Hot Dog is a sheep dog belonging to the Southside Serpents.

Throughout the SeriesEdit

Season 1Edit

Hot Dog was brought along by the Serpents when they visited Jughead Jones at the Sunnyside Trailer Park to offer him membership within the gang; an offer he accepted. Hot Dog orginally barked and growled at Jughead, but after one fo the Serpents told him to settle down, claiming that Jughead "is family", he did so almost instantly. He than sat on the Jones' steps while they talked.[1]


Season 1Edit


  • Hot Dog was a frequent character in the comics, and was Jughead's dog and best friend.
  • Hot Dog is portrayed by an Old English Sheepdog.

Behind the Scenes Edit

  • Hot Dog's appearance in the show is due to Cole Sprouse actively asking for the dog.[2]


  1. Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert (writer) & Toland Krieger, Lee (director) (May 11, 2017). "Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter". Riverdale. Season 1. Episode 13. The CW.

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