An ailing Sandshrew is seen briefly near the beginning of Clefairy and the Moon Stone. It was seen lying down, which Seymour described as it "drying out" because of the significant increase of light sources inside Mt. Moon.
Sandshrew was first featured in The Path to the Pokémon League. It was owned by a Pokémon Trainer named A.J.. Despite A.J.'s seemly barbaric training methods (e.g. using a whip, training in a pool), it was very loyal to him.
A Sandshrew appeared in Electric Shock Showdown under the ownership of an unnamed Trainer.
A Sandshrew also appeared in Pokémon Fashion Flash.
A Sandshrew appeared in The Breeding Center Secret.
A Sandshrew appeared in Mewtwo Strikes Back.
A Sandshrew belonging to an unnamed Trainer, was brought to the Pokémon Center in The Lost Lapras.
Sandshrew also appeared in The Power of One.
Sandshrew made an appearance in Tanks a Lot!.
Multiple Sandshrew also appeared in Celebi: Voice of the Forest.
A Sandshrew was one of the Pokémon that played Hide-n-Seek in Pikachu's PikaBoo. Sandshrew hid in front of a brick wall.
A Sandshrew was seen in the wild in The Legend of Thunder!.
A Sandshrew appeared under the possession of a Coordinator in Hi Ho Silver Wind!.
It also appeared in Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part One.
A Sandshrew appeared in Camping It Up!.
Multiple Sandshrew made a cameo in Arceus and the Jewel of Life.