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The Greedy Dog Story is one of the most popular children’s stories. Kids find the narrative of this story enjoyable and highly engaging. This is a story about a dog who is starving. The Greedy Dog is so hungry that if he sees any food, his mouth waters.

Let's read the story of ‘The Greedy Dog’.

The Greedy Dog

The Greedy Dog

The Story of The Greedy Dog

Once upon a time, there was a stray dog that lived on the streets. He was a glutton. He had to suffer a lot because of this habit. He would promise himself that he would not be greedy again each time. But he would quickly forget his pledge and become greedy as before.

One day, he was very hungry. So, he went to the opposite side of the bridge outside his house to look for food. He crossed the wooden bridge and began searching for food. Fortunately, he found a large bone, which he clutched securely in his teeth so that no other dog could eat it.

He was ready to chew the bone when he realised that if any of his buddies were to be there, he may have to share it with them. As a result, he decided to take the bone back to his house and eat it all by himself. He gazed into the water as he crossed the bridge and spotted another dog with a bone in his teeth.

He was greedy and wanted the second bone as well, so he yelled at the dog. The bone dropped into the water as he opened his lips to bark. It was then that he realised it wasn't another dog in the water, but his own reflection. Because of his greed, the dog lost bone and had to return home hungry. The greedy dog had been taught a lesson!

Moral of the Story

Avarice is the root of all evils. We should be satisfied with what we have and to gain more, we should work hard, or else nothing will be left in our hands. 


Greedy Dog is a highly fascinating and engaging story for kids. We request all parents and teachers to encourage their kids to read more stories. To read more such amazing and value-given stories, visit our website.

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FAQs on The Greedy Dog Story for Kids

1. What is the moral of the story?

The story of ‘The Greedy Dog’ reminds us to be thankful for what we have and what we achieve. Avarice is the root of all evils. Because of his avarice, the dog in the story lost a bit of bone and had to go hungry.

2. What does it mean to be a greedy dog?

Having a strong, selfish desire for something, whether it be money, power, or food, is referred to as "a greedy dog." Because he isn't pleased with the food in his mouth, the dog is greedy. He wants to eat the food that he sees on the other dog.