George P. Dog, better known as Barnyard Dawg, and sometimes simply called Rover, is a major character in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies franchise. He is one of Foghorn Leghorn's archnemeses, along with Henery Hawk. Barnyard also has other enemies in different cartoons, such as Henery Hawk, the Weasel, Daffy Duck, and Sylvester.


He is one big prankster. In his and Foghorn's debut "Walky Talky Hawky", it's revealed that he is the one who started long-living fight with Foghorn to begin with. Let alone having moments starting off with him tormenting Foghorn despite never being provoked.

He has committed many more villainous acts, such as:

  • Abusing Foghorn and trying to kill him on numerous occasions, even on occasions when never being provoked or not even being his fault.
  • Helping Henery Hawk and the Weasel with their plans to eat Foghorn Leghorn on numerous occasions.
  • Provoking Foghorn as he takes care of eggs, while helping Henery Hawk to steal them to have Foghorn abused by his wife.
  • Insulting Foghorn's adoptive child and cheating in a boxing match against him.
  • Antagonizes Daffy Duck on occasions, such as helping Elmer Fudd hunt him down and make him for dinner.
  • Antagonizes Sylvester and beats him up.
  • Tried to help Porky Pig hunt down an innocent groundhog.
  • Vandalizes the Goofy Gophers' vegetables and attempts to hunt them down if being spotted.

He constantly wants revenge on Foghorn Leghorn for provoking him. He often manipulates Henery Hawk while seeking revenge. He does have a good side on rare occasions, when he teams up with Foghorn to defeat the real provokers who antagonizes both of them in the process.


He usually appears in the Foghorn Leghorn cartoons as the main antagonist.

In Don't Axe Me, George was Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fudd's pet. He was called Rover when he became Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fudd's pet.

Dawg appeared in a couple of Looney Tunes movies. He appeared in the 1996 film, Space Jam as a member of the Tune Squad. He later appeared in the 2003 film, Looney Tunes: Back in Action when he played cards with other dogs at Yosemite Sam's casino.

Dawg appears in Baby Looney Tunes as a puppy who is constantly chasing cool roosters until Foghorn Leghorn teaches them how to deal with dogs.

Dawg was originally to going to make a cameo appearance in the film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, but did not appear in the film for unknown reasons.

In The Looney Tunes Show, he made three appearances overall, but appeared in two songs.

George was Porky Pig's pet in the 1947 short "One Meat Brawl", and the 1949 short "Daffy Duck Hunt".


  • A dog that resembles him named "Barkley" appears in The Tom and Jerry Show episode "One of a Kind" as the main antagonist and is depicted as a psychopathic criminal who abuses animals and steals collars from them.

Voice actors

  • Mel Blanc
  • Daws Butler
  • Frank Welker
  • Jeff Bergman
  • Billy West
  • Greg Burson
  • Maurice LaMarche
  • Joe Alaskey
  • Ben Falcone
  • Eric Bauza


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Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies
Daffy Duck | Elmer Fudd | Lawyer Goodwill | Adolf Hitler | Cecil Turtle | Beaky Buzzard | Cottontail Smith | Von Vultur | Schultz | Henery Hawk | Dan Backslide | Gremlin | Sylvester | Papa Bear | Yosemite Sam | Gossamer | Barnyard Dog | The Crusher | Marvin the Martian | K-9 | Wile E. Coyote | ACME | Pete Puma | Nasty Canasta | Egghead Jr. | Rocky and Mugsy | Ralph Wolf | Napoleon Bonaparte | Shropshire Slasher | Tasmanian Devil | Witch Hazel | Robot | Instant Martians | Blacque Jacque Shellaque | Hugo the Abominable Snowman | Count Bloodcount | Bunny and Claude | Bunny Snatchers

Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Judge Doom | Toon Patrol (Smartass, Greasy, Psycho, Wheezy & Stupid)
Space Jam
Mr. Swackhammer | Monstars
Looney Tunes: Back In Action
Mr. Chairman | Bob Smith | Daffy Duck | Elmer Fudd | Sylvester | Marvin the Martian | Yosemite Sam | Nasty Canasta | Cottontail Smith | Wile E. Coyote | ACME (Robo Dog) | Metaluna Mutant | Ro-Man | Triffid | Daleks | Fiend Without a Face | The Man from Planet X | Pod People

Tiny Toon Adventures
Montana Max | Elmyra Duff | The Brain | Sweetie Bird | Mr. Hitcher | Big Daddy Boo | Johnny Pew | Adults Against Funny Cartoons Chairperson | Duck Vader | Ronald Grump | Tad the Imaginary Friend | Rhoda Queen | Arnold the Pit Bull | Dr. Gene Splicer | Eddy Cougar | Roderick & Rhubella Rat | The Wolverine | Gotcha Grabmore | Amby and Floyd | Boss Tick | Barbette | Foghorn Draghorn | Sappy Stanley | Evil Talking Cake | Silas Wonder | Knuckles Cutlet | Danforth Drake & Margot Mallard | S.N.I.D.E. | Swan Dancers
Animaniacs/Pinky and the Brain
(1993): The Brain | Katie Ka-Boom | Count Dracula | Satan | Walter Wolf | Sid the Squid | Beanie the Bison | Buddy | King Salazar | Fermin Flaxseed | Snowball | Precious | Wally Faust
(2020): Nils Niedhart | Dwayne LaPistol | B.R.A.I.N. | Dr. Walter Grubb | Julia | Nicklewise
Tasmanian Devil | Bull and Axle
Duck Dodgers
Duck Dodgers | Martian Commander X-2 | Martian Queen | Martian General Z-9 | Instant Martians | The F.U.D.D. | K'chutta Sam | Nasty Canasta | Tasmanian Devil | Happy Cat
Loonatics Unleashed
General Deuce | Ringmaster & Otto the Odd | Electro J. Fudd | Optimatus | Massive | Black Velvet | Sylth Vester | Drake Sypher | Weather Vane | Mastermind | Rip Runner | Rupes Oberon | Dr. Dare | Ophiuchus Sam | Pierre Le Pew | Melvin the Martian | Boötes Belida | Adolpho | Stoney and Bugsy | Pinkster Pig
Daffy Duck | Elmer Fudd | Sylvester | Yosemite Sam | Gossamer | Barnyard Dog | Marvin the Martian | Top Salesman | Dr. Zarius | Carrot Monster
The Looney Tunes Show
Daffy Duck | Elmer Fudd | Tasmanian Devil | Sylvester | Yosemite Sam | Marvin the Martian | Wile E. Coyote | Gossamer | Henery Hawk | Cecil Turtle | Zod Duck | K-9 | Instant Martians | Witch Hazel | Colonel Frankenheimer | Barnyard Dog | Blacque Jacque Shellaque | The Crusher | Shropshire Slasher | Nasty Canasta | Rocky and Mugsy
Wabbit-New Looney Tunes
Daffy Duck | Elmer Fudd | Wile E. Coyote | Yosemite Sam | Carl the Grim Rabbit | Viktor | Claudette Dupri | Hazmats | Foxy Foxworth
Guest Villains
Monstars | Metaluna Mutant | The Man from Planet X | Edward Hyde | Judge Doom | Mr. Chairman | Wicked Witch of the West | Mr. Swackhammer | Daleks

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