The Fox and the Hound 2

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006 Movie)

“The Fox and the Hound 2” is a 2006 American animated film produced by DisneyToon Studios. It is a direct-to-video sequel to the 1981 animated classic “The Fox and the Hound.”

The film takes place during the time when Tod and Copper, the two main characters from the original movie, are still young. The story follows Tod, a young fox, and Copper, a hound dog, who have become best friends despite their natural instincts as enemies. They spend their days playing and exploring the woods together.

However, when Copper gets the opportunity to join a group of singing dogs called “The Singin’ Strays,” he becomes excited about the prospect of becoming a famous performer. Copper’s new fame and responsibilities strain his friendship with Tod, who feels left behind and forgotten.

Tod becomes envious of Copper’s new life and tries to prove his own worth by joining a mischievous group of dogs known as “The Lyle Snodgrass Band.” As both friends pursue their dreams, they realize that their paths are leading them in different directions. Their loyalty and friendship are put to the test, and they must decide what truly matters to them.

“The Fox and the Hound 2” explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the challenges of growing up. It introduces new characters and musical numbers while retaining the heartwarming charm of the original film.

While the film was not released in theaters, it received a moderate reception from audiences and was well-received by young viewers and fans of the original movie. The animation and voice performances, along with the musical sequences, contributed to the film’s appeal.

Like its predecessor, “The Fox and the Hound 2” delivers important life lessons and reminds audiences of the value of true friendship, even in the face of change and adversity.

While it may not be as widely known as some of Disney’s other animated classics, “The Fox and the Hound 2” remains a delightful addition to the franchise, offering an entertaining and heartwarming experience for families and fans of the original film.

Fun Facts

  • “The Fox and the Hound 2” is a direct-to-video animated film released in 2006. It serves as a midquel, taking place during the events of the original 1981 film “The Fox and the Hound.”
  • The film features the voices of Reba McEntire and Patrick Swayze as Dixie, a singing and aspiring country dog, and Cash, a confident and suave hound dog. The inclusion of country music and talented vocal performances added a musical element to the story.
  • “The Fox and the Hound 2” explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the challenges of pursuing one’s dreams. It introduces a new set of characters and adventures while maintaining the heartwarming connection between Tod and Copper from the original film.
The Fox and the Hound 2

Additional Details


  • Reba McEntire: Dixie
  • Patrick Swayze: Cash
  • Jonah Bobo: Tod
  • Harrison Fahn: Copper
  • Jeff Foxworthy: Lyle
  • Vicki Lawrence: Granny Rose
  • Stephen Root: Winchell P. Bickerstaff
  • Jim Cummings: Waylon and Floyd
  • Rob Paulsen: Chief
  • Russi Taylor: Widow Tweed
  • Jeff Bennett: Amos Slade
  • Kath Soucie: Zelda the cat
  • Hannah Farr: Olivia Farmer


  • Director: Jim Kammerud
  • Producer: Ferrell Barron
  • Music: Joel McNeely

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