'International Dog Day' - 26th August




"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself." Josh Billings



"Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail." Kinky Friedman





INTRODUCTIONS



Has anyone got or had a dog?


(Has anyone a photo of their dog on their phone to show around?)


What are/were their names/breeds?



What are some of the good things about dogs?


- LOYALTY, AFFECTION, LICKS, TAIL WAGS, GOING FOR WALKS



What about some of the not so good things?


- SEPARATION ANXIETY, AGGRESSION, FLEAS, PICKING UP POO, RESPONSIBILITY




Me and Charlie. She's a failed sheepdog, afraid of her own shadow, but chilled and comfortable at home ❤️







IDIOMS


Complete these idioms about dogs:


(Some clues in brackets)



Man's best - FRIEND (as the old saying goes)


Shaggy dog - STORY (tall tale)


Raining cats and - DOGS (hammering down)


Like a dog with two - TAILS (excited)


Dog - TIRED (knackered)


Dog - ROUGH (feeling really ill)


It's a dog's - LIFE (some people have it hard)


Dog's - DINNER (a mess or a muddle)


Let sleeping dogs - LIE (don't interfere)


His bark is worse than - HIS BITE (his actions won't be nearly as bad as his words)


Gone to the - DOGS (dilapidated or dishevelled)


Doggy - BAG (given after a meal for taking home leftovers)


It's a dog eat dog - WORLD (ruthless competition)


Sick as a - DOG (again, feeling really ill)


Can't teach an old dog - NEW TRICKS (people don't abandon their old habits or ways)


The tail that wagged the - DOG (a small or unimportant thing is controlling the whole situation)


Dog and - BONE (Phone – Cockney Rhyming Slang)


Dog - EARED (tattered)


Dogs - BODY (somebody who is put upon for tasks others should perform)


Puppy dog - EYES (pleading expression)


Puppy - LOVE (unfailing unquestionable affection)


Work like a - DOG (work really hard)


Every dog has it's - DAY (good things come to those who wait)


Call the dogs - OFF (give up or let something go)


Under - DOG (low in the pecking order)


In the dog - HOUSE ( you've done something wrong)


See a man about a - DOG (go for a wee)


Fight like cat and - DOG (diametrically opposed)


Hair of the - DOG (cure for a hangover)





What are boys made of? - SLUGS AND SNAILS AND PUPPY DOG TAILS


And girls? - SUGAR AND SPICE AND ALL THINGS NICE






REMINSCENCE SONGS



Here's a few doggy songs from our childhood to play, if members want to sing along with them.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRuyyFaR5U8







https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AkLE4X-bbU






https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6HzoUcx3eo





MUSIC & PICTURE QUIZ




1. Name the breed of dog?

Name the record label?








2. Name the characters?

Name the show?

Can anyone do the laugh?







3. Name the man and dog?

Name the show?

What is the breed of dog?







4. Name the characters?

Name the creator?







5. Name the artist?

Name the album?

What is the breed of dog?







6. SONG. 'Hounds Of Love', Kate Bush - video link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VerK4zwMRQw


Complete some of her song titles:


- 'Wuthering .......'

- 'The Man With ... ..... .. ... ....'

- 'Army ........'

- 'Bab......'

- 'Running Up .... ....'








7. Name the characters?

Name the franchise?







8. What was the name of the babysitting dog in J.M. Barrie's 1904 book 'Peter Pan' (a.k.a. 'The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up')?







9. Name the lead vocalist?

What breed of dog is pictured?









10. Name the characters and their dogs?

Name the TV show?







11. Name the characters?

Name the TV show?







12. SONG. 'Puppy Love', Donny Osmond - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMy4VbQyoGk


Name either of his other two UK number 1 hits?







13. Name the characters?

What breed of dog is he?







14. Name the actor and dog?

What breed of dog is he/she?







15. Name the character?

What was his job?







16. Name the TV show?

What was the song called? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0p8oeiVDcx4







17. Name the characters?

Name the TV show? (full name - 4 words)







18. Name the dog?

Name the TV show?

And author?







19. Name this poor dog, who was sent into space?

What year was it?







20. SONG. 'Over The Rainbow', Judy Garland - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW2QZ7KuaxA


Name the dog?

What breed of dog was he?







21. Name the dog and owner?

What breed of dog was he?







22. Name the dog and owner?

What breed of dog was he?







23. Name the dog and owner?

What TV show did they appear on?







24. Name the dog and his owner?

What show did they win and in which year?







25. Name the character and dog?

Name the actor?







26. Name the TV presenter?

Name the TV show?

And the establishment?







27. SONG. 'Hound Dog', Elvis Presley - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMmljYkdr-w


What were his two nicknames?







28. Name the dog trainer?

What was her catchphrase?







29. Name the person?

What breed of dog are they?







30. Name the product?

What breed of dog was it?







31. Name the characters?

Name the TV show?







32. Name the character and dog?

Name the actor?

Name the TV show?







33. Name the character?

Name the TV show?







34. SONG. 'Get Down', Gilbert O'Sullivan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMmljYkdr-w


He had another hit single about his manager's 3 year old daughter, who he used to babysit for. What was her name?







35. Name the film?

Name the villain?







36. Name the film?

Name the actor?







37. Name the politician and dog?

Name the Downing Street cat?