Specklehounds are seen in The Complete Book of Dragons: A Guide To Dragon Species. They are a type of Mountain dragon the Vikings use for hunting or as lap dragons. They can speak Dragonese and have a good sense of smell. Specklehounds resemble Dachshunds in appearance.

Specklehounds sided with the humans in the Dragon Rebellion. Aunt Burlysweet has a Specklehound with five babies.