"Like a Dog" is a song by Australian alternative rock band Powderfinger. It was released as a single on 15 January 2001, and appeared on the band's fourth studio album, Odyssey Number Five. The song was later included on Fingerprints: The Best of Powderfinger 1994-2000.
The song's lyrics are based on the band's feelings towards Australia's political position of the time. Musically, "Like a Dog" is strongly influenced by Ian Haug (guitar and backing vocals) and his love of Iggy Pop. "Like a Dog"'s video starred Anthony Mundine in a "raging bull" type sequence.Companion booklet to Fingerprints: The Best of Powderfinger, 1994-2000 Paul Williams - "Rose Against the Odds" also makes an appearance in video.
- Category: 2001 singles
- Category: Powderfinger songs
- album: Odyssey Number Five
- genre: Alternative rock
- musicalArtist: Powderfinger
- musicalBand: Powderfinger
- performer: Powderfinger
- previousWork: My Happiness (Powderfinger song)
- producer: Nick DiDia
- recordLabel: Universal Music Australia
- releaseDate: 20010115
- subsequentWork: Waiting for the Sun