Birth: 1952 Death: 1962 Spike - Canine Actor. Rescued by animal trainer Frank Weatherwax from a North Hollywood Animal Shelter, he was trained to perform and do tricks. He auditioned for and won the role of 'Old Yeller' in the 1957 Walt Disney movie "Old Yeller"; which may be his most memorable role.
A Guide for Using Old Yeller in the Classroom
Old old old yeller. This is a classic. I remember my mom taking me, my brother and first cousin to see this in theater.