Dog Medium

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John Charlton (1849–1917) Title More Free Than Welcome Date 1874 John Charlton (1849–1917) Title More Free Than Welcome Date 1874

This category includes working breeds such as collies, Mastiffs and Irish wolfhounds.

Dog Medium
Medium animal
Hit Dice 2d8+4 (13 hp)
Initiative +2
Speed 40 ft. (8 squares)
Armor Class 16 (+2 Dexterity, +4 natural), touch 12, flat-footed 14
Base Attack/Grapple +1/+3
Attack Bite +3 melee (1d6+3)
Full Attack Bite +3 melee (1d6+3)
Space/Reach 5 ft./5 ft.
Special Attacks -
Special Qualities Low-Light Vision, Scent
Saves Fort +5, Ref +5, Will +1
Abilities Strength 15, Dexterity 15, Constitution 15, Intelligence 2, Wisdom 12, Charisma 6
Skills Jump +8, Listen +5, Spot +5, Swim +3, Survival +1*
Feats Alertness, TrackB
Environment Temperate plains
Organization Solitary or pack (5-12)
Challenge Rating 1
Advancement -
Level Adjustment -

Carrying Capacity A light load for a riding dog is up to 100 pounds; a medium load, 101-200 pounds; and a heavy load, 201-300 pounds. A dog can drag 1,500 pounds.


If trained for war, these animals can make trip attacks just as wolves do (see the Wolf entry). A riding dog can fight while carrying a rider, but the rider cannot also attack unless he or she succeeds on a Ride (Dexterity)check.

Skills Dogs have a +4 racial bonus on Jump checks. *Riding dogs have a +4 racial bonus on Survival checks when tracking by Scent.

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Author Greg Lynch, J. C. Alvarez
Publisher Mongoose Publishing
Publish date 2005
ISBN 1-904854-97-4
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Dog, Guard or War

Trained to fight and protect, guard dogs and war dogs are among the least expensive sentries and soldiers one can hire.

Dog, Guard or War: 25 gp

Dog, Hunting

With its keen sense of smell, a well-training hunting dog can follow a trail invisible to human eyes.

Dog, Hunting: 15 gp

Dog, Riding

This Medium-size dog is specially trained to carry a Small humanoid rider (not a dwarf). It is brave in combat like a warhorse. No damage is taken when falling from a riding dog.

Dog, Riding: 150 gp

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