Officer Jenny's Growlithe
Officer Jenny's Growlithe
Officer Jenny's Growlithe (Japanese: ジュンサーのガーディ Junsar's Gardie) is a Pokémon owned by many Officer Jennys in the Pokémon anime, specifically the Officer Jennys active in the Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh regions.
In the anime
Officer Jenny's Growlithe have been used in crime solving and serve as police dogs throughout much of the Pokémon world. As such, they are frequently seen outside of their Poké Balls. Growlithe debuted in The Case of the K-9 Caper!, where Ash and his friends met up with an Officer Jenny who trained Growlithe to act as police dogs. In this episode, the many Growlithe helped fend off Team Rocket.
In All Dressed Up with Somewhere to Go!, an Officer Jenny wore a Growlithe hat during the Pokémon Dress-Up Contest, both as a reference to her Pokémon and to follow the cosplaying theme. Growlithe also physically appeared in the episode.
In Beating the Bustle and Hustle!, Growlithe participated in a fake Sinnoh Pokémon Hustle set up by Team Rocket. After Officer Jenny caught up to Azure and Crimson, Growlithe fought against Azure's Drowzee and managed to defeat it.
In Dreams Are Made of These!, Growlithe helped stop a group of Pokémon from fighting by using its Roar to scare them away. Ash then proceeded to introduce Growlithe to the group he was in charge of during a Pokémon Orienteering competition.
In Sleuths for Truth!, Growlithe and Officer Jenny tried to find the thief who's stealing the electricity from the houses all around Vermilion City together with Inspector Decker. With Ash and Goh, they found out that the responsible is Team Rocket, who wanted to feed Morpeko with it, and Growlithe used Swift to try to stop their car.
Personality and characteristics
Growlithe are very loyal towards each Officer Jenny, as shown in a flashback in their debut episode depicting one of the Growlithe as a puppy.
Growlithe are the signature Pokémon of the Officer Jennys working in the Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh regions, but they will sometimes use different Pokémon. The Officer Jenny in Mutiny in the Bounty! used Growlithe's evolved form, Arcanine. In some parts of the world, police forces will have special Pokémon teams, such as Spinarak in Spinarak Attack. The Officer Jennys of other regions use different Pokémon as Growlithe are not generally found there.
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