first canine star of her own show. She was actually played by male collies on the show that ran from 1954 to 1974. Lassie was able to sense danger and help with rescues. Over the years, Lassie was played by nine different collies. Lassie was also the star of nine movies ranging from 1943’s Lassie Come Home to 2005’s Lassie.


A Jack Russell terrier on Frasier, Eddie was actually named “Moose the Dog.” Moose shared the role of Eddie with his son Enzo after the eight season of the long-running show, which ran from 1993-2004.