Top Ten Canine/Part Canine Mythical Creatures

Canines are fierce-looking animals (but some can be adorable), and mythical canines are more fierce-looking. Which one do you think is the best? Cast your votes and comment! Feel free to add more!

The Top Ten

1 Cerberus Cerberus

Cerberus tops all part canine monsters because it literally guards an afterlife realm (the underworld)'s gate. It also has three monstrous heads so it is a beast that is virtually uncontrollable.

2 Kitsune Kitsune
3 Werewolf Werewolf A werewolf or lycanthrope is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf or a therianthropic hybrid wolf-like creature, either purposely or after being placed under a curse or affliction.

Werewolf is a human that turns to a wolf (or an anthropomorphic wolf) at night when the moon is full - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

4 Anubis

Anubis is an Egyptian God of death who has the head of a canine. He's associated with mummification - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

5 Orthrus

Also called Orthus. Orthrus is a 2-headed dog who's the brother of Cerberus and guards Geryon's castle. He was slained by Heracles - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 Hellhound

Hellhound is a supernatural dog with black fur, glowing red eyes, super strength, or speed, ghostly characteristics, and a foul odor - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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8 Inugami

The name means "dog God" ("inu" meaning "dog" and "gami" (from the word "kami") meaning "God"). Inugami is described as a zoomorphic or anthropomorphic dog (similar to werewolves) - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

9 Keelut

Also called Ke'lets and is also known as Qiqion or Qiqirn. Keelut is a hairless dog spirit from the Inuit mythology who feast upon the dead - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

10 Laelaps

Also called Lelaps, Lalaps, and Lailaps. Laelaps is a dog from the Greek mythology who never fails when hunting. She's a gift fron Zeus to Europa - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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