''Air Buddies'' is a series of [[DirectToVideo direct-to-DVD]] movies produced by [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]]. The series is a spin-off series to Disney’s ''Film/AirBud'' movie series.

The movies are about Air Bud’s five puppies: Budderball, B-Dawg, Buddha, Mudbud and Rosebud, who all go out together on a crazy adventure. Unlike the original ''Air Bud'' series, however, in this movie series, the animals talk.

As of today, these are the following films in the ''Air Buddies'' franchise:
[[index]]
* ''Film/AirBuddies2006'' (2006)
* ''Snow Buddies'' (2008)
* ''Space Buddies'' (2009)
* ''Santa Buddies'' [[/index]](2009 ChristmasSpecial)[[index]]
** ''The Search For Santa Paws'' [[/index]](2010 SpinOff)[[index]]
** ''Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups'' (2012)
* ''Spooky Buddies'' [[/index]](2011 HalloweenSpecial)[[index]]
* ''Treasure Buddies'' (2012)
* ''Super Buddies'' (2013)
[[/index]]
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!!These movies provide examples of these tropes:

* TheAce: Pretty much every guest dog in each movie.
* AdultFear
* AnAesop
* AnimalTalk
* AscendedExtra: Each ''Buddies'' movie has one guest dog joining the Buddies.
* BattleCouple: Buddy and Molly.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: The Buddies sometimes get vicious when they fight.
* BigEater: Budderball, obviously.
* BigNo: Budderball says this in ''Super Buddies'' [[spoiler: when Captain Canine dies]].
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Sometimes Rosebud.
* {{Catchphrase}}: Budderball's catchphrase is "Oh, sweet mama!" and B-Dawg has several catchphrases.
* ChaseScene
* ChristmasEpisode: ''Santa Buddies''.
* ConspicuousCG: Most scenes that involve any of the animals, mostly since they can talk.
* CoolOldGuy: Deputy Sniffer.
** Also Bartelby's grandpa in ''Super Buddies''.
* CoversAlwaysLie: On the ''Air Buddies'' posters, B-Dawg is seen wearing sunglasses. However, he does not wear them at all in the movies.
* CuteBruiser: Rosebud.
* DemotedToExtra: Buddy, the star of ''AirBud'', was demoted to a smaller role in these movies. While he and Molly did have good-sized roles in ''Air Buddies'' and ''Snow Buddies'', they are more AWOL in the other films.
* DiabolusExNihilo: Unlike Stan Cruge, Ms. Stout is given no FreudianExcuse for why she hates Christmas. She just does.
* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud
* DisneyDogFight: A standard in these movies.
* DogStereotype
* DogsAreDumb: Deputy Sniffer is somewhat like this.
* TheDogBitesBack: From ''Snow Buddies'': Jean Georges' huskies, who were constantly insulted by their owner, turn on him in the end.
* DrivesLikeCrazy: Denning.
* DumbassHasAPoint: Obviously, Grim points some of these out in ''Air Buddies''.
* EvilBrit: Spinkel, the main villain of ''Air Buddies''.
* FiveManBand:
** TheHero - B-Dawg
** TheLancer - Mudbud
** TheSmartGuy - Buddha
** TheBigGuy - Budderball
** TheChick - Rosebud
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In ''Santa Buddies'', when Puppy Paws wishes Christmas would go away, Santa Paws tells him that's a terrible thing to say. This is a foreshadowing to it's spin-off prequel, ''Santa Paws 2'', when that wish is actually granted, then HilarityEnsues.
* FrenchJerk: Jean Georges of ''Snow Buddies''.
* FunHatingConfiscatingAdult: Ms. Stout from ''The Search for Santa Paws''. She not only confiscates any toys or Christmas decorations she finds, she also incinerates them in the furnace.
* {{Gasshole}}: Budderball has a habbit of passing gas every time someone pulls his paw.
* TheGrinch: Stan Cruge from ''Santa Buddies'' and Ms. Stout from ''The Search for Santa Paws''. Only Cruge gets better.
* HalloweenEpisode: ''Spooky Buddies''.
* HeelFaceTurn: Jean Georges' huskies, after Adam, Shasta and the Buddies save them from the ice.
* {{Homage}} / MythologyGag:
** In ''Air Buddies'', [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Hx8w096i6jI/Sve2EFcFcgI/AAAAAAAANyI/iJ-lQQEOYOw/s1600-h/dogs+airbuds.png the five balls the Buddies are carrying in their mouths]] when they're left alone with the babysitter, are references to the five different sports Buddy played in the ''AirBud'' movies. It also shows what sport each pup is interested in.
** In the first film, Buddy's picture in the newspaper is the one from the ''Air Bud'' movie poster.
* HypercompetentSidekick: In ''Santa Buddies'', Santa Paws' dog helpers fall into this category.
* IDontThinkThatsSuchAGoodIdea: In ''Space Buddies'' when the Buddies and Sputnik debate over who should fix the rocket.
* LetHimChoose: At the end of the first movie, Budderball chose to live with Spinkel's kid.
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: {{Averted}} in the ''AirBud'' series, but played straight in the ''Air Buddies'' series.
* OddlyNamedSequel: ''Santa Buddies'' spawn its own set of sequels.
* PinkGirlBlueBoy: In some movies, Rosebud is wearing something pink in contrast to her brothers just to indicate where she is amongst the group.
* PunnyName: All five of the Buddies have a name that relates to their personality and is a pun on the word "Bud".
* RichBitch: Spinkel and his kid in ''Air Buddies''.
* ScoobyDoobyDoors: Happens in ''Air Buddies''.
* ShoutOut: In ''Air Buddies'', when the Buddies are at the drive-in movie, ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'' is playing.
* SpinOffspring: Air Bud is the father of the Buddies, whereas the Buddies are the stars of these movies.
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Denning and Grim in ''Air Buddies''.
* TongueOnTheFlagpole: Budderball's tongue gets stuck to an icicle in ''Snow Buddies''.
* TotallyRadical: Mostly from B-Dawg.
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