's faithful elephant pet and the secondary tritagonist of the movie, George of the Jungle
and its sequel
- He is an animal who acts like a dog despite of not being it, like Pegasus from Hercules and Sven from Frozen.
- In some scenes, he was actually portrayed by a female elephant named Tai during the scene where she is seen being by George and Ursula.
- In the original cartoon, Shep was a lot clumsier and many people, including Ape and Ursula, would continuously try to convince George that he was in fact an elephant and not a dog.