Hound (disambiguation)

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A hound is a type of dog that assists hunters by tracking or chasing the animal being hunted.

Hound may also refer to:

  • Dog, any dog of the subfamily Caninae

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Hounds (comics), the name given to several groups of mutant characters from Marvel Comics
  • Sandor Clegane, nicknamed The Hound, a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels and its television adaptation Game of Thrones


  • Hounds (TV series), a 2012 television comedy series set around greyhound racing in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sherlock Hound, an anime television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series where almost all the characters are depicted as anthropomorphic dogs

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • "The Hound", a short story by H. P. Lovecraft
  • The Hound (singer) (born 1986), American singer, songwriter, and record producer
  • Hound & Horn, a literary quarterly founded by Harvard undergraduates Lincoln Kirstein and Varian Fry in 1927


Other uses[edit]