For the complete song lyrics, see below.  For the grand finale by the Worms&Germs singers (otherwise known as members of the Rainbow Chorus of Waterloo-Wellingtonmore details below!), click on the YouTube video.

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On the first day or Christmas, my true love gave to me,
A dog with lepto in its pee.

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me.
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love game to me
Seven cats with ringworm,
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Eight dogs-a-biting,
Seven cats with ringworm,
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the ninth day or Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Nine hungry hookworms,
Eight dogs-a-biting,
Seven cats with ringworm,
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Ten cats-a-scratching
Nine hungry hookworms,
Eight dogs-a-biting,
Seven cats with ringworm,
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
Eleven raccoon roundworms,
Ten cats-a-scratching
Nine hungry hookworms,
Eight dogs-a-biting,
Seven cats with ringworm,
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Twelve tubs of Purell,
Eleven raccoon roundworms,
Ten cats-a-scratching
Nine hungry hookworms,
Eight dogs-a-biting,
Seven cats with ringworm,
Six big fat dog ticks,
Five cats with fleas.
Four rats with cowpox.
Three tapeworms,
Two toxic turtles,
And a dog with lepto in its pee.

Happy Holidays (and yes, I guess I have too much time on my hands).

If you’d like to hear more from this amazing community choral group, check out their website (www.rainbowchorus.ca) for concert dates and locations in the Guelph/Kitchener area this coming January 2014!

  • Carol

    What a hoot! I love it!!

  • Liz Dykstra

    Bravo!! Definitely worth sharing!