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Squirrel!
~ Dug.

Dug is a main character of Disney/Pixar's 2009 film Up and the main protagonist in Pixar's short Dug's Special Mission as well as a main titular protagonist in Pixar's 2021 series spin-off Dug Days. Dug was listed #10 in Empire Magazine's The 50 Best Animated Movie Characters.

He is voiced by Pixar story artist Bob Peterson.

Personality

Dug is a playful, friendly, and lovable dog who is always kind to those he loves. He likes almost everybody he comes across. He is also very good at following rules and can be somewhat of an airhead at times.

My Disney Experience

Dug is the top dog in Disney/Pixar's Up! He has just met you, and he loves you. Squirrel!

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Trivia

  • In the Monsters, Inc. comic book mini-series, Laugh Factory, when Sid breaks into Boo's room, Dug can be seen as a plush next to the Pixar ball.
  • In Ratatouille, as Remy runs through an apartment building, Dug's shadow can be seen on a wall. Ratatouille was released two years before Up, but Up was in production.
  • John Goodman, Seth Rogen, Josh Gad, Jack Black, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff, Bill Hader, and Neil Patrick Harris were all considered for the role of Dug.
  • Dug has the same yelp as Scud from Toy Story.
  • Dug was awarded the Palm Dog Award by the British film critics as the best canine performance at Cannes Film Festival, beating out the fox from Antichrist and the black poodle from Inglourious Basterds.
  • As seen in the credits, Dug has a mate and several puppies, possibly a spoof of Disney's One Hundred and One Dalmatians.
  • The fact that Dug's nose, eyes, and tail are perfectly aligned with each other could be a reference to Pluto.
  • Dug is the only dog owned by Charles Muntz that is not named after a Greek letter. Interestingly enough, there isn't a dog named Delta seen in the film, so it's possible that Dug is Delta.

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A Bug's Life
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Ratatouille
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WALL.E
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Up
Carl Fredricksen | Russell | Dug | Kevin | Ellie Fredricksen

Brave
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Inside Out
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Coco
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Turning Red
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