Poor Dog email hoax virus is very similar to the famous Good Times hoax.
Subject line of this email hoax virus:
Part of the text of the hoax reads as follows:
If you receive an e-mail entitled "PLEASE HELP POOR DOG. Win a Holiday" DO
NOT OPEN IT.
It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this letter out to as
many people as you can. This is a new and very malicious virus and not many
people know about it.
This information was announced yesterday morning from Microsoft, please
share it with everyone who might access the Internet.