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Wags and Dorothy dancing with The Wiggles and the Wagettes behind

"Wags The Dog He Likes The Tango" is a song from Toot Toot!. It was also supposed to go into the Surfer Jeff video but was shown as a bonus instead of in the actual video.

Song Credits

1998 Version

The Wiggles Meet the Orchestra Version


1998 Version

Dorothy the Dinosaur's Beach Party Version

The Wiggles Meet the Orchestra Version

  • Vocals - Simon Pryce
  • Backing Vocals - Lachlan Gillespie, Emma Watkins
  • First Violins - Peter Edwards, Sarah Curro, Jacqueline Edwards, Peter Fellin, Deborah Goodall, Lorraine Hook, Cameron Jamieson, Kirstin Kenny, Ji Won Kim, Eleanor Mancini, Anne Martonyi, Michelle Ruffolo and Kathryn Taylor
  • Second Violins - Matthew Tomkins, Monica Curro, Isin Cakmakcioglu, Francesca Hiew, Rachel Homburg, Christine Johnson, Isy Wasserman, Philippa West, Patrick Wong and Roger Young
  • Violas - Lauren Brigden, Katharine Brockman, Christopher Cartlidge, Ceridwen Davies, Gabrielle Halloran, Trevor Jones, Simon Oswell and Caleb Wright
  • Cellos - Nicholas Bochner, Miranda Brockman, Rohan de Korte, Keith Johnson, Sarah Morse, Angela Sargeant and Michelle Wood
  • Double Basses - Sylvia Hosking, Rohan Dasika, Benjamin Hanlon, Suzanne Lee and Stephen Newton
  • Flutes - Wendy Clarke, Sarah Beggs and Agatha Yim
  • Clarinets - David Thomas and Craig Hill
  • Horns - Geoff Lierse, Saul Lewis, Abbey Edlin, Trinette McClimont and Rachel Shaw
  • Trumpets - Shane Hooton, Callum G'Froerer and Julie Payne
  • Trombones - Brett Kelly, Kenneth McClimont, Kieran Conrau and Mike Szabo
  • Tuba - Timothy Buzbee
  • Timpani - Christine Turpin
  • Percussion - Robert Clarke, John Arcaro and Robert Cossom
  • Harp - Yinuo Mu
  • Piano/Celeste - Louisa Breen and Amir Farid

Song Lyrics

Wags the Dog, he likes to tango.

Wags the Dog, he calls it rango.

Wags the Dog, it rhymes with mango.

(Short cello instrumental break)

Wags: Ruff! :|

(:| means "repeat" in music terms)


  • The 1998 version shows Dorothy dancing the tango with Wags.

Episode Performances

Video Performances

Album Appearances

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