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Puttin' on the Dog (1944)

Jerry runs into a dog pound (and right on top of a napping Spike) to escape a rather mangy-looking Tom. To avoid being ripped to shreds, Tom borrows the head of a nearby dog statue. This ... See full summary »
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Jerry runs into a dog pound (and right on top of a napping Spike) to escape a rather mangy-looking Tom. To avoid being ripped to shreds, Tom borrows the head of a nearby dog statue. This easily fools the dogs, but not Jerry, and Tom keeps losing his newfound head... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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16 August 1944 (USA)  »

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Neues vom Hundeleben  »

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Followed by Pup on a Picnic (1955) See more »

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Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
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Woofbark.
10 December 2006 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Tom is chasing Jerry, for the usual reasons I guess, until the mouse seeks refuge in a dog pound, where Tom's biggest enemy, Spike, is living. Not letting this get in the way, Tom nicks the head from a hollow dog-statue and sneaks inside in disguise to continue the chase and tricks.

Puttin' on the Dog is a cartoon I remember watching as a kid and it is very funny. A lot of T&J shorts I forget as they can be quite generic at times. But not this one. There are loads of visual gags and it's fun watching facial expressions change as Tom and Jerry fool everyone. There's a lot of inventive humor here and you will laugh out loud a good few times.


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