Snoopy, the popular beagle in “Peanuts” comic strip, has always been portrayed as a poodle. But there is a small group who think that Snoopy should have been portrayed as a beagle. They point out that he always has a large nose that the beagle possesses. Also, Snoopy often looks sad in the “Peanuts” comic strip and in fact, most beagles tend to look sad with upturned corners of their mouths.
Recently, Charlie Brown was asked by a reader if Snoopy is a poodle or a beagle. The answer he gave shows some strain of Snoopy’s personality. Charlie Brown answered, “Snoopy is a beagle on some days and a poodle on other days”. Recently, Snoopy has been seen more often as a poodle than as a beagle in the “Peanuts” comic strip. Read more: Should a Pregnant Dog Be Dewormed?
The question about what kind of dog Snoopy has not been settled. A few years ago, a reader of the “Peanuts” comic strip wrote to Charles Schulz and asked if Snoopy is a poodle or a beagle. Charlie Brown answered that Snoopy changes from being a poodle to being a beagle every two weeks.
This question often comes up at school in conversation when talking about Snoopy. A few weeks ago, my daughter was talking to one of her friends at school who has a poodle and another friend who has a beagle. The friend with the dog that looks like Snoopy said that his dog could never be in “Peanuts” because Snoopy is a poodle. But I explained to him that Snoopy is a beagle on some days and a poodle on other days. I told him that he can believe it because Charlie Brown said so in the “Peanuts” comic strip.
I guess we should not worry about what kind of dog Snoopy really is. He will always continue to be everybody’s favorite character no matter what kind of dog he is. After all, Snoopy is only a beagle on some days and a poodle on other days.
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If you look at the picture of Snoopy, you will see that he is a male dog. After all, his name is “Snoopy”, not “Snippy” or “Snippet”. Also, this brings up the question of whether Snoopy has a boyfriend or girlfriend. Beagles usually do not have boyfriends or girlfriends so we will not have to worry about whether Snoopy has a boyfriend or girlfriend. But, since Snoopy is not a beagle all the time, he may meet someone special that he may fall in love with. Charlie Brown seems to be worried about whether Snoopy will get married and have kids. If you look at the picture of Snoopy, we see him dressed in a black tuxedo with red flowers on his lapel and he is holding an umbrella while it is raining. This shows that Snoopy may need to work harder at getting the girl of his dreams.
Snoopy is a beagle on some days and a poodle on other days. While Snoopy was first drawn as a poodle, he started to look more like a beagle in later years. It seems that Snoopy has been changing from being a poodle to being a beagle for about 60 years now. We do not know why Snoopy is a beagle on some days and a poodle on other days. But we can be happy that he has not become a cat or a mouse because then his name would be “Snoopy” instead of “Pepper”.
We can see from this article that Snoopy has many different personalities. Sometimes he is a beagle, and other times he is a poodle; sometimes he wears glasses, and other times his eyes are crossed; sometimes we cannot tell if he is wearing pants or not.