Fang alongside Hagrid in the entrance to their hut

Fang is Hagrid's loyal pet dog. He is often to be seen running around the grounds while Hagrid does his work as Gamekeeper.


Fang is Hagrid’s enormous black boarhound, a slobbery, faithful and sometimes cowardly dog.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Discovered in chapter 15, Aragog

Fang accompanies Harry and Ron into the Forbidden Forest when they sneak out of the castle at night to follow the spiders.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Discovered in chapter 13, Mad-Eye Moody

Fang sits by Hagrid as the fourth-year students arrive at Hagrid's cabin for their Care of Magical Creatures lesson. He strains at his collar, whimpering, keen to investigate the open crates on the ground by Hagrid more closely.

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