"But you have to be careful with parakeet, they try to bend the truth just to make what they say rhyme."
— Mr. Conductor.

A Dog's Life is the seventh episode of the second season.


Schemer finds Ginny's lost dog and gives it to the kids.


Thomas Stories

Jukebox Band Segment Song

  • Home on the Range


  • This is the first appearance of Ginny.
  • It is revealed that Mr. Conductor can speak to animals, just like his cousin before him.
  • Richard Yearwood guest stars as the Customer in this episode. He would later be the voice of Donkey Kong in the computer animated series Donkey Kong Country.
  • Another version of the Jukebox Band's song in this episode was filmed, but was not used until Lullaby was released.
  • We learn that Ginny owns a West Highland White Terrier named Grainger.
  • This episode marks another instance in which Schemer believes that the station is haunted.
  • Starting off with this episode, Barbara Hamilton joins the cast.
  • Both Thomas stories involve an engine getting dirty.