Illustration of Snoopy dressed as Santa on a green background with black text above
Snoopy is a character in the famous comic strip by Charles M. Schulz, Peanuts. Snoopy is an imaginative beagle who fantasizes about becoming an author, student, army officer, and other human professions and interests. Snoopy first appeared in 1950 and was originally Patty’s dog, but later became Charlie Brown’s dog. There have been many Peanuts Christmas stories including animated movies, such as A Charlie Brown Christmas.