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Dogs are domesticated canines in the known world similar to the real-life animal. Other canines include direwolves, foxes, and wolves. Dog breeds include elkhound, mastiff, sand dog, shaggy dog, sheepdog, and wolfhound. Hellhounds are mythical canines.
A domesticated species, dogs can be kept as pets by humans. Kennelmasters are people appointed to be in charged of the training and care of a castle's hunting hounds.
Dog's Nose is a war galley in the royal fleet.
The Painted Dogs are one of the Vale mountain clans of the Mountains of the Moon.
In the Jogos Nhai culture, the young men steal goats, dogs, and zorses from other bands.
No dogs or other animals survive long in Asshai.
Men of the Frozen Shore ride sleds pulled by hounds as big as ponies.
The device in the coat of arms of House Clegane is three black dogs. Due to their sigil, the Clegane brothers, Ser Gregor and Sandor, have received dog-based nicknames, such as "The Hound", "Dog", and "Joffrey's dog" for Sandor and "the great dog" for Gregor.
Other characters known to have a dog-related nickname include Ser Joffrey Doggett the "Red Dog of the Hills", Harma Dogshead, Rorge the "Mad Dog of Saltpans", and Dogkiller.
Viserys Targaryen refers to Lord Tywin Lannister and Lord Eddard Stark as the "Usurper's dogs".
The inhabitants of Mardosh were forced to eat their dogs when their city was besieged by Dothraki khalasars.
The feelings of Targaryen princelings towards dogs varied from fear (Aerea at first) to love (Rhaena, Viserra, and Saera) to indifference (Maegor).
Harren the Red fed the genitals of Lord Gargon Qoherys to a dog before killing him.
After the death of Queen Tyanna of the Tower, rumors spread of King Maegor feeding her hearts to his dogs.
The dragon Sheepstealer occasionally ate sheep dog.
Prior to the Maiden's Day Ball, rumors spread of Rosamund Darry having six nipples because her mother had supposedly lain with a dog.
During the winter of 134 AC northmen in the winter town ate dogs and horses to avoid starvation.
Ser Duncan the Tall buried his old stot, Chestnut, deep in the sand of Dorne to avoid it being found and eaten by sand dogs.
A Game of Thrones
Ser Rodrik Cassel's red dog whelps a small litter with two living puppies.
Sand dogs must eat and feed their pups. His flesh will feed the dogs or feed the sands. In a year, his bones will be scoured clean. This is Dorne, my friend.—A Dornish knight to Duncan the Tall
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 7, Catelyn I.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 16, Bran II.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 The Sworn Sword.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 29, Arya V.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 56, Bran IV.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 1, Bran I.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 58, Davos III.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 49, Tyrion XI.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, The Vale.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, The Bones and Beyond: The Plains of the Jogos Nhai.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, The Bones and Beyond: Asshai-by-the-Shadow.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 58, Jon XII.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, The Wall and Beyond: The Wildlings.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 62, Tyrion VIII.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 18, Sansa II.
- ↑ The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses from the Westerlands
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 9, Tyrion I.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 15, Sansa I.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 44, Tyrion X.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 43, Arya VIII.
- ↑ 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 Fire & Blood, The Sons of the Dragon.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Appendix.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 25, Brienne V.
- ↑ The Winds of Winter, Barristan I
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 3, Daenerys I.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands.
- ↑ 27.0 27.1 Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Policy, Progeny, and Pain.
- ↑ Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - The Red Dragon and the Gold.
- ↑ Fire & Blood, Under the Regents - War and Peace and Cattle Shows.
- ↑ Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.