Original Appearances: How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Dr. Seuss, 1957.
Other Appearances: Animated special and film of the same name, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
Biography: Max is the faithful dog of the Grinch, who lived on snowy Mount Crumpit just north of Whoville. One year, the Grinch decided to do away with Christmas, so he disguised himself as Santa Claus and Max as a reindeer in order to steal all physical signs of Christmas from Whoville. When the Grinch discovers that Christmas isn't about the stuff, he has a change of heart, and returns everything.
Group Affiliation: None
Miscellaneous: Max is a true tribute to the faithfulness of dogs everywhere, given how much he tolerates from his master before the Grinch's heart grows three sizes!