Fight Dog (term)
Fight Dog

Dog Term

Fight Dog

Human Term

German Shepherd

Book Appearances

The Empty City, A Hidden Enemy, Darkness Falls, The Broken Path, The Endless Lake, Storm of Dogs

A Fight Dog is a dog that can be trained for assault and fighting. Currently, this term applies to dogs like German Shepherds.[1]


Since the term applies to German Shepherds (and mixes), dogs under this term can be identified by their long snout,[1] and big burly body.[1]

Notable Fight Dogs


  • The origin of the term possibly came from the traditional use of German Shepherds and similar breeds as police dogs or guard dogs.

References and Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Revealed in The Empty City, page 81