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The animated SpinOff of the [[{{Film/Beethoven}} 1992 film]] featuring a St. Bernard as its title character. In the animated series, Beethoven could speak, but only to his fellow canine friends, who were exclusive to the series. Also, there was a Guinea pig named Mr. Huggs who wasn't in the movie.

Developed for television by the creators of ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' and Creator/{{Universal}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Exosquad}} Cartoon]] [[WesternAnimation/EarthwormJim Studios]]. A total of 26 episodes were aired on Creator/{{CBS}} Saturday Mornings between 1994 and 1995.
!!Tropes found in the cartoon series:

%%* AbsurdlySpaciousSewer: Seen in "The Incredible Pointless Journey".
* BerserkButton: Beethoven is sensitive about his weight.
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
%%* BigEater: Beethoven.
* BigFriendlyDog: Beethoven.
%%* BigNo
%%* ButtMonkey: George and to an extent, Mr. Huggs. Also Sparky at times.
%%* CatsAreMean
* CensorshipBySpelling: "Okay, who's been teaching the dog to spell?"
%%* CheerfulChild: Emily Newton.
%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Ceasar.
%%* CoolBigSis: Ryce Newton.
%%* CoolOldGuy: Blind Shep.
%%* DeadpanSnarker: Sparky, Ginger, Mr. Huggs, and George share this role.
%%* DistressBall: Sparky in "The Pound".
%%* DogsAreDumb: Ceasar.
%%* FiveManBand
* FragileSpeedster: Sparky is the fastest of the main five but [[spoiler:gets beat up by a cat]].
%%* GentleGiant: Beethoven.
* IAmNotWeasel: Mr. Huggs dislikes being called a hamster.
* IdentityAmnesia: "A Cat Named Rover", where Rover [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin loses his memory and thinks he's a cat]].
%%* {{Jerkass}}: Mowser.
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Sparky.
%%* NotSoHarmlessVillain: Puff Puff the cat.
* OffModel: all over the place. But the worst case is with Ryce, who constantly switches from five-fingered hands to the standard [[FourFingeredHands four-fingered ones]] everyone else has.
* SpinOff: Of the [[{{Film/Beethoven}} 1992 film]] based on the [[ComicStrip/{{Beethoven}} Comic Strip]]
* TalkingAnimal: In this series, Beethoven could talk to his fellow dogs
%%* TeamMom: Ginger acts like one.
%%* UrineTrouble: Beethoven does this to Killer.