Dog Trivia

This page is here for no other reason than simply for interest and giggles!

Remember these songs:

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley, 1956

Bird Dog – The Everly Brothers, 1958

How Much Is That Doggie in The Window – Baby Jane & The Rockabyes, 1963

I Love My Dog – Cat Steven, 1966

Who Let The Dogs Out – Baha Men, 2000

Dog idioms and their meanings:

‘A dog’s breakfast’ – something that was done badly or messily.

‘As sick as a dog’ – very ill.

‘To be like a dog with a bone’ – to be persistent.

‘Dog eat dog’ – if a situation is dog eat dog it means that people will do anything to be

successful, even if what they do harms other people.

‘It’s raining cats and dogs’ – raining very heavily.

‘Barking up the wrong tree’ – pursuing a wrong idea.

‘In the dog house’ – in trouble.

‘It’s a dog’s life’ – an easy life.

‘Crooked as a dog’s hind leg’ – dishonest or crooked.

‘To be top-dog’ – the one in charge, most important.

Jokes about dogs:

Q – What did the hungry Dalmatian say after his meal?
A – “That hit the spots!”


Q – What do you get when you cross a dog with a lion?

A – A really scared mailman.


Q – What do you get when you cross a dog with a phone?

A – A golden receiver.


Q – How do you keep a dog from barking in your front yard?

A – Put him in your backyard.


Q – What is a dog’s favourite food?

A – Anything on your plate.


Have you seen these movies?

Old Yeller – 1957

Benji – 1974

Turner & Hooch – 1989

Beethoven – 1992

101 Dalmatians – 1996

Eight Below – 2006

Marley & Me – 2008

Dean Spanley – 2008