Shovel is Pail's playful and friendly brother. He plays with Pail most of the time. Shovel likes to dig in the dirt and sand. He is often blamed by Pail for actions he did not do. He is rarely shown without Pail and he really cares about his sister. Shovel is sometimes forgetful and often doesn't take what others say very seriously. He is a main protagonist and is normally shown on the right side of the Blue's Clues house with Pail during the intro.