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A Dog Named Dog:
Many characters of , including Mr. Pig.
Adventure Time Similarly, a side character in is a horse named Mr. Horse.
The Ren & Stimpy Show Most of the cast of . Oddly, Almost Naked Animals Howie the dog is the only exception.
: Dolce/Sweet has a Butterfly familiar named Butterfly.
Angels Friends Bird from .
Bob the Builder is about a cat named Cat and a dog named Dog who were CatDog born fused together.
who are respectively a cow and a chicken.
Cow and Chicken horse is named Horse.
Dudley Do-Right's : No points for guessing Fat Cat's species (though it's also got a double meaning as he is a wealthy animal businessman/criminal too). Also, his henchman Mole is a mole.
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers : Dog the dog.
The Foxbusters : Practically everyone besides the title turtle. His friends include a bear named Bear, a rabbit named Rabbit, a beaver named Beaver, a fox named Fox, a snail named Snail etc. Apparently only turtles are creative enough to give their offspring names not taken after their respective species.
Franklin The main character in the short-lived cartoon series Family Dog did not have a name.
: When he gets in a scrape, he makes his escape with the help of his friend, an ape named Ape.
George of the Jungle The Souphanousinphones' dog in is named Doggy.
King of the Hill One may wonder if would still keep the "Little" part of his name when he grows up.
Little Bear Subversion: owns a pet hamster named Elephant.
Little Bill gives us a rat named Ratty and a mole named Mole, who serve as Bogus's main adversaries.
Mr. Bogus Birch of has a cat named My Life Me Neko.
's Pato (Spanish for "duck").
Pocoyo The title characters of . Interestingly, all the other characters are robots and monsters, yet have distinct names.
Robot And Monster The titular pet in .
Sarah & Duck have a pet Komodo dragon named Komodo.
The Secret Saturdays Sheep, the main character of .
Sheep in the Big City The cast of .
Skunk Fu! has Bunnie Rabbot. Justified in that "Bunnie" is an actual name.
Sonic Sat Am There is also Cat, the cat. And Lupe, the Wolf.
And Muttski, Sonic's non-humanoid dog.
: Cartman's cat is called Mr. Kitty. Ironically, Mr. Kitty is female.
South Park Parodied with the holiday episode, "Woodland Critter Christmas", where this trope is combined with Buffy Speak. The critters (who also happen to be devil worshippers) are named as follows: Squirrely the squirrel, Rabbity the rabbit, Beavery the beaver, Beary the bear, Porcupiney the porcupine, Skunky the skunk, Foxy the fox, Deery the deer, Woodpeckery the woodpecker, Mousey the mouse, Racoony the raccoon, and Chickadee-y the chickadee. It makes sense considering the entire story was cooked up by Cartman at the end of the episode.
Sponge Bob Square Pants A plankton named Plankton. "Plankton's Army" reveals that his full name is Sheldon J. Plankton, so this is a Species Surname.
A sponge named SpongeBob. This informs audiences that SpongeBob is a sponge, not an anthropomorphic block of Cartoon Cheese.
Subverted Trope: Squidward is an octopus, not a squid.
In , Taz has a pet named 'Dog'. Who is a turtle. Taz-Mania Who thinks he is a dog.
In , the main diesel character is named simply Diesel.
Thomas the Tank Engine and ThunderCats does have some ThunderCats (2011) Odd Names Out, but many of the cast of Catfolk have names denoting their species: Lion-O, Cheetara, Tygra, Jaga, Panthro, Leo and Panthera, as does enemy Chameleon Khamai, and Team Pet Snarf, a snarf.
Every character in . Which makes a certain amount of sense, since most objects in Word World Word World are made of the letters that spell what it is.
has the alien robot sphere named Sphere and the albino wolf named Wolf. Young Justice Lampshaded when Conner (who named the above two) is introduced to a monkey named Monkey. He says that's a good name.
Terrytoons' Deputy Dawg had a character named Al E. Gator.
has Zecora the zebra and Mayor Mare. Surprisingly for a children's franchise, they usually manage to avoid this.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Inverted in . Their pet dog is named Human.
Stunt Dawgs Played straight in where half of the title duo is a cat named Cat, a pig named Pig, a small chicken named Little Chicken, the group of teens are called The Teens and many other examples.
Peg + Cat stars a pig named Pig, goat named Goat, and a cricket named Cricket. The latter used to be a Mantis, but things changed.
Pig Goat Banana Cricket features a giant pink lion by the name of Lion.