Cow Dog (film) Featurette; released on November 6, 1956. Directed by Larry Lansburgh. 22 min. Tells the story of a California ranch family who, in their devotion to the raising of purebred Hereford cattle, must capture an outlaw Brahma bull. A neighboring rancher brings his three Australian herding dogs, Stub, Queen, and Shorty, to help in the roundup to apprehend the bull. They are greeted with enthusiasm because of their ability, and they eventually manage to flush out the bull. Originally released with Secrets of Life. Nominated for an Academy Award.