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Paper model of a Crup

Loyal wizard pets similar in appearance to Jack Russell terriers

Crups fact file




Small terrier with a forked tail


Highly aggressive towards Muggles


Loyal to their wizard owners. Crups were bred in Williamsburg by President Thornton Harkaway, who resigned after his pets savaged some local No-Majs

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The Magical Congress of the United States of America (MACUSA)

By J.K. Rowling

The Crup is almost certainly a wizard-created dog, as it is intensely loyal to wizards and ferocious towards Muggles.


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

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The magical creatures quiz

Paper model of a Runespoor

Care of Magical Creatures series: unconventional pets

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Crup owners are legally obliged to remove the Crup’s tail with a painless Severing Charm while the Crup is six to eight weeks old, lest Muggles notice it.

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