No. In several cases, however, you can replace "dier" by "beest" (beast/animal). "Beest" (pronounced ) sounds a bit more crude in many contexts. Dutch speaking people often use the diminutive form, e.g. "Wat een leuk beestje!", "What a nice (little) animal!" Beestje to be pronounced as
I heard "Het dier eet." I don't have this problem with the Spanish program.