He is very well known, even more well known than Charlie Brown, and may be among the most recognizable comic characters in the world. He is Charlie Brown's pet beagle, although at times it is not clear who is in charge. Snoopy’s is a little bittersweet, but he’s a very strong character. He can win or lose, be a disaster, a hero, or anything, and yet it all works out. When he’s in real trouble, he can retreat into a fantasy and thereby escape. Snoopy also loves sleeping, and being lazy.