Snowy (French: Milou) is a fictional character and a major protagonist in The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. Snowy is a white Wire Fox Terrier who is a companion to Tintin, the series' protagonist. Snowy is a central character in all Tintin stories
From the very beginning, Snowy is the inseparable companion ofTintin and follows him everywhere, against all odds, through many ups and downs faced by his master. Although Snowy is a dog, he has a surprisingly lively and alert character thinks and feels to speak, but communicate by speaking with people in Tintin in America. He is rather boastful, mocking, quite likely, superstitious and very sensitive. He is sometimes faced with problems of moral order, racked between duty and his old demons (including alcohol). Over the adventures he shows more homebody. So Snowy has a good general knowledge and always reply to his master. Despite this, Snowy is a quadruped land mammal. In this sense, he has a keen flair and a great intuition. Often urge dangerous situations where his master will engage, but it is always there to come to the rescue ... As a dog, Snowy loves bones. However, he takes this to the extreme inclination is to say to the greediness which will impose difficult choices in certain situations. He is also fond of all kinds of meats and sausages, especially chicken. The other vice Snowy is his taste for alcohol, especially whiskey "Loch Lomond." He does not disdain either rum and champagne. Snowy has little contact with people other than Tintin and his friends. On many occasions, the opponents of Tintin try to eliminate Snowy, but to no avail.