35 Great Movie Pets

Today being National Mutt Day, we figured it might be fun to take a look back at some of the great and most loyal movie pets in cinema history.

By Matthew Lissauer

A scene from "Benji."

© Mulberry Square Productions

When the world gets you down, you can always count on a loyal companion to pick you back up. Though today is about celebrating mixed-breed dogs, or mutts, we can't help but show appreciation for all of our loveable friends. And, what better way to express ourselves, then to pick out our favorite movie pets we'll never forget. Take a look below and enjoy our gallery highlighting 35 of the greatest, most adorable movie pets!