'''Dog Tales''' is a [] ''[[Looney Tunes]]'' short directed by [[Robert McKimson]].
'''''DogTales'''''is a 1958 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Brothers Warner Brothers] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animated_cartoon animated cartoon] which consists of a series of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackout_gag blackout gags] involving dogs (e.g., one in which a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doberman_pinscher doberman pinscher] viciously pinches an overweight U.S. Army private identified as "Doberman", a reference to (and a caricature of) the character played by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Gosfield Maurice Gosfield] on ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Phil_Silvers_Show The Phil Silvers Show]''; and another in which the narrator can't make up his mind whether the dog pictured is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointing_breed pointer] or a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setter setter], and then finally shows a picture of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poinsettia "point-setter"]). Reused animation from Chuck Jones' ''Often An Orphan'' (1948) and Friz Freleng's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piker%27s_Peak Piker's Peak] (1957) is also seen here. This animated film features the voices of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Blanc Mel Blanc], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_C._Bruce Robert C. Bruce] and Julie Bennett, and was directed by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_McKimson Robert McKimson] and written by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tedd_Pierce Tedd Pierce]. It was released in theaters on July 26, 1958.
A series of blackout gags involving dogs are presented. A doberman pinscher viciously pinches an overweight U.S. Army private identified as "Doberman." Reference is made to (and a caricature of) the character played by Maurice Gosfield on The Phil Silvers Show. The narrator cannot make up his mind whether a dog pictured is a pointer or a setter, and then finally shows a picture of a "point-setter".