Underdog, also known as Shoeshine, is a canine superhero from the live-action film of the same name. He was previously a normal dog until he was exposed to a variety of DNA of different animals, which modifies the beagle's DNA and gives him supernatural powers and abilities.

Powers and Abilities

Underdog possesses super-canine strength, speed, durability, agility, aging, healing, regeneration, senses, invincibility, invulnerability, endurance, longevity, intelligence, and flight. He is able to speak like a regular human. He is also able to emit a bark that is so strong it can shatter glass.


  • The scene where Underdog and Sweet Polly Purebred eat spaghetti together is a parody of the similar iconic scene from Disney's Lady and the Tramp.
  • Underdog is a canine spoof of the DC comic book superhero, Superman. Shoeshine is based on Superman's secret identity, Clark Kent.