What kind of dog is Scooby Doo

Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you?

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Scooby Dooby Doo where are you?

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Come on Scooby Doo fans, it's time to solve the mystery about our favorite character! The one who always enthralls us with its intriguing expression and captivating role - Yes, we are indeed talking about none other than Scooby Dooby Doo, who is not a mere cartoon character. But he is a pop culture icon without whom the mystery gang is incomplete and with his charming role has captured the hearts of many. 

And in this blog, we will not only uncover what kind of dog is Scooby Doo, what is Scooby Doo's full name, when did Scooby Doo come out but also learn how to draw a Scooby Doo. So, if you are a Scooby Doo fan waiting to discover all  about this amazing, goofy, fictional fur buddy then you are at the right place. No need to split up the gang for this mystery solving adventure will surely zoinks every Scooby Dooby Doo fan!

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What kind of dog is Scooby Doo

→ What is Scooby Doo's full name?

Scoobert Doo is the full name of Scooby Doo.

→ How old is Scooby Doo?

Scooby Doo is a fictional character and its age is not stated. But Scooby seems to be around 5 to  7 years old in human years depending upon his energy, appearance and antics.

→ How tall is Scooby Doo?

In the cartoon, Scooby Doo is depicted to be as tall as a human being. As per the estimates it seems to be 6 to 7 feet tall when standing upright.

→ What kind of dog is Scooby Doo? What breed of dog is Scooby Doo?

Scooby Doo is a cartoon character based on the dog breed ‘Great Dane’. These great dane that look like scooby doo are known for their gentle nature and giant size due to which they are often called gentle giants. Scooby Doo dog breed is depicted as a goofy character who loves eating snacks and helps his human friends solve mysteries.

→ Who owns Scooby Doo?

Scooby Doo great dane is a fictional character owned by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of WarnerMedia.

When did Scooby Doo come out?

When did Scooby Doo come out

‘Scooby Dooby Doo where are you’ is an animated series created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears. Scooby Doo the doggy character in this series made its debut on September 13, 1969.

There is a selection of series featuring Scooby Doo and his friends. The Scooby Doo series are listed below:



Scooby Doo, Where Are You!


This is the first series that introduced the iconic characters - Scooby Doo, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma. These friends travel in their van solving mysteries related to supernatural beings.

The New Scooby Doo Movies 


The new Scooby Doo showcases our mystery gang teaming up with special guests, other Hanna-Barbera cartoons and live action celebrities.

The Scooby Doo Show 


This series is a continuation of the original series where Scooby and his friends are seen unmasking villains posing as monsters. 

Scooby Doo and Scrappy Doo


This series introduced Scooby's energetic nephew, Scrappy Doo, who joins the gang in their mystery solving adventures.

The New Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show


This series also features Scooby, Scrappy and the team solving mysteries.

The 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo


In the 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo, Scooby, Shaggy, Daphne, and Scrappy with some new characters capture 13 ghosts that are released from a magical chest.

A Pup Named Scooby Doo


This series is a prequel to the original Scooby Doo series, depicting Scooby Doo and his friends as children solving mysteries in their hometown of Coolsville.

What's New, Scooby Doo?


In this, the mystery gang is seen traveling at various locations solving mysteries involving ghosts and monsters.

Shaggy & Scooby Doo Get a Clue!


In this comedic series, Shaggy inherits a fortune and becomes a superhero, with Scooby Doo as his sidekick, as they solve mysteries and battle villains.

Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated


This series follows the gang in their hometown of Crystal Cove, where they uncover dark secrets and mysteries.

Be Cool, Scooby Doo!


A comedic reboot of the series, featuring updated animation and humor, as the Mystery Inc. gang solves mysteries while traveling the world.

Scooby Doo and Guess Who?


In this series, the Mystery Inc. gang teams up with various guest stars, including celebrities and fictional characters, to solve mysteries and unmask villains.


Who voiced Scooby Doo?

Who voiced Scooby Doo

Scooby Doo has been voiced by the following actors over the years:

  • Don Messick (1969–1997)
  • Scott Innes (1998–2001)
  • Neil Fanning (2002)
  • Frank Welker (2002–present)

How to draw Scooby Doo?

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The Following are the steps of how to draw a Scooby Doo:

Step 1

Sketch the Basic Shapes: Begin the Scooby Doo drawings by sketching the basic shapes that will make the Scooby Doo body parts. You can create ovals and circles to depict the parts or you can directly create a sketch of Scooby Doo body.

Step 2

Outline the Head and Body: Refine the shape of great dane Scooby Doo head and body, define the snout by creating a curved line. Draw two circles depicting eyes and add pupils inside. Then sketch its ears on top of its head to shape the drawings of scooby doo. 

Step 3

Outline the Limbs:  Sketch Scooby Doo's front legs extending from his torso, making them thicker towards the body and gradually thinner towards the feet. Draw his back legs in a similar manner and add its tail at the back curving it upward.

Step 4

Add Facial Features & Details: Add details to Scooby-Doo's face, including his eyebrows, mouth, and tongue. Also give him a happy expression by curving his mouth upwards into a smile. Add Scooby-Doo's collar around his neck, including a small tag with the letter "SD" for Scooby-Doo.


What dog is Scooby Doo? Is Scooby Doo a great dane?

Scooby Doo’s specific breed is not mentioned in the cartoons but its large size and demeanor resembles Great Dane.

Why can Scooby Doo talk?

In the fictional world of Scooby Doo, animals, especially dogs, have the ability to communicate with humans in a limited manner that elevates the humor and storytelling in the show.

What color is Scooby Doo's collar?

Scooby Doo collar is typically depicted as blue, with a tag that features his initials, "SD," which stands for Scooby Doo.

Summing Up!

Creating a scooby doo fan art is not only about drawing your beloved cartoon but it is about channeling the adventurous spirit of Mystery Inc. gang. With every stroke of pencil and brush you unravel the mystery of the humorous character. And as we end our fan art we can conclude that Scooby Doo is not just a fictional character but it is a cultural phenomenon that has left an indelible mark on generations. 

So, whether you are an artist looking to hone your skills, a fan seeking to express your love for Scooby Doo, or simply someone who enjoys a good mystery, let Scooby Doo inspire you to unleash your creativity and embark on your own artistic journey. After all, as Scooby fans would say, "What's new Scooby Doo? We're coming after you."

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May 03, 2024