Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Mark is talked into letting Danke wet nurse a Great Dane pup that's been abandoned by his mother. And Mark wants to keep the Great Dane. But Brutus has this problem: he thinks he's a dachshund and he's too big to be a lapdog. But when Fran ridicules Brutus one too many times, Jim's got a plan to prove to everyone (and Fran) that a great Dane can be far more than just an ugly dachshund. Written by
A HAPPY HONEYMOON...becomes a dog-gone disaster!
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Did You Know?
Final film of Dick Wessel
. He died shortly after principal photography was completed, and Paul Frees
looped in Wessel's entire part in post-production. See more
Just over 43 minutes into the movie, when the dachshunds climb up on the bed with Fran, it is clear that one of the puppies is a male. Early in the movie, all of the dachshund puppies are said to be female. See more
[after Mark rescues Chloe from the back of the garbage truck
Hey you know something? I'll bet that's why Brutus wouldn't let me in the truck, he knew that little pooch was in there.
It's certainly looking that way, don't you think, Fran?
Happy Birthday to You
Written by Patty Hill and Mildred J. Hill
Performed by Suzanne Pleshette See more