We may recognize a faithful and constant companion, a protector or, more negatively, somebody we can?t shake off and who might make trouble. Dreaming of a dog we once owned or knew at a previous time in our lives shows that there may be memories associated with that period of our life, which hold clues to present behaviour. A huntress with dogs indicates we are making a connection with one of the feminine archetypes, that of the Amazon. A dog guarding gates or being near a cemetery signifies the guardian of the threshold and creatures that must be put to sleep, tamed or brought under control before there can be an initiation into the secrets of the underworld. You may also wish to consult the individual entry for Dog.