Robert Clampett left the cartoon unfinished when he left Warner Bros, having reportedly only supervised the recording of the dialogue. The film was completed by Arthur Davis, who had inherited Clampett's unit.
Ha, me thinks there's intruders in yon garden.
After marching in the beginning, the dog lays his gun to the side of the guardhouse and lies down. In the next shot, when he hears the gophers, the gun is gone.