Cwn Annwn
Welsh: Hounds of Annwn (the Otherworld)

The spectral hounds of the King of the Otherworld, variously called Arawn or Gwyn ap Nudd. Accompany the Wild Hunt. Pure white with red ears (according to the Mabinogion).

Later identified with the Gabriel Hounds.

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Mary Jones 2004