3331. The birth of twin calves is a sign of a death in the family.................North-eastern Kentucky

3332. If you milk a cow on the ground, it will go dry.

3333. If a cow steps over a milk bucket, milk-weed will grow at that place...................Mountains

3334. If you can see the reflection of a calf hoof in a glass of milk, it is pure, that is, free from water.

3335. Butter will come easily all the year if the milk which is milked in April is not mixed with that which is milked in May......................Mountains

3336. When you churn, if the butter does not gather, whip the churn.

3337. If you look into a churn of milk, you will be bald-headed......................Central Kentucky

3338. If a dog points his nose toward you and howls at midnight, you will soon he killed.

3339. When a dog howls without any apparent reason, bad luck may be expected.

3340. There will be a death in the family if a dog howls at night (or some say, at midnight).

3341. The disaster of death presaged by the howl of a dog at night (or according to some, at midnight) may be averted by turning an old shoe upside down.

3342. If a watch dog barks three times when you are pulling it in, you will die................Blue Grass

3343. If a dog howls twice at night, a woman will die.

3344. If a dog howls three times at night, a man will die.

3345. A dog's howling in a doorway or beneath a window means death.

3346. If a dog howls with his head down, there will be a death. If he howls with his head raised, there will be a fire.

3347. If a dog howls, turn over a shoe; the howling will stop and the danger will be averted.

3348. It causes bad luck, if on your way to a funeral, you meet a dog with hydrophobia.........Mountains

3349. If a dog lies on his back and scratches, expect a death.

3350. If a dog stretches himself out on the ground, he is measuring a grave.

3351. If a dog crawls on his belly and moans, he is measuring his master's grave.

3352. If a dog turns over to scratch his back with his head down hill, there will be a death.

3353. If a dog lies down with his tail toward the house, and then gets up and shakes, there is a woman coming.

3354. If a dog lies down with his tail toward the house, a man is coming.

3355. If a dog lies down with his head out of a door, some one will leave the family soon (by marriage, death or otherwise)...............Southern Kentucky

3356. When a dog rolls over, gets up, and shakes himself, from the direction that he faces a visitor will come.

3357. Never let a dog see himself in the mirror, for he will die....................Northern Kentucky

3358. You will have bad luck if a stray dog comes to you.

3359. To be followed by a strange dog brings good luck.

3360. If you do not take your clothes from the clothes line and wash them again after a dog has run under them, some one of your family will die....................................Central Kentucky

3361. If as you start anywhere a dog growls in your path, you will do better to go back, as you will have bad luck on your journey.........Western Kentucky

3362. If you come upon a dog that is attending to a call of nature, you will have bad luck......Mountains

3363. To prevent a dog from causing you bad luck in accordance with the last sign noted, join your two little fingers until you have passed him.

3364. It brings bad luck to sell a dog.

3365. It brings bad luck to kill a young dog.

3366. If you kill a dog, its spirit will haunt you.

3367. To keep a dog at home, cut off the tip of his tail and place it under the doorstep.

3368. If you pull three hairs from a dog's tail and put them under the doorstep, he will not stray from home.

3369. To keep a dog from running away, measure his tail with a stick, cut off the hair that sticks out at the end, and bury the stick and the hair under the doorstep.

3370. Keep a bird dog from leaving by taking hairs from his tail, splitting a stick, placing the hairs in the cleft, and burying the stick beneath the doorstep.

3371. If you put a piece of meat into your shoe, wear it for a time, and then give it to a dog, he will follow you.

3372. Feed a dog gun-powder and raw meat, to make him savage.

3373. A bob-tailed dog cannot walk a log without falling..................................Mountains

3374. A dog with a large posterior part will be a good hunter ............................Mountains

3375. If a dog's posterior part is black, he is a good raccoon dog...........................Mountains

3376. If any one steps over a dog, the animal will not grow any more.

3377. If a dog licks the blood of a dead man, he will go mad ..............................Mountains

3378. A dog with dew-claws will not go mad.

3379. If a dog groans in his sleep, he is dreaming.

3380. If you cut a lock of dog's hair and put it under your pillow, you will dream what the dog has dreamed...................Southern Kentucky

3381. If you slip a hat under the head of a sleeping dog, his dream will come to you the following night.... ..................................Mountains

3382. If you sleep on the same pillow which a dog has slept on, you will dream the same dream the dog has had................North-eastern Kentucky

3383. When a dog smiles in his sleep, he is dreaming of heaven.

3384. If you see a dog chase a cat up a weeping willow, your sorrows are up a tree, that is, are over........................................Blue Grass

3385. A big dog barks but will not bite; a little dog will bite but does not bark much. Hence the stanza of "Sourwood Mountain" -

Big dog bark an' little un bite you,

Hey-ho diddle-um-di-ay!' Big girl court an' little un slight you,

Hey-ho diddle-um-di-ay! ........Mountains