"CAVE CANEM - Beware the dog"
― Sign found on a Roman house
"You know who doesn’t go through a bunch of agonized self-reflection, ever? Wolves! Wolves feel really quite good about themselves and their totally rad ability to form an awesome, bad-ass pack and just straight up eat a whole moose."
― The Comics Curmudgeon on Mark Trail
"There are some dogs which, when you meet them, remind you that, despite thousands of years of man-made evolution, every dog is still only two meals away from being a wolf. These dogs advance deliberately, purposefully, the wilderness made flesh, their teeth yellow, their breath astink, while in the distance their owners witter, "He's an old soppy really, just poke him if he's a nuisance," and in the green of their eyes the red campfires of the Pleistocene gleam and flicker..."
― Good Omens

The power to use the abilities of canines. Variation of Mammalian Physiology.

Also Called

  • Canid Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Canidae Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Canine Body/Form/Mimicry


User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into canines, including wolves, foxes, jackals, coyotes, and domestic dogs.



Mythical Canines


Canines are associated with great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus user with this power may have access to:

Known Users

See Also: This Index Barks.


  • Werewolves (Folklore)
  • Anubis (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Wolf demons (Japanese/Chinese/Korean Mythology/Folklore)
  • Michigan Dogman (USA Folklore)
  • Cynocephail (Egyptian/Greek/Chinese/Medieval Eastern/Europe Folklore)
    • Nacumerians
  • Coyote (Apache Folklore)




  • Sirius Black (Harry Potter)
  • Salcilia (His Dark Materials)
  • Dogs (Survivors series)
    • Lucky
  • Wolves (The Sight)
    • Larka
  • Mr. Fox and his family (Fantastic Mr. Fox)
  • Fifi the Vampire Poodle (Goosebumps)

Live Television

Live Movies

  • Dogs (Air Bud/Air Buddies)
    • Air Bud and The Buddies
    • Megasis/Captain Canine (Super Buddies)
  • Dogs (Beverly Hills Chihuahua)
  • Sirians (Good Boy)
    • Hubble
  • Sirius Black (Harry Potter)
  • Sigurd (Jack The Giant Killer) temporarily
  • Canines (Meet the Feebles)
  • Remoolians (Men in Black)
    • Frank The Pug
  • Muffin/Napoleon (Napoleon)
  • Meatball & Cassie (Step Dogs)
  • Wargs (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Shape-Shifters (Twilight Saga)
    • Jacob Black
  • Lycans (Underworld)
  • Zoltan (Young Dracula)


  • Blitzwolfer (Ben 10)
  • Loboans (Ben 10)
  • Bashmouth (Ben 10 2016)
  • Wulf (Danny Phantom)
  • Wolf (Young Justice)
  • Jackie Oakes/The Jackal (Kim Possible)
  • Dogs (Scooby-Doo)
  • Dino (The Flintstones)
  • Cosmo & Wanda (Fairly Odd Parents)
  • Dynomutt (Dynomutt, Dog Wonder)
  • Stitch (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Experiment 007 "Gigi" (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Pluto (Disney)
  • Dogs (101 Dalmatians)
  • Dogs (Lady and the Tramp)
  • Canines (The Fox and the Hound)
  • Dogs (Oliver & Company)
  • Dogs (All Dogs Go To Heaven)
  • Napoleon and Lafayette (The Aristocats)
  • Santa Little Helper (The Simpsons)
  • Chris Bradford/Dogpound/Rahzar (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Spike (My Little Pony Equestria Girls); only in the human world
  • Diamond Dogs (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Timberwolves (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Zootopia)
  • Anthropomorphic canines ( Disney's Robin Hood)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (TaleSpin)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Disney's Chicken Little)
  • Dr. Delbert Doppler (Treasure Planet)
  • Wolves (Alpha & Omega)
  • Mr. Pickles (Mr. Pickles)
  • Hong Kong Phooey (Hong Kong Phooey)
  • Jake (Adventure Time)
  • Bolt (Bolt)
  • Junkyard (Toxic Crusaders)
  • The Road Rovers (Road Rovers)
  • Canines (Balto)
  • Dogs (Millionaire Dogs)
    • J.D
    • Bella
  • Brian Griffin (Family Guy)
  • The PAW Patrol (PAW Patrol)
  • Mr. Peabody (Mr. Peabody & Sherman)
  • Canines (Pound Puppies)
  • Wolf Tribe (Legends of Chima)
  • Wolf Legend Beast (Legends of Chima)
  • Snarf (Trollz)
  • Fox (Skunk Fu!)
  • Oliver Twist (Saban's Adventures of Oliver Twist)
  • Brandy Harrington (Brandy & Mr. Whiskers)
  • Anthropomorphic dogs (Dreamkix)
  • Zuzo (Elena of Avalor)
  • Wylie Burp (An American Tail)
  • Tiger (An American Tail)
  • Vera (Pinky and Perky/The Pinky and Perky Show)
  • Eric (The Pinky and Perky Show)
  • Tara (The Pinky and Perky Show)
  • Tamara (The Pinky and Perky Show)
  • Jason Jason (The Pinky and Perky Show)
  • Barbara Hannah (The Pinky and Perky Show)
  • Kipper (Kipper)
  • Tiger (Kipper)
  • Jake (Kipper)
  • Roobarb (Roobarb/Roobarb and Custard Too)
  • Poodle Princess (Roobarb/Roobarb and Custard Too)
  • Foxes (Pablo the Little Red Fox)
  • Corneil (Watch My Chops)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Almost Naked Animals)
    • Howie
    • Poodle
  • Wolf (Don't Eat the Neighbours)
  • Simon (Don't Eat the Neighbours)
  • Barry (Don't Eat the Neighbours)
  • Fox (Don't Eat the Neighbours)
  • Moze (Sheeep)
  • Spike (Sheeep)
  • Gotcha (Sheeep)
  • Kid (Sheeep)
  • Mumsie (Sheeep)
  • Bernard (Bananas in Pyjamas reboot)
  • Spot (The Baskervilles)
  • Ruffy (Timmy Time)
  • Finlay (Timmy Time)
  • Milo (Time Cracks)
  • Anthropomorphic dogs (Monk Little Dog)
  • Doogie (FARMkids)
  • C2 (Carl²)
  • Spike (Tom and Jerry)
  • Florrie (Five Minutes More)
  • Dr. Dog (Dr. Dog)
  • Gromit (Wallace & Gromit)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Rex the Runt)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (The Adventures of the American Rabbit)
    • Biker Jackals
  • Rover (Lunar Jim)
  • Stan (Pat & Stan)
  • Stephanie (Pat & Stan)
  • Fergus (Funky Valley)
  • Amadeus (Funky Valley)
  • The Canine Archaeologists (Samurai Jack)
  • Dogs (The Twisted Whiskers Show)
  • Wingnut (Iggy Arbuckle)
  • Prince (Iggy Arbuckle)
  • Wolfie (Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper)
  • Blitz (C.O.P.S.)
  • Isamu Fuwa/Kamen Rider Vulcan (Kamen Rider Zero-One.)
  • Lugg (8Below)

Video Games

  • Warg (Castlevania)
  • Warg (Dungeons & Dragons)
  • Wolf Link (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Star Fox)
  • Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Leon (F-Zero)
  • Poochy (Super Mario series)
  • Doogans (Super Mario series)
  • Shadow the Dog (WarioWare)
  • Dribble (WarioWare)
  • Foxes (Minecraft)
  • Wolves (Minecraft)
  • Growlithe-Arcanine (Pokémon)
  • Snubbull-Granbull (Pokémon)
  • Houndour-Houndoom (Pokémon)
  • Poochyena-Mightyena (Pokémon)
  • Lillipup-Herdier-Stoutland (Pokémon)
  • Furfrou (Pokémon)
  • Rockruff-Lycanroc (Pokémon)
  • Zamazenta & Zacian (Pokémon)
  • Rottweilers (Quake Series)
  • Nintendogs (Nintendogs)
  • Dogs (The Dog Island)
  • Amaterasu (Okami)
  • Barbas, Bran, CuSith, Garmr, Meeko, Sceolang, Stump, Vigilance, Ysgramor, Tiber, and Torom (Skyrim)
  • Blind Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Angelo (Final Fantasy VIII)
  • Wonder Dog (Wonder Dog)
  • Shadow (Dead to Rights series)
  • Riley (Call of Duty)
  • Chop (Grand Theft Auto)
  • Rush (Mega Man series)
  • Rex, BoneGnash and GhashBone, Audaz, Basura, Colmillo, Fiel, Reina, Rey, Cheyenne, Lupa, Violetta, Gabe, Roxie, Seymour (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • Dogmeat (Fallout series)
  • Boney (Mother 3)
  • Brown (Rule of rose)
  • Frankie (JumpStart)
  • Hewie (Haunting Ground)
  • K.K. Slider (Animal Crossing series)
  • Mr. Dog (Snowboard Kids)
  • Koromaru (Persona 3)
  • Hot Dog (Skylanders)
  • Funny Bone (Skylanders)
  • Missile (Ghost Trick)
  • PaRappa the Rapper (PaRappa the Rapper)
  • Peter Puppy (Earthworm Jim)
  • Repede (Tales of Vesperia)
  • Poochy (Yoshi's Island)
  • Pseudodogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Psy Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Dog (Fable ll/lll)
  • Dogs (Dog's life)
    • Jake
    • Daisy
  • Mabari War Hounds (Dragon Age)
  • Anthropomorphic canines (Armello)
    • Wolves
      • Thane
      • River
    • Foxes
      • Scarlet
  • The Ice Princess (Spyro: A Hero's Tail)
  • Komasan (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Komajiro (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Espy (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Manjimutt (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Dandoodle (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Lucky/Dogman (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside)
  • Shibumenken/Menkueater (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside)
  • Anthropomorphic Canines (Spark a Space Tail)
  • Bodi (Rock Dog)
  • Khampa (Rock Dog)
  • Darma (Rock Dog)
  • Linnux (Rock Dog)
  • Riff (Rock Dog)
  • Skozz (Rock Dog)
  • Wolves (Sheep and Wolves)
    • Grey
    • Bianca
  • Underdog (Underdog)
  • Boris the Wolf (Bendy and the Ink Machine)
  • Cu Sith (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Lycaon (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Anubis (SMITE)
  • Cerberus (SMITE)
  • Fenrir (SMITE)
  • Yugo the Wolf (Bloody Roar)
  • Hans the Fox (Bloody Roar)
  • Nasus, The Curator of the Sands (League of Legends)
  • Ralph (Rampage)

Web Video

  • Zwei (RWBY)
  • Corsac Albain (RWBY)
  • Fennec Albain (RWBY)
  • Marrow Amin (RWBY)

Web Comics

  • Randy & Cindy (Faux Pas)


  • The Black Dog (Fear Mythos)
  • Wags the Dog (The Wiggles)
  • The Wagettes (The Wiggles)




Video Games



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