Here are some building instructions for making LEGO® dogs!  I patterned this design after a Jack Russel terrier, although it was difficult to make the ears flop over the way a terrier’s ears do.  So it will just have to be a generic terrier type dog – ha!

The coloring of the dogs doesn’t have to be exactly the same as what I did, so that will help with finding all the pieces you need. Just use what you have!

Step 1:  Start with a 2 x 4 plate and two 2 x 2 inverted slopes.

Step 2:  Attach them as shown.

Step 3:  Add a 2 x 3 plate so that it hangs off by 4 studs as shown.  Find a 1 x 2 brick, a 1 x 2 plate with one stud on top, two 1 x 1 bricks with a stud on the side, and a 1 x 1 black round plate.

Step 4:  Attach the 1 x 2 brick, then add the two 1 x 1 bricks with a stud on the side (headlight style).

Step 5:  Attach the 1 x 2 plate with one stud on top to the headlight bricks.  Then add the 1 x 1 black round plate for the nose.

Add 1 x 1 bricks with a stud on the side to hold the eyes.  Place a 1 x 2 brick between the eyes.

Step 6:  Turn the head around.  Add a 2 x 2 slope and two 1 x 1 bricks.

Step 7:  Find the bricks shown.

Step 8:  Add the bricks to the top of the head.

Step 9:  Find the bricks shown for building the back of the head.

Step 10:  Attach the two white bricks under the 2 x 2 brown slope.  For the ears, stack a 1 x 1 slope on top of a 1 x 1 round plate.  Put the 1 x 2 brown plate between the ears.

Step 11:  Attach a 2 x 3 plate and a 2 x 2 inverted slope under the head.

Step 12:  Gather the bricks shown.

Step 13:  Attach the 1 x 4 plate under the neck.

Step 14:  Then add a 2 x 3 brick and two 1 x 4 bricks.  The 1 x 4 bricks attach to the top of the 1 x 4 plate from the previous step.

Step 15:  Turn the dog over and attach a 2 x 4 plate, then a 2 x 3 plate and a 1 x 2 plate (on the far right side of the photo).

Step 16:  Turn the dog back over and add the two 1 x 1 plates.

Step 17:  Attach a 2 x 4 white plate and a 2 x 4 brown plate to the dog’s back.  Then find the bricks shown.

Step 18:  Add the 1 x 2 slope behind the head and place a 1 x 1 slope on each side of the neck.

Step 19:  Attach the 2 x 3 plate and the 1 x 2 plate with one stud on top to the dog’s back.

Step 20:  Turn the dog over and then gather the bricks shown.

Step 21:  Attach one of the 1 x 2 plates to each of the 1 x 2 inverted slopes.  Then attach all three inverted slopes to the underside of the body.

Step 22:  Add the legs, and the dog is complete!  Each leg has two 1 x 1 bricks and one 1 x 2 plate.

Then build more terriers!  This one has slightly different coloring.  I also used different bricks for the feet – they are a 1 x 2 slope with cutout.  I can’t decide which feet I like better!

Build a doggy park for your LEGO® dogs!

As I was photographing these LEGO dogs and their little ball, along came our real dog with his ball.  Such a goof!  He loves to photobomb my blog photos.  I could include him in every post if I wanted to because he’s always finding a way to get in front of the camera.

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  1. dragon ball super Aug 8, 2017

    these dogs look so cool. Thanks a lot for sharing it.

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    1. Viet Anh Auto Aug 9, 2017

      This looks so cute. ^^

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      1. Q Apr 8, 2018

        Hey - a content list of components would be a great addition & huge time saver.

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