Go, Dog. Go!
Season 1 promotional poster
Based onGo, Dog. Go!
by P. D. Eastman
Developed byAdam Peltzman
Voices of
Theme music composerPaul Buckley
Opening theme"Go, Dog. Go!" by Paul Buckley, Reno Selmser and Zoe D'Andrea
ComposerPaul Buckley
Country of origin
  • United States
  • Canada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes40 (79 segments)
Executive producers
  • Adam Peltzman
  • Lynn Kestin Sessler (Season1-3)
  • Chris Angelilli
  • Josh Scherba
  • Stephanie Betts
  • Amir Nasrabadi (Season1-3)
  • Anne Loi (Season 4)
ProducerMorgana Duque
  • Ken Mackenzie
  • Gina Pacheco
  • Ryan Valade
Running time23 minutes (two 11-minute segments)
Production companies
Original release
ReleaseJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26) –

Go, Dog. Go![1] is an animated children's educational streaming television series based on the 1961 children's book of the same name by P. D. Eastman, which was developed for Netflix by Adam Peltzman.

Co-produced by DreamWorks Animation Television and WildBrain Studios, the series premiered on January 26, 2021.[2] A second season was released on December 7, 2021.[3] A third season was released on September 19, 2022.[4][5] A fourth season was released on November 27, 2023.[6]


The series revolves around the lifestyle of two young canines, Tag Barker and Scooch Pooch, in their canine town of Pawston.






SeasonEpisodesSegmentsOriginally released
1918January 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
2917December 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
3816September 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
41428November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)

Season 1 (2021)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Welcome to Pawston"Andrew DuncanAdam PeltzmanJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
"Ruff Day on the Job"

Welcome to Pawston: Tag Barker meets her new neighbor Scooch Pooch, and as she shows him around town, Tag tries everything to get him to the party in a tree. Unfortunately, her impatience ends up stranding the 2 on a mountain far from the party.

Ruff Day on the Job: Tag and Scooch help Gerald, a new mail dog, deliver the mail during his first day. The only problem? They keep getting chased by rowdy dogs!
22"Dark Park Bark Lark"Andrew DuncanMark BankerJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
"The Fast and the Curious"

Dark Park Bark Lark: Tag wants her and Scooch to have the best seats before a Barkapella concert at the end of the day, but Scooch has to finish off a long list of chores first. While Tag offers to help, Frank and Beans want the best concert seats, and will stop at nothing to make sure they can't get them.

The Fast and the Curious: Spike Barker has left the Race Cadets, and Tag is ecstatic about filling in his spot. When she employs Scooch as her crew chief during Race Cadet tryouts, however, she doesn't listen to him until it's too late, causing them to lose a point.
33"Old Dog, New Tricks"Andrew Duncan
Kiran Sangherra
Jordana Arkin
Adam Peltzman
January 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)

Old Dog New Tricks: The Barker family is having a family talent show, and when Tag chooses Grandpaw to be her teammate, they set off to find a new trick to win the show.

Snoozie-Hullabaloozie: On a special day where all of Pawston get to sleep for the entire day, Tag doesn't want to sleep, and she and Scooch try to have fun without waking up the others. When they wake Frank and Beans, however, they find the 2 are far less considerate, especially when they ring a giant doorbell and wake the whole town.
44"Show Dog, Show"Kiran SangherraMatt SmithJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
"Keys to Victory"

Show Dog, Show: Tag has made a new car she wants to show at a one-day only car show. Unfortunately, Cheddar Biscuit brings along several of her clown friends, and they end up being later and later, which causes everyone to miss her car show until Tag and Cheddar Biscuit had an idea.

Keys to Victory: Sam Whippet, the Pawston racing champion, loses the car keys for his race car before a big race. The Race Cadet candidates are therefore needed to find it or Sam will lose for the first time in history. But in the end, it's Tag And Scooch who found Sam's car keys.
55"Pupcakes"Kiran Sangherra
Andrew Duncan
Alex Ganetakos
Brian Clark
January 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
"Stink or Swim"

Pupcakes: Scooch has made a delicious pupcake and Tag wants everyone in Pawston to try one. Unfortunately, her gusto ends up making an absolute mess of the kitchen.

Stink or Swim: A competition is in progress to clean the beach, and the winners get the entire beach to themselves for one day. Unfortunately, Frank and Beans have no interest in cleaning the mess, and they set out to make the place an absolute pigsty.
66"A Ball for All"Andrew DuncanMark BankerJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
Tag and Scooch forgot to give balls to their moms on Ballentines day, and he sets off to a legendary island full of balls to correct their big mistake where they meets a dog named Fetcher, who has been stranded on the island ever since he was a puppy.
77"Ding Dong Day"Kiran SangherraNicole BelisleJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
"Grand Sam"

Ding Dong Day: Paw Barker brings Tag to his doorbell store for Take Your Child to Work Day, but although she means well, Tag finds that she has yet to develop to required skills to sell doorbells.

Grand 79: The Race Candidates are undertaking an obstacle course to further his chances to become official Race Cadets, but while Cheddar Biscuit and Gilbert get a paw on teamwork, Tag and Frank are determined to beat each other, and they end up losing points for abandoning their teammates.
88"Clucky Day"Kiran SangherraAdam PeltzmanJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
"Take Me Out to the Fetch Game"

Clucky Day: Scooch is feeling down as he is missing a special day about chickens on his old farm. While Lady Lydia distracts him, Tag sets out to bring the holiday to Pawston, and sets out to get chickens with Beans's help.

Take Me Out to the Fetch Game: When Pawston's local fetch coach mixes up game days, Tag and Scooch must find the players for the day's big fetch game before the team automatically loses, but one particular player is proving hard to find.
99"Dog the Right Thing"Andrew DuncanMark BankerJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)
On the final challenge to become Race Cadets, Tag is giving it her all, but she succeeds in a way she never expects.

Season 2 (2021)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
101"Snow Dog Snow"Kiran SangherraAdam PeltzmanDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
Christmas is headed for a disaster when Sandra Paws crash lands and his sleigh can't be fixed. While Tag and Scooch head off to save the holiday, Beans tries hard to get local scrooge Frank to understand the true meaning of the holidays.
112"All On Deck"Andrew DuncanMatt Smith
Nicole Belisle
December 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
"Bonestand and Deliver"

All Paws on Deck: A thoughtful Tag tries to re-create the first time her parents met for their anniversary, but her attempts only send the family towards chaos.

Bonestand and Deliver: Tag rallies a crew to rebuild the Bonestand for Pawston's 100th birthday, but Frank and Beans makes things difficult as the days go by.
123"Catch Me If You Sam"Kiran SangherraNicole Belisle
Matt Smith
December 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
"Toy Driver"

Catch Me If You Sam: On Tag's first day as a race cadet, she tries to break the rules to win, but learns a lesson when her actions rack up guilt and almost cause harm.

Toy Driver: Ma accidentally donates Tag's old toys to puppies, and Tag hurries to get them back, but quickly learns how hurtful it can be to swipe something from a young one.
134"Frank and Beans with Chili"Kiran SangherraBrittany AshleyDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
"Little Hound on the Prairie"

Frank and Beans with Chili: Beans feels left out when his stunt-dog cousin, Chili, comes to town and spends time with Frank, and is determined to get his best friend back. However, he takes some questionable risks doing so.

Little Hound on the Prairie: Tag learns all about her ancestors, and how they named -and built- the town of Pawston 100 years in the past.
145"Chaser and Chewer"Andrew DuncanAdam PeltzmanDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
"Recipe for Adventure"

Chaser and Chewer: Tag and Scooch plays Superheroes while waiting for their next issue, but they have to stop Frank and Beans as the bad guy.

Recipe for Adventure: Tag tries to gather ingredients for a famous family recipe for some delicious cookies (which have never been made successfully in the past), but he finds that they may be biting off more than he can chew.
156"Raiders of the Lost Bark"Andrew DuncanNicole BelisleDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
"Slow Dog Slow"

Raiders of the Lost Bark: Gilber finds an ancient golden slipper, but despite his warnings Tag and Scooch touch it and it breaks, and go on an adventure to find the other one, before Gilber figures out the truth.

Slow Dog Slow: The Race Cadets pair up with senior dogs they have to take care of them on a relaxing day, but Tag and Scooch's senior is anything but relaxing. In fact, he's still full of youthful energy and refuses to sit around or go slow.
167"Board Silly"Kiran SangherraMatt SmithDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
"Sing for the Fences"

Board Silly: Tag and her friends turn the streets of Pawston into an interactive board game, but Frank and Beans keep cheating, wanting to win more than have fun.

Sing for the Fences: The dogs compete to write an anthem for pop star Kelly Korgi to sing at the town's anniversary bash. However, they have tough competition.
178"Fast Frank's Fixit"Kiran SangherraLucas MillsDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)

Fast Frank's Fixit: The Pawtomotive Garage (The Barker family's garage) has some competition when Frank builds a new car fixing shop nearby in an effort to get treats. Unfortunately for Frank, his fixes focus on efficiency rather than quality, and the cars he repairs fall apart not long after.

Tail-kwondo: The mysterious Master Wag invites Scooch to train at his secret cave to help him become a Tail-kwondo master, but Tag first tries a method that doesn't involve the typical training régime.
189"Happy Birthday Pawston"Kiran SangherraMatt Smith & Mark BankerDecember 7, 2021 (2021-12-07)
It's the day of the big party (Pawston's 100 anniversary bash), but Tag doesn't know if Kelly Korgi is coming to perform. Can she and Scooch fetch her in time, or will it be too late?

Season 3 (2022)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
191"Big Dog Job"Kiran SangherraAdam PeltzmanSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"The Case of the Slobbery"

Big Dog Job: Tag tries to prove she’s a big dog by puppysitting Yip and cousin Rhonda all day.

The Case of the Slobbery: A giant, bone-shaped ride goes missing at the Amusement Bark.
202"Tag Team"Andrew DuncanMatt SmithSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"Cattitude Adjustment"

Tag Team: Tag builds a robot to help Mayor Sniffington spruce up the town.

Cattitude Adjustment: The dogs roll out the welcome mat for Pawston's new fire chief — a cat!
213"Hocus Focus"Andrew DuncanNicole BelisleSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)

Hocus Focus: Scooch discovers he has a gift for magic, but it doesn't come easy for Tag.

Furricane: A big storm headed straight for Pawston threatens to ruin the town picnic.
224"Mom for a Day"Kiran SangherraBrittany AshleySeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"Kitty in the City"

Mom for a Day: When Maw's home sick, Tag offers to take on all her jobs — but it's harder than she thought!

Kitty in the City: Tag and Scooch join newcomer Kit for a day of cat-tivities.
235"The Itch to Switch"Shawn Gulley
Andrew Duncan
Matt SmithSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"Mismatched Socks"

The Itch to Switch: Scooch and Tag trade houses for the day.

Mismatched Socks: The Pawston Get Sox fetch team is adding two new mascots — and Frank and Beans are the perfect fit!
246"New Hat, New Tag!"Andrew DuncanNicole BelisleSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"Furry-Tail Ending"

New Hat, New Tag!: Tag tries on hats to figure out what type of dog she's meant to be.

Furry-Tail Ending: Sergeant Pooch starts reading Scooch, Tag and Kit a story — but the end is missing!
257"Bigpaw, Big Problem"Kiran SangherraLucas MillsSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"Captain Scooch and Scally-Tag"

Bigpaw, Big Problem: Bigpaw's been spotted in Pawston... or has he? It's time to uncover the truth!

Captain Scooch and Scally-Tag: Tag struggles to take orders when Scooch plays captain for a pirate-themed race.
268"The Pawston Chewbilee"Andrew DuncanNicole BelisleSeptember 19, 2022 (2022-09-19)
"Don't Go, Cat. Go!"

The Pawston Chewbilee: Tag and Kit want to win the Chewbilee Games and lead the parade to the Party Tree! But, after Dale Mation gave birth to her puppies, Tom tells Kit they'll be moving back tomorrow.

Don't Go, Cat. Go!: Kit must move back to Meowbuquerque but she isn't ready to say goodbye to Tag and Scooch.

Season 4 (2023)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
271"Tails in the Seats"Shawn GulleyPeri Segel
Mark De Angelis
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Roadside Distraction"
282"Tough Cookies"Katrina HadleyPeri Segel
Marty Johnson
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"More Than Meets the Tie"
293"Tail to the Chief"Shawn GulleyAdam Peltzman
Mark De Angelis
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Chaser and Chewer: Part Chew"
304"The Puppy Whisperer"Katrina HadleyPeri Segel
Marty Johnson
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Doggy Book of World Records"
315"The Pawmazing Race"Katrina HadleyMark De Angelis & Adam PeltzmanNovember 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
326"Bridge to Meowbuquerque"Shawn GulleyMarty Johnson
Adam Peltzman
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"No Part Harmony"
337"Happy Pawtomotiversary"Shawn GulleyPeri Segel
Marty Johnson
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Winner, Winner, Lasagna Dinner"
348"Bites, Camera, Action!"Katrina HadleyMark De Angelis
Adam Peltzman
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Stay, Dog. Stay!"
359"Whatever It Cakes"Shawn GulleyMarty Johnson
Peri Segel
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
3610"Trick or Thief"Katrina HadleyAna Sani
Saurin Choksi
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
3711"The Trouble with Kibbles"Shawn GulleyMark De Angelis
Peri Segel
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Road to Kindness"
3812"How Tag Got Her Tag"Katrina HadleyAdam Peltzman
Marty Johnson
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Blankie Blaster"
3913"Chaser and Chewer: Part Flea"Shawn GulleyPeri Segel
Marty Johnson
November 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)
"Sing for Your Pupper"
4014"Dogcathalon"Katrina HadleyMark De AngelisNovember 27, 2023 (2023-11-27)


The series was first announced back in 2019 as part of seven Netflix Original Preschool shows targeted at 2-6 year olds.[10] It was originally going to be released late 2020, but was delayed until January the following year. The first and second season consists of nine episodes with the third season of eight episodes and the fourth season of fourteen episodes, each 24 minutes in length.[1] All episodes featured 2 11-12 minute stories, though episodes 6, 9, 18, 31 and 40 are 2-parters and episode 10 is a full length episode.


The series soundtrack is composed by Paul Buckley.[11]


Go, Dog. Go! premiered on January 26, 2021, globally on Netflix.[2] A trailer was released on January 6, along with an array of teaser clips released by different publications.[12][13]


Critical reception

The review, which is from Common Sense Media, gives the series 4 out of 5 stars, and the disclaimer: "Dog adventures with oodles of preschool laughs."[14]


Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result Ref.
2021 Leo Awards Best Direction Animation Series Andrew Duncan and Kiran Shangherra (for "Clucky Day / Take Me Out To The Fetch Game") Nominated [15]
2022 ACTRA Award Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Male Voice Joshua Graham as Sam Whippet (for "Dog The Right Thing") Won [16][17]
Anand Rajaram as Beans (for "Clucky Day / Take Me Out To The Fetch Game") Nominated
Canadian Screen Awards Best Animated Program or Series Go, Dog, Go! Nominated [18]


  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Milligan, Mercedes (January 6, 2021). "Trailer: DreamWorks' 'Go, Dog, Go!' Speeds to Netflix Jan. 26". Animation Magazine. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  3. ^ "Season 2 of 'Go, Dog. Go!' Debuts on Netflix December 7". Animation World Network. November 11, 2021. Retrieved November 11, 2021.
  4. ^ "Kids and Family Summer Slate Highlights 2022" (Press release). Netflix. June 30, 2022. p. 3. Retrieved June 30, 2022.
  5. ^ "Netflix Announces New Kids & Family Films and Series Every Week This Summer, Unveils First Looks, and Kicks Off US Activity Truck Tour". Netflix Media Center (Press release). June 30, 2022.
  6. ^ Birk, Libby (October 25, 2023). "Everything New Coming to Netflix in November 2023". PopCulture.com. Paramount Global. Retrieved October 25, 2023.
  7. ^ a b AJG (2022-02-04). "Go, Dog. Go! Characters: Heights and Ages". Endless Awesome. Retrieved May 21, 2022.
  8. ^ "James Cast As A Leading Voice In New Netflix Series". 4 January 2021. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  9. ^ "Go, Dog, Go Review 2021 Tv Show Series Season Cast Crew Online". Entertaining Movies. 25 January 2021. Archived from the original on 29 September 2022. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  10. ^ Patrick, Hipes (22 July 2019). "Netflix Boosts Preschool Slate With Seven New Series". Deadline. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  11. ^ "Paul Buckley – Recent Work – Evolution Music Partners". 22 October 2021. Retrieved 2022-11-23.
  12. ^ Britt, Ryan (26 January 2021). "Beloved 'Go Dog. Go!' Book Is Coming To Netflix — Watch an Exclusive Clip". Fatherly. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  13. ^ Gabby & Friends (January 6, 2021). GO, DOG. GO! | Season 1 Trailer | NETFLIX. YouTube. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  14. ^ "Go, Dog. Go! TV Review". Common Sense Media. Retrieved May 21, 2022.
  15. ^ "2021 Nominees & Winners by Name".
  16. ^ "ACTRA Toronto Announces 20th ACTRA Awards in Toronto On-camera and Voice Nominees". Newswire. January 27, 2022. Retrieved February 16, 2022.
  17. ^ "WINNERS: THE 20th ACTRA AWARDS IN TORONTO". Newswire. March 6, 2022. Retrieved March 6, 2022.
  18. ^ Brent Furdyk, "2022 Canadian Screen Award Nominees Announced, ‘Sort Of’ & ‘Scarborough’ Lead The Pack". ET Canada, February 15, 2022.