Taz, Sonic's dog

Taz The Tasmanian Devil is Sonic's loyal pet and friend

Personality & Appearance


The Tasmanian Devil, or 'Taz' as he has come to be known, is generally portrayed as a dim-witted teenager-type with a notoriously short temper and little patience. He will eat anything and everything, with an appetite that seems to know no bounds. He is best known for his speech consisting mostly of grunts, growls and rasps, and his ability to spin and bite through just about anything.


Resembling a real Tasmanian Devil, with the expection of Brown fur. He has a very large mouth which enables him to eat large amounts of food.


  • In the story, "Sonic's New Dog" before Sonic begins calling Taz by his real name. Sonic calls him Rover until later
  • Sonic will use Taz to help out in a fight like in "Sonic's Journey on Noah's Ark"