"A dog has a military mind. He respects the chain of command. He knows whos in charge for the good of the whole pack, and if there's no leader, he'll take the job himself - because somebody has to. The difference between a human and a dog, though, is that the dog doesn't lie awake at night dreaming of having that power."
—Sgt. Bernadette Mataki, explaining her fondness for dogs[1]

Dogs were a canine animal native to Sera. Dogs were often used as pets like Cats, and were social animals requiring companionship. After E-Day, most dogs became feral and begun to develop a pack-like mentality.

Delta Squad was ambushed by dogs while on a mission to Merrenat Naval Base. Bernadette Mataki saw a pet dog being washed away in Jacinto City during the sinking.[2]

Notable DogsEdit

Behind the ScenesEdit

  • The original game originally had a dog companion, but it was cut during development.[4]


  1. Gears of War: Anvil Gate pg 341
  2. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant
  3. Last Day
  4. Original Gears of War had dog companion
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