You mean nothing to me now!
— The Heavy on people who ain't no friends of his
The Hound Dog is a community-created cosmetic item for the Heavy. It gives the Heavy hair styled into a pompadour, as well as a pair of aviator-style sunglasses.
The item's description was written by Silentman for the Hat Describing Contest.
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March 18, 2010 Patch (First Community Contribution Update)
- The Hound Dog was added to the game.
- The Hound Dog was made craftable.
September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)
- The Hound Dog was made paintable.
- [Undocumented] Added a community-contributed description for the Hound Dog.
- [Undocumented] The Hound Dog can now be uncrated with Unusual quality.
- The Hound Dog's painting texture was improved.
- Fixed several cosmetic items not cloaking properly for the Spy.
- The "pompadour and sunglasses" look is popularly associated with Elvis Presley, who also sang the most famous version of the song which the cosmetic is named for.
- The item's description also makes a reference to another song by Elvis Presley, "All Shook Up".