Ladadog - Shaggy sheep dog on the
situation comedy PLEASE DON'T EAT THE
Ladadog with Joan
Nash & her twins
Ladadog (real name: Lord Nelson) is a
150-pound family pet who lives in the suburbs of Ridgemont, New York with English professor James
Nash (Mark Miller), his wife, Joan (Patricia
Crowley) and their four children.
On the couples
tenth month anniversary James Nash gave his wife
a puppy that they named Ladadog. Placing
words into the dog's mouth James said "Your
husband informed me that I was to keep you
company while he is away educating the youth of
America. He has just been promoted to the
position of instructor."
TRIVIA NOTE: Lord Nelson also played
the family pet of Doris Martin (Doris Day) on
THE DORIS DAY SHOW/CBS/1968-73.
the novel "Lad: a Dog" (1919) written by Albert
Payson Terhune featured the stories of a
thoroughbred collie (inspired by the author's
own collie named Sunnybank Lad).
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