Scooby-Doo named America's favorite on-screen pet

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Joe Goldie as Scooby-Doo performing on stage in Scooby-Doo Live! at London Palladium on August 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Scooby-Doo is top dog!

The cartoon character has been named America’s favorite on-screen pet. That's according to a study by Onepoll in conjunction with WAGZ.

Scooby first began gracing our television screens almost 50 years ago, in 1969. He's become so popular that he even beat out other favorites like Snoopy and Lassie.

The study questioned two-thousand people about our deep love of pets. Toto of “The Wizard of Oz”, Lassie of the TV show of the same name, and Beethoven of the "Beethoven" film series also made the top ten.

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