Might sound weird enough but how you might consider describing the sound a dog makes (woof woof, bark bark, ruff ruff) isn't what most Japanese would think. Nope, they normally will say Wan Wan.
You would think animal sounds would be universal but you would be wrong. Seems to be different all around the world.
Here is a somewhat small list of animal sounds from the Japanese point of view. Note may not be 100% accurate as sounds can be seen as a matter of opinion.