The dog-like robot is Space Dog, a tin Japanese wind-toy that debuted in the 1950s; and last but not least, behind Space Dog is Conky from the TV show, Pee Wee's Playhouse, which aired from 1986 - 1990.
Today is actor/former heartthrob David McCallum's 74th birthday. That's got to be shocking to women of a certain age. The rest of you will just have
to watch a rerun of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. to understand.