List of canines
"Hound" refers to any of the various canines found in Crawl. While they are among the weaker kinds of monsters you can find, they are all faster than the average character and tend to run in packs. They can mostly be found in the Dungeon and the Lair (especially in the hound-themed Lair ending), though a couple varieties can be found in more unusual locations. Many of them can be summoned with the spell Call Canine Familiar.
h Jackal- Low-level pack-hunters that inhabit the early Dungeon. Individually weak, but a pack can bring down a low-level adventurer if they catch him out in the open.
h Hound- Swift, solitary dogs found in the earlier portions of the Dungeon. Quite delicious.