2021 Printable Calendars

Save the Disney Dates with these Printable 2021 Calendars

By the D23 Team

From the Disney+ debut of WandaVision on January 15 to Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18—with a host of premieres, openings, and milestone anniversaries in between—there’ll be no shortage of important dates for Disney fans to remember in 2021. And if you don’t already have a calendar where said dates can be circled, D23 has got you…

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McDonald’s

The Adorable Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway-Inspired Toys You Need to See

By Beth Deitchman

What makes a Happy Meal even happier? Well, feast your eyes on a brand-new line of Happy Meal® toys that have just rolled into McDonald’s®. This new collection is inspired by the Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction and features our favorite mouse and his friends experiencing some of the most iconic attractions from across Walt…

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Pluto

A Dog’s “Tail”: Celebrating 90 Years with Pluto

By Nicole Carroll, Walt Disney Archives

Everyone knows that a dog is man’s best friend and classic companion. And, as Walt Disney once said, “Dogs are known and loved in every land.” This is certainly the case in the many worlds created by The Walt Disney Company. Countless new and old Disney favorites include a lovable pup: there’s Nana in Peter Pan (1953);…

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Download These Disney Dog Phone Wallpapers to Give Your Phone a Paw-Some Makeover

By the D23 Team

From Pluto to Pongo, we love all the dogs in the worlds of Disney. If these furry friends have you barking with joy, you’ll love these downloadable phone wallpapers to celebrate some of our favorite dogs from Disney movies.

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lunar new year dogs

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Our Favorite Disney Dogs

By Megan Deppe

We can’t find a single bone to pick with any of these cuddly canines as we prepare to celebrate the Lunar New Year! The Year of the Dog begins today and we can think of no better time to celebrate our favorite pups from throughout Disney’s history. We’ve seen Disney dogs help their owners find true love, guard them in times of danger, and settle…

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Lilo & Stitch holiday art

A Behind-the-Sketch Look: Art from Favorite Disney Holiday Moments

By Nicole Nalty

Whether it’s Mickey and Minnie exchanging gifts in Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, or Lady popping up out of a hatbox on Christmas in Lady and the Tramp, there’s something about holiday moments in Disney films that have just an extra sprinkling of pixie dust. Our friends at the Animation Research Library preserve the artwork from these and…

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10 Favorite Disney Pets for National Love Your Pet Day

Since Pluto made his debut as Mickey Mouse’s loyal canine companion in the 1931 cartoon short The Moose Hunt, pets have held a special place in Disney history. They’re often the best kind of sidekick: a true-blue friend that’s ready for adventure. And they come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and species—from dogs, rodents, and horses to… well, whatever Stitch…

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All Aboard with Mickey: Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip

By Jim Fanning

On November 1, 1940, Mickey Mouse first sported a straw hat, twirled a cane and whistled a happy traveling tune as he waited at the Burbank, California train depot (presumably not far from the newly opened Walt Disney Studios on Buena Vista Street in that same city) to start a jaunty train journey to Pomona in Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip. This classic…

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Unraveling Pluto’s Sweater

Film Historian and Author J.B. Kaufman (Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic) makes the Dog Days of Summer a little cooler with his look back at the making of the 1949 short Pluto’s Sweater.

Recently, in the course of some other research, I made an interesting Pluto discovery. Pluto’s Sweater (1949), one of dozens of Pluto shorts released during the 1940s,…

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Pluto standing at attention

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Walt Disney’s Pluto

An authentic dog star in the Disney galaxy, Pluto has been “best in show” ever since he first sniffed out stardom in 1930. Walt was inspired to create Disney’s top dog by remembering the personable pooches he met while living on the farm in his childhood home of Marceline, Missouri. Ever since Pluto has, as Walt put it, been “working hard and trying, but…

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