"Doug's Hot Dog" is the 16th episode of Doug in the Disney era. It first aired on December 28, 1996, on ABC.
Doug finds a lost puppy in Lucky Duck park and he decides to keep it until its owner is found. But the puppy proves to be too much trouble at home. The new puppy may be cute, but he isn't like Porkchop and Doug realizes a regular puppy is a lot of work to take care of. When the puppy's owner is still not found, Doug gives all his friends a chance to own him. Meanwhile, Al and Moo calculate the day an alien is scheduled to land in Lucky Duck Park.