• First appearance: April 4, 1967
  • The fluttering, sometimes sputtering, little yellow bird is Snoopy’s sidekick, whether it’s as faithful mechanic to the World War I Flying Ace, stalwart secretary to the Head Beagle, or root beer drinking buddy. Chirping in a language only Snoopy understands, Woodstock and his feathered friends are never far from Snoopy’s doghouse.

  • Did you know: Woodstock was first seen in the strip in 1967 but was named in 1970 after the summer music festival.
First appearance: April 2nd, 1987 Snoopy hangs out in the top of a tree. Snoopy thinks, "Here's the fierce vulture perched high in a tree . . ." Woodstock lands on Snoopy's back. Another bird lands on Snoopy's back. A bunch of birds sit on Snoopy's back. Snoopy thinks, "It doesn't take much these days to attract a crowd . ." First appearance: August 25th, 1983 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "All right, you tell me what's wrong with dogs, and I'll tell you what's wrong with birds." Snoopy thinks, "You go first . . ." Woodstock speaks and speaks and speaks. Snoopy says, "I think I should have gone first . . ." Woodstock continues to speak and speak. First appearance: November 17th, 1996 Snoopy sits on the doghouse wearing a hat. Woodstock and two friends walk by carrying shovels. Snoopy runs after them. Snoopy watches Woodstock bring a shovel full of snow to the foot of the birdbath. Woodstock and his friends dump snow near the birdbath and walk away. They pile the snow against the birdbath. One of the birds stands on the birdbath and yell First appearance: January 13th, 1981 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Excuse me . . I hate to interrupt . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "Have you ever heard the expression, 'to make a long story short'?" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Thank you." First appearance: August 1st, 1976 Snoopy is wearing swimming trunks and preparing to run. He starts to run slowly along. He picks up speed. He jumps up in the air. He bounces off the ground. He does a twist in the air and heads towards the birdbath head first. He splashes into the water in the birdbath. He sits up in the birdbath with Woodstock and friends resting atop his he First appearance: November 26th, 1976 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock wears a fake mustache. Snoopy thinks, "All right, Thanksgiving is over . . . Give me back my disguise!" Woodstock and Snoopy pull on opposite ends of the mustache. Snoopy thinks, "I said, give it back! What are you trying to do?! Give it to me!" The mustache rips. Woodstock and Snoopy fall off opposite ends of the doghouse. Latest appearance: February 19th, 2003 / First appearance: February 24th, 1971 Woodstock flies through the air. Linus flies upside down. Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies toward the doghouse. Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "I knew I heard the flitter, flitter, flutter, flutter of wings." Latest appearance: March 14th, 2002 / First appearance: March 6th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Woodstock flies straight up in the air. Woodstock flies to the other side of Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "Spring must be near . ." Woodstock sits on the doghouse with Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock just returned from the other end of the doghouse." First appearance: January 6th, 1977 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock runs up the side of the doghouse. Woodstock runs over Snoopy's head. Woodstock runs down over Snoopy's feet. Snoopy thinks, "Some joggers are a nuisance!" Latest appearance: May 13th, 2001 / First appearance: May 13th, 1973 Snoopy is seated on his doghouse He looks at Woodstock, who walks up, carrying a sign. Woodstock walks past. The sign reads, "MOM?" "Snf!" Snoopy starts to cry. He thinks, "That's the saddest thing I've ever seen..especially on Mother's Day..." Snoopy lies on his stomach with his head hanging over the edge of the doghouse. He thinks, "Of course, who am I to talk?" Latest appearance: December 8th, 2000 / First appearance: December 13th, 1974 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock turns in the opposite direction and speaks. Woodstock turns back around and continues to speak. Snoopy clears his throat. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Every now and then he tries to put in too much detail!" First appearance: July 14th, 1975 Woodstock flies upside down. Woodstock flies upside down past Snoopy. Woodstock continues to fly upside down. Woodstock sits in his nest upside down. His head sticks out of the bottom. Latest appearance: June 12th, 2003 / First appearance: June 17th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies toward him. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock wants me to meet his new girl friend." Snoopy walks behind Woodstock and thinks, "I hate talking to worms . . I never know what to say . . ." Woodstock thinks of hearts. Snoopy continues to think, "If she's a creepy-crawly, icky-fuzzy worm, I'll probably scream . ." Snoopy thinks, "It's very First appearance: August 11th, 1991 Snoopy jumps down from his doghouse. He runs. The birds all sit in the birdbath. Snoopy lands in the birdbath and the birds scatter. Snoopy slumps in the birdbath as the birds march off. The birds run. Snoopy is wary. The birds land in the birdbath with a splash. Snoopy goes flying. Snoopy appears very bedraggled in front of Charlie B First appearance: October 12th, 1987 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on top of Snoopy's doghouse. Woodstock says something to Snoopy. Snoopy turns and says, "ME?" Snoopy looks upset and says, "NO! I'm offended you would even suggest it!" Snoopy says, "I refuse to enter a Spuds MacKenzie look-alike contest!" First appearance: July 26th, 1975 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock lies on his feet. Snoopy opens his eyes. Woodstock falls asleep on his feet. Snoopy kicks Woodstock in the air and spins him with his feet. Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock lies on his feet. Latest appearance: April 15th, 2001 / First appearance: April 22nd, 1973 Linus stands in the grass, pointing. He shouts, "HE'S COMING! HE'S COMING!" Snoopy dances over with a basket. He tosses an egg to Linus, who says, "Thank you, Easter Beagle! Thank you!" He dances by Lucy, and tosses her an egg. She says, "Thank you." He jumps in the air, throwing one to Sally, who says, "Thank you very much." Shroeder says, "Thank you." as Snoopy ro First appearance: January 18th, 1996 Snoopy sits on the grass and thinks to Woodstock, "I tried being a sheep dog once . ." Woodstock holds a shepherd's staff. Snoopy crouches and opens his eyes wide. Snoopy thinks, "I used to stare at the sheep like this, but it didn't work . ." Snoopy thinks, "They thought I was just being rude!" First appearance: May 23rd, 1993 Charlie Brown and Snoopy are lying in a field asleep beneath a tree. Snoopy is draped over Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown and Snoopy are lying in a field asleep beneath a tree. Snoopy is draped over Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown leaps up, sending Snoopy flying, and screams, "AAUGH! I've got a cramp in my foot!" Charlie Brown hops off with one foot in the air and says, "Ouch! O First appearance: August 24th, 1984 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on Snoopy's doghouse. Snoopy reads a paper. He thinks, "It says here that some birds have 'magnetic heads.'" Snoopy thinks, "'Some birds have iron oxide in tissue behind their eyes that helps them navigate.'" Snoopy thinks, "I wonder if that's you . . ." Snoopy holds up a magnet and Woodstock sticks to it by his head. Snoopy thinks, "It's you all
Latest appearance: March 30th, 2018 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1971 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, no you don't!" Charlie Brown continues, "You get fed after the game, not before!" Snoopy walks away with the supper dish still in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "I hate these salary disputes." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2018 / First appearance: March 10th, 1971 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Peppermint Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I've worked out the baseball schedule for our two teams, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty slides the paper over to Charlie Brown and says, "Here, take a look at it, and see what you think . ." Charlie Brown reaches for the paper. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "You tou Latest appearance: February 16th, 2018 / First appearance: February 19th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth. He says, "Sometimes I ask myself questions . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Sometimes I ask myself, 'Is this your real life, or is this just a pilot film?'" Charlie Brown holds his arms out and asks, "Is my life a thirty-nine week series or is it a special?" Lucy replies, "Whatever it is, our ratings are down . . Five c Latest appearance: December 21st, 2017 / First appearance: December 24th, 1970 Sally lies in bed and says, "So here it is, Christmas Eve, but there'll be no sleigh bells outside my window tonight . ." Sally continues, "Why? Because I've totally rejected the concept of the fat guy in the red suit! For the first time in my life I feel free! For once I . . ." Sally sits up and listens. She says, "What's that? I thought I heard a sleigh bell . . ." Sally Latest appearance: December 6th, 2017 / First appearance: December 9th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl, Evening is coming on." Charlie Brown continues to write, "I wish it were snowing huge white flakes, and you and I were walking along holding hands and." Charlie Brown stops and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown crumples up the paper and throws it over his shoulder. He says, "A lot of great letters nev Latest appearance: November 11th, 2017 / First appearance: November 14th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground with a rope tied around his neck. Woodstock stands in front of him. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Woodstock is going to rescue me . ." Woodstock climbs on the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock will have me untied in no time at all . . ." Woodstock struggles with the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is going to untie me, and we're going to . . ." Woodstoc Latest appearance: October 1st, 2017 / First appearance: October 4th, 1970 Peppermint Patty runs along. Peppermint Patty is on the telephone: "Hey, Chuck, come on over, and see what my Dad gave me for my birthday.." She points: "Roses!" Charlie Brown stands behind her. He says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty adds, "And you know what he said?" They face each other. "He said that I'm growing up fast, and soo I'll be a beautiful young lady, and all Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: September 26th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass and turns his head. Lucy stands next to him and holds her hand out. Lucy says, "It's bad luck to turn away from a 'Beep.'" Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Snoopy thinks, "I didn't know that." Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: September 25th, 1970 Linus stands in the wind. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Linus' blanket is blown out of his hands. Linus runs. Linus stands next to the doghouse. The blanket completely covers Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "I hate to see fall come . . . It gets dark so early . ." Latest appearance: July 17th, 2017 / First appearance: July 20th, 1970 Linus stands behind Lucy and says, "I have a question." Linus asks, "What would happen if there were a beautiful and highly intelligent child up in heaven waiting to be born, and his or her parents decided that the two children they already had were enough?" Lucy says, "Your ignorance of theology and medicine is appalling!" Linus says, "I still think it's a good question . Latest appearance: July 16th, 2017 / First appearance: July 19th, 1970 Snoopy is wearing a baseball cap. He runs backwards, looking up at the sky. CLOMP! Snoopy stands up straight in the air and catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy runs, his cap flying off his head. CLOMP! He jumps in the air and catches another ball. CLOMP! Snoopy catches the ball, hanging upside down the air. CLOMP! His cap flies off as he catches the ball. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2017 / First appearance: July 18th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and sniffles. He thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "What do you do when the girl-beagle you love more than anything is taken from you, and you know you'll never see her again as long as you live?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy eats and thinks, "Back to eating!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2017 / First appearance: July 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries an envelope and says, "I have bad news for you." Charlie Brown continues, "That last letter you sent to your girl friend at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm never reached her . . She's not there any more . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She's been sold!" Snoopy screams and runs off the doghouse. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2017 / First appearance: July 16th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "That girl-beagle I met at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm is really something." Snoopy sits up. He smiles and thinks, "I wonder why I liked her so much? I think it's because we teased each other . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "We laughed a lot, and we teased each other . . ." Snoopy turns over and smiles. He thinks, "And the Latest appearance: July 12th, 2017 / First appearance: July 15th, 1970 Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Now you cut that out!" Snoopy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "Just because you can't go running off to see that girl-beagle you met, you don't have to be so obnoxious!" Charlie Brown points and shouts, "By golly, you'd better start behaving yourself!" Snoopy drops the phone. Charlie Brown shouts, "A Latest appearance: July 11th, 2017 / First appearance: July 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy. Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "You want to go to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm again?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Charlie Brown walks away and thinks, "No, I don't think you should . . . You've been out enough lately . . ." Snoopy kicks his supper dish and thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy sits on the ground and leans a Latest appearance: July 10th, 2017 / First appearance: July 13th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and talks into the phone. He says, "Hello? Is this the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'm calling for a friend of mine . . . He wants to speak to one of your dogs . . No, he doesn't know her name . . Describe her?" Snoopy holds out his paws and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "She has very soft paws . . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2017 / First appearance: July 12th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands on the slope of the pitcher's mound. She holds out a piece of paper: "Here, Charlie Brown...Sign this petition!" "What's it for?" "Don't be so wishy-washy..just sign it!" He yells: "WANTING TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SIGNING IS NOT BEING WISHY-WASHY!" Lucy asks, "Why are you so crabby?" He looks up and wails, "YELLIN Latest appearance: July 8th, 2017 / First appearance: July 11th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Sweetie, Have you missed me?" The Literary Ace continues to type, "I think about you all the time. I can hardly wait until Sunday morning. Don't forget . ." The Literary Ace thinks of hearts, hugs and kisses. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I think I'm in love!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2017 / First appearance: July 10th, 1970 Linus looks at a newspaper and approaches Charlie Brown. He says, "According to the paper, the riot was about war dogs . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper. Linus says, "Apparently there's been some trouble about dogs being sent to Viet Nam, and then not getting back . . ." Snoopy thinks, "All I know is, I went to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm to make a speech . . . I got whomped wi
First appearance: October 17th, 1984 Spike smiles as he looks at his reflection in a mirror. The mirror hangs on a cactus. Spike thinks, "I love this old hat . ." Spike thinks, "I think it used to be my grandfather's fishing hat . . ." Spike walks and thinks, "It must have been . ." Spike looks inside the hat and thinks, "It still has a fish in it!" First appearance: October 17th, 1958 Charlie Brown is at the table writing a letter. He crookedly writes, "Dear Pencil-Pal, How have you been?" He crumples up the paper and walks off saying, "Rats! What I need is some stationery with Lines on it!" He grabs some paper and walks off smiling. He sits at the table and starts writing on the paper with lines. He crookedly writes, "Dear Pencil-Pal, How have you bee First appearance: October 17th, 1986 Peppermint lies propped up by a pillow. She smiles as she talks on the phone. She asks,"And Marcie says football isn't feminine...Chuck...isn't she something?" She continues,"If I like to play football, does that mean I'm not feminine, Chuck?" She continues,"What do you think, Chuck? Huh? What do you think?" Charlie Brown stands with the phone to his ear and with Snoopy l Latest appearance: October 14th, 2006 / First appearance: October 17th, 1959 Charlie Brown and Schroeder sit on the ground. Schroeder says, "I'm inclined to agree with you, Charlie Brown.." Sally sits in the distance playing. Schroeder continues, "But on the other hand we must be cautious in out thinking..." He says, "We must be careful not to 'throw out the baby with the bath'" Sally gasps in shock. Schroeder turns to her and says, "Please pardon First appearance: October 17th, 1962 Lucy sits on the sidewalk and says, "Sometimes I get discouraged." Charlie Brown says, "Well, Lucy, life does have its' ups and downs, you know . . ." Lucy says, "But why? Why should it?! Why can't my life be all 'ups'? If I want all 'ups", why can't I have them?" Lucy complains, "Whay can't I just move from one 'up' to another 'up'? Why can't I just go from an 'up' to an 'uppe First appearance: October 17th, 1957 Linus stares at the closet door. He looks at the reader. He peers through the key-hole. He grimaces and says, "Two Weeks" First appearance: October 17th, 1983 Charlie Brown gives Snoopy a letter. Charlie Brown says, "Here, you got a letter from your brother Spike . ." Snoopy reads and thinks, "'Dear Brother Snoopy, Life here on the desert if fine although sometimes lonely.'" Snoopy reads, "'I guess we all just need someone to talk to.'" Spike sits in the desert. He turns to a cactus and thinks, "Read any good books lately?" First appearance: October 17th, 1992 Charlie Brown stands in front of an empty mailbox and asks, "Any love letters for me today?" Charlie Brown screams, "Well, why not?!" Charlie Brown walks away from the mailbox and says, "Mailboxes have big mouths, but they never say anything . ." The mailbox says, "Bleah!" First appearance: October 17th, 1977 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and holds a piece of paper. She says, "Ma'am, I can tell right away that I'm gonna fail this test." Peppermint Patty continues, "I'm no good at multiple choice." Peppermint Patty says, "I can't make all these decisions . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "It's like giving a starving man a menu . . ." Latest appearance: October 14th, 2008 / First appearance: October 17th, 1961 Snoopy leaps into the air and waves his paws. Snoopy leaps into the air and waves his paws. Sweat comes from off of his brow. Snoopy pants and thinks, "Whew, that's too hard work . . ." Snoopy lies in the grass and thinks, "I think if I were a salmon, I'd stick to swimming downstream!" First appearance: October 17th, 1996 Peppermint Patty stands in the rain holding a football. Charlie Brown says, "Play football? Today? It's raining! It's pouring!" Peppermint Patty replies, "C'mon, Chuck . . It's not raining that . . ." Peppermint Patty looks behind her. Woodstock and Snoopy walk by under umbrellas. Peppermint Patty says, ". . . Hard." First appearance: October 17th, 1991 Sally stands in the front of the classroom holding a leaf. Sally says, "For 'show and tell' today, I have brought this leaf . . ." Sally says, "Some people think when leaves begin to fall, it is the saddest time of year . . They're wrong." Sally says, "The saddest time of year is Christmas when you don't get any of the things you wanted . ." Sally says, "Ma'am?" Sa First appearance: October 17th, 1985 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on Halley's Comet which will be coming by the earth soon . . ." Sally continues, "Unfortunately, it will be down near the horizon, and we won't be able to see it very well . . ." Sally says, "Actually, you'll be able to see it much better on tv sometime in the month of March." Sally adds, "Unless, of course, yo Latest appearance: October 15th, 2007 / First appearance: October 17th, 1960 Linus is in the field sucking his thumb and clutching his blanket. Violet says, "There were two new babies born in our block last week" She starts skipping and says, "It's all part of the population explosion" Linus watches her and asks, "Really?" He continues, "I nevr heard a thing!" Violet stops skipping and looks at the reader. First appearance: October 17th, 1995 Rerun stands on Charlie Brown's stoop. Charlie Brown says, "No, my dog isn't home . . He went on a hike with his troops . ." Rerun stands on the stoop alone. Rerun walks home. Rerun asks Lucy who is sitting in a chair reading, "Do dogs have troops?" First appearance: October 17th, 1979 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk at school and writes. She says, "True? Who knows? False? Only time will tell . . ." Peppermint Patty holds up the paper and says, "Perhaps . . . Could be . . . Maybe . . I doubt it . . . Don't count on it . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Maybe in the long run . . . It all depends . . . Weather permitting." Peppermint Patty says, "Some of Latest appearance: October 14th, 2014 / First appearance: October 17th, 1967 Linus is startled as Lucy shouts, "Get out of my way!" Lucy says, "When big sisters speak, little brothers jump!!" Lucy storms off. Linus says, "Little brothers are the buck privates of life!" Latest appearance: October 14th, 2012 / First appearance: October 17th, 1965 Lucy holds the foot ball and says, "Charlie Brown! It's that time of year again!" Lucy hums a little tune. Lucy kneels on the ground and says to Charlie Brown. "I'll hold the ball Charlie Brown, and you come running up and kick it . . . Okay?" Charlie Brown says, "Okay!" Charlie Brown walks off and says, "She thinks I'm stupid . . . She plans to pull the ball away when I come r First appearance: October 17th, 1975 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "That's right!" Snoopy continues to think, "Anyone raised in a log cabin has a good chance of becoming president!" Woodstock runs in the grass. Woodstock sits in a log cabin style nest. Latest appearance: October 19th, 2003 / First appearance: October 17th, 1971 Sally sits at her desk, with a basket full of leaves on top. Sally says, "Yes Ma'am...I'm ready.." "This is 'Show and Tell' time..." Sally annoucnes as she walks, carrying her basket. Sally stands in front of the blackboard and spills her leaves out onto the floor: "For all you lucky kids out there in classroom-land I've bought my famous leaf collection!" Sally hold
Woodstock knows that he is very small and inconsequential indeed. It’s a problem we all have. The universe boggles us…Woodstock is a lighthearted expression of that idea.
Charles Schulz


  • Beagle Scouts

    Woodstock is Snoopy’s second-in-command when leading hikes with the rest of the Beagle Scouts.

  • Helicopters

    Woodstock is Snoopy’s helicopter pilot.

  • Worms

    Once his favorite food, Woodstock falls in love with a worm while he’s attending worm school.