Calling all dog lovers who grew up watching cartoons in the ’80s or ’90s. Check out 10 of the catchiest dog-themed toy sensations from your childhood! Chances are that at least one of these found its way onto your birthday wish list. How many of these commercials do you remember?
|Pound puppies are the huggable stuffed dogs you ‘adopt’ like a Cabbage Patch Kid. The pupularity of Pound Puppies inspired a cartoon series, a feature film, and even a feline spin-off. Do you remember the theme song? Check it out!|
What’s the surprise? These “pregnant” stuffed dogs came with an unspecified number of puppies inside. Equal parts cute and creepy.
Tekno the Dog Robot
A slightly disappointing robot dog that wants to be your new best friend.
Puppy in my Pocket
|These collectible mini-pups come in sets as well as “blind bags:” you don’t know which puppy you get until you open it! Addictive fun. Older puppies are solid plastic, while the latest generation are flocked and furry. Comes with fact cards including “huggability.” Remember the cartoon series?|
Party Surprise Pet Party
Polly Pocket Pet Parade
Polly Pocket: the tiny self-contained sets that fit in your pocket, and were the envy of all your friends. Today the name lives on, but the toys are no longer pocket-sized. (Not as fun!)
Poochie for Girls
|Before America fell in love with Hello Kitty, there was Poochie for girls! Toys, toiletries, stamps, and more, all featuring perky Poochie and her signature purple sunglasses. Check out Poochie’s cartoon special here.|
Fluppy dogs, with their style-able yarn hair ears, can cross between worlds with a magic crystal. Five year-old me had no idea. I just practiced hair braiding skills on mine.
Pet Doctor Barbie
Barbie makes being a veterinarian look good!
Wrinkles the Puppet
A wrinkle-covered snuggly puppet puppy. What more could a kid want, really?