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Cynanthropy or Weredogs

The second most common form of shapeshifting known to humans (with werewolves being number 1) is cynanthropy. Cynanthropy is the technical term to describe a weredog – in other words, a human that transforms into a dog. Since there are not many...

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Faoladh and Ossory – Irish werewolf folklore

In ancient Irish folklore, the werewolf is known as faoladh or conroicht.  The faoladh (Irish werewolf) is similar to the werewolf you may be familiar with – it is a man or woman that shapeshifts into a wolf. Unlike North American werewolf...