Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Dog

See also: Dog in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

Dog Couchant (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Couchant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Couchant Guardant §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Courant (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Courant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Courant (3) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Dog Courant Collared (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Dog Courant Collared (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Dog Passant (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Passant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Dog Passant (3) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

The Swedish Valhund is a period breed with short legs and a stocky body.

Artist: Kryss Kostarev.

Dog Passant (4) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Dog Passant (5) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Passant (6) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle. (From page 204.)

Dog Passant (7) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle. (From page 204, sans pizzle.)

Dog Passant (8) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Wriothesley Heraldic Collections, Volume II. Artist unknown. (Folio 56r.) Adapted by Iago ab Adam.

Dog Passant Guardant §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Dog Rampant (1) §

A solidly-built working dog with short ears may be blazoned an “alaunt” or "mastiff."

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Rampant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Dog Rampant (3) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Rampant (4) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle. (From page 204; originally passant.)

Dog Rampant (5) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston. Adapted by Saewynn aet Cnolle. (From page 204; originally passant; sans pizzle.)

Dog Rampant Collared (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Heraldic Badges. Artist unknown. (From page 142.) Adapted from Prince Arthur's Book.

Dog Rampant Collared (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 108.)

Dog Rampant Regardant §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.” Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Joseph Foster.

Dog Rampant and Hooded §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Folio 61v.) Adapted by Owen Tegg.

Dog Salient §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Sejant (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Dog Sejant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Sejant Erect (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (Page 59.)

Dog Sejant Erect (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Statant (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Statant (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A solidly-built working dog with short ears may be blazoned an “alaunt” or "mastiff."

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog Statant (3) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Dog Statant (4) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jon Chesey. Adapted from Anton Tirol's Wappenbuch (German, c. 1540).

Dog Statant (5) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “badger-hound.” (However, the dachshund has not been documented as a period breed.)

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Dog Statant (6) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Dog Statant (7) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Dog Statant Collared §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Winged Dog Sejant §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Winged Dog Passant §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dog's Head Couped (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Dog's Head Couped (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A solidly-built working dog with short ears may be blazoned an “alaunt” or "mastiff."

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 110.)

Dog's Head Collared and Couped (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Dog's Head Collared and Couped (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Münchner Handschrift. Artist: Unknown. Adapted by Owen Tegg.

Dog's Head Erased (1) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Dog's Head Erased (2) §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (Crest of de Flytte, page 162.)

Five Dogs Courant In Annulo §

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Considered a step from period practice as animate charges are not found arranged in annulo in period.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist: Kryss Kostarev.