Tourism in Chiloé

Trehuaco

Dog that lives at the bottom of a lagoon near Yaldad. Through a ritual the lagoon opens to expose this mythical dog, with dark and shiny fur, who leaves the lagoon to possess the woman who claims it.

Cárdenas Álvarez, Renato 1997. The book of mythology, stories, legends and magical beliefs obtained from the oral tradition.

Source: Ancud Regional Museum