Maera

Greek - Hecuba in the form of a dog. When Hecuba tore out the eyes of Polymestor, king of Thrace, and killed his two sons, she turned herself into a bitch to escape the wrath of the king's subjects and jumped into the sea. Also known as Maera, Maira, Maira, Moera, Moera or Maera.
Greek - The dog of Icarius. She led Erigone to the grave where Icarius was buried by the shepherds who killed him, and here Erigone hanged herself. On occassion, called Maera, Maira, Maira, Moera, Moera or Maera.

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