Although The Fox and the Hound was re-released in theaters on March 25, 1988, it wasn't released on VHS until six years later, on March 4, 1994. The first copies of this VHS were produced in December 1993.

After all the 1991 prints of Dumbo, Alice in Wonderland, The Sword in the Stone and Robin Hood were discontinued along with Pinocchio and Aladdin, The Fox and the Hound was the only Walt Disney Classics title left in stock until April 30, 1995, as the brand was replaced by the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection for 1994.


Walt Disney Studios proudly presents its 24th full-length animated film, The Fox and the Hound -- hailed as "vintage Disney" by the Washington Post. This highly acclaimed classic blends vibrant animation and breathtaking action to tell the story of two best friends who didn't know they were supposed to be enemies. The fun and adventure begin when a lonely widow adopts an orphaned fox cub named Tod. The mischievous fox soon meets up with Copper, an adorable hound puppy. As the innocent pair play and frolic in the forest, the become inseparable friends. But as Tod and Copper grow older, they also grow apart... until the day their friendship is put to the ultimate test.  "Echoing the dramatic moods and imagery of Bambi and Lady And The Tramp" (Seattle Times) -- and reflecting such timeless values as love, courage and respect for life -- The Fox And The Hound has captured an honored place among Disney's most beloved and endearing animated classics.

VHS Supplements

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1991
2 Sneak preview #2 of The Lion King December 1993
3 Video preview for The Return of Jafar January 1994
4 Feature Presentation Q4 1991
5 Walt Disney Classics logo April 1992
6 The Fox and the Hound July 1981

The early copies of The Fox and the Hound did not contain the preview for The Return of Jafar.

Advertised on:

  1. The Fox and the Hound (Demo VHS)
  2. The Adventures of Huck Finn (November 24, 1993)
  3. Hocus Pocus (January 5, 1994)

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
France August 23, 1995
UK December 1995
South Korea December 1997
Australia February 20, 1997
Japan April 28, 2000

From 1995 to 1996, The Fox and the Hound was re-released in theaters in select countries, mainly in Europe and Australia.

Television broadcasts

After The Fox and the Hound went back into the Disney Vault in 1995, it premiered on the Disney Channel on November 15, 1995 and stayed there through February 3, 1996.



The Fox and the Hound 1994 trailer (Coming soon)

The Fox and the Hound 1994 trailer (Coming soon)


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