"El cadejo" is represented by a dog of great size and penetrating gaze. There are two cadejos, white and black. White cadejo symbolizes the good and black cadejo symbolizes the evil.

Some people say that the black cadejo represents an evil spirit which appears to people who wander late at night, persecutes and hypnotize its victims with its huge red eyes, similar to burning coals. According to the legend, if black cadejo hypnotize you, it can steal your soul.

On the other hand, white cadejo represents a spirit of light that protects all faithful believers, specially kids from black cadejo.

According to some villagers, black cadejo is usually away with the smoke of incense.

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August 1st, 2011

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