DawgToy is a boy band that is admired by Caitlin, Jen, and Nikki but disliked by Jonesy, Jude and Wyatt. The band consists of four members, two of whom are unnamed and two of whom are named Jason (Jen and Nikki's favorite member) and John (Caitlin's favorite member). Jen admitted to having had a crush on Jason since ninth grade. Their merchandise ranges from CDs to posters to underwear. One of their songs (the only one they're ever actually heard singing) contains the following lyrics:
I'm watching you dance
It's my only chance
For a taste of your lips
My hands on your hips
Till the day you say yes to me
You'll always be my fantasy
They were featured in the episode The Girls in the Band, where Jen and Caitlin were fawning over DawgToy merchandise. Nikki teased them about it, claiming that unlike them, she hated DawgToy like the guys did. Jen and Caitlin were ecstatic when DawgToy came to the mall and held a competition to find a girl to dance in their new video. When Jonesy, Jude and Wyatt refused to come, they dragged a reluctant Nikki to the auditions with them instead ("This is so unfair! Why do I have to go? You guys owe me one"). During the auditions, Caitlin's sucky dance moves ended in her falling headfirst off the stage. Jen pulled off a great show with Serena and Charmaine.
However, Nikki sneezed, causing her nose ring to fall out. She walked on stage to get it back, but the manager guy said, "Now that's the look we're looking for!" when he saw her, prompting Nikki to show off her best moves and take Jen's spot as the new DawgToy video girl. This caused a rift in their friendship until Nikki accidentally revealed that she was a closet DawgToy fan. After confessions, they patched things up and Nikki brought the house down on the night of the video filming. This episode was the only major appearance of DawgToy, but a standee of Jason appeared in Stupid Over Cupid and Out Of This World.
- DawgToy is a portmanteau of the words "Dawg" (term used for cool people) and "toy."
- DawgToy is parody of boy bands like *NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys, although DawgToy has four member while *NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys (and many real life boy bands) have five members.
- DawgToy could also be a parody of 98 Degrees, a popular boy band that had only four members.
- Jason appears to be the leader of the group. Jason's the only member who speaks and he and John are the only members who appear in person.