Official Answers by Chaosium
Book 4 Adventures
Two of the scenarios an NPC has a dog as pet/guardian, Growler (page 23) and Marnus (page 40).
This seems odd to me, since we were taught for decades that dogs are VERY uncommon in Orlanthi lands, and are substituted with a breed of Shadowcats for the tasks a dog would normally help.
The Heortlings of Sartar and Hendrikiland disdain dogs and use shadowcats to hunt, herd, and as pets. Nonetheless, many Heortling and Tarshite communities use dogs for everything except companions.RQB, Dogs, page 144
The Hunter occupation in RQG also allows dogs as well as shadowcats.
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