Santa's Little Helper

fictional character from The Simpsons franchise

Santa's Little Helper is a fictional character in The Simpsons. Santa's Little Helper is a greyhound and is the Simpson family pet dog. He first appeared in the episode, Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire where he was working as a race dog at a dog track and was abandoned by his owner after he finished in last place. He is then adopted by Homer and Bart. He is orange and brown colored. In the episode, The Canine Mutiny he was shortly abandoned by Bart after Bart gets a new dog named Laddie (a parody of Lassie) with his credit card and the repo-men took him but is then re-adopted by Bart after he gets bored of Laddie and goes to search for Santa's Little Helper who was at the time working as a seeing-eye dog for a blind man.

The Simpsons character
Santa's Little Helper
GenderMale
JobRetired racing dog
Voice actorFrank Welker (1989-2002)
Dan Castellaneta (2002-Present)
MotherShe Biscuit
Adoptive fatherHomer Simpson
Bart Simpson
First appearance
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" (1989)