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"black dog." The black dog in Breton folklore. The animal accompanies the deceased during their temporary stay in the Otherworld and the subsequent rebirth as another indivudual.



  • MacKillop, James. (2004). Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.
  • Rose, Carol. (2000). Giants, Monsters, and Dragons: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.