The 101 Dalmatians by Dodie SmithPongo and Missis had a lovely life. With their human owners, the Dearlys, to look after them, they lived in a comfortable home in London with their 15 adorable Dalmatian puppies, loved and admired by all. Especially the Dearlys neighbor Cruella de Vil, a fur-fancying fashion plate with designs on the Dalmatians spotted coats! So, when the puppies are stolen from the Dearly home, and even Scotland Yard is unable to find them, Pongo and Missis know they must take matters into their own paws! The delightful childrens classic adapted twice for popular Disney productions. Ages 8-11
What are the names of the puppies in '101 Dalmatians'?
The film tells the story of a litter of Dalmatian puppies who are kidnapped by the villainous Cruella de Vil , who wants to use their fur to make into coats. Their parents, Pongo and Perdita, set out to save their children from Cruella, all the while rescuing 84 additional puppies that were bought in pet shops, bringing the total of Dalmatians to Originally released to theaters on January 25, , by Buena Vista Distribution ,  One Hundred and One Dalmatians was a box office success, pulling the studio out of the financial slump caused by Sleeping Beauty , a costlier production released two years prior. Songwriter Roger Radcliffe lives in a bachelor flat in London , along with his pet Dalmatian , Pongo. Bored with bachelor life, Pongo decides to find a wife for Roger and a mate for himself. While watching various women with their female dog look-alikes out the window, he spots the perfect pair, a woman named Anita and her female Dalmatian, Perdita.
Other notable 101 Dalmatians dog names
A sequel, The Starlight Barking , continues from the end of the first novel. At a dinner party attended by the Dearly couple, Cruella de Vil expresses her dislike for animals; subsequently, the couple's new Dalmatian puppies disappear. The Dearly dogs are now among 97 puppies who were kidnapped or legally purchased from various owners, with the intention of skinning them for their fur. Through the co-operation of animals and the " Twilight barking ", the dogs are found in Suffolk , England, and a rescue ensues. Pongo and Missis are a pair of Dalmatians who live with the newly married Mr. Dearly and their two nannies, Nanny Cook and Nanny Butler. Dearly is a "financial wizard" who has been granted lifelong tax exemption and lent a house on the Outer Circle in Regent's Park in return for wiping out the government debt.