去年(2005)的十二月份的Ivy Analytical English裡面有跟狗相關的成語(為了因應狗年)
1.work like a dog 工作累得像狗
e.g. Sheila worked like a dog to complete the book report on time.
e.g. At this dog-eat-dog school, only the top students will graduate with honors.
3.every dog has its day 風水輪流轉；凡人皆有得意時
e.g. Every dog has its day and you're certain to succeed if you just continue to work hard.風水輪流轉，只要你肯繼續努力，一定會成功。
4.fight like cats and dogs 大打出手
e.g. The twins fight like cats and dogs about everything.
5.as sick as a dog 病厭厭的
e.g. I'm feeling as sick as a dog. Perhaps I'll take tomororw off.
6.in the doghouse (因做錯事而)惹人生氣，不受人歡迎
e.g. Tony was in the doghouse when he came home drunk at three in the morning.
7.dog days 盛夏，酷暑期
e.g. During the dog days of summer, it is a necessity to have an air conditioner.