- European (culture)
- Haunting (behaviour)
- Black Dogs (common type)
One of the Black dogs of European Legend. The Shriker originates form Lancashire in England. The dog has glowing eyes and makes squelching sound. It walks behind or beside travellers. If it is beaten or killed this would lead to death and disaster of the traveller but to ignore it will bring bad luck.
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