Amos Slade (simply known as Amos) is a major character of The Fox and the Hound. He doesn't like pests stealing his animals on the property. He might have a crush on Widow Tweed hinting in the midquel.
Amos Slade is a protective old chicken farmer who loves his dogs very much. However when chickens are being chased he gets angry. In the end he showed remorse after Tod saved him from a dangerous bear.
- In the first film he was played by the late actor Jack Albertson, and then Jeff Bennet in the midquel.
- Amos Slade is a chicken farmer.
- Amos Slade has two pet dogs named Chief and Copper.
- Amos's truck is a Ford Model T.
- Amos Slade and Widow Tweed were the only characters who are humans.
- Amos has the same eyebrows as his oldest dog, Chief.
- Amos and Chief live in a old cabin.
- He cooks grits and fatback.
- His last name is Slade which means little valley.
- He is Widow Tweed's neighbor.