It is a small container of alcohol carried in its own container.
Imo get me a short-dog and hit the road.
In the ghetto, someone might refer to a cheap drink as a short dog, most likely a two dollar silo of beer or something similar.
Yo! Pick me up a short dog when you go down to the store.
Can be referred to as a body style of a cadillac, usually the late 80's early 90's Cadillac
We were riding in the short dog caddy
A "short dog" refers to the smallest sized bottle (375ml) of MD 20/20
fortified wine (aka Mad Dog
"Returning to my old Pontiac after the liquor store and buying an L.A. Times, I climbed in and cracked my short dog, then took a long blast before starting the car."