Griffin come in many breeds, and are generally raised as companion pets and guard animals.
The common griffon has a leonine body, with eagle-like head and wings. Thought to be the true king of beasts, the griffin was originally bred as a herding animal.
Adar Llwch Gwin
The Adar Llwch Gwin (pronounced, " ad-ar thlook goo-in") originated in wales. Unlike the common griffin, the Adar, as they are commonly known, also have the talons of an eagle on their fore and hind legs. They are extremely inteligent, understanding human speech, and obeying the commands of those they trust.
Alce or Keythong
The Alce is a smaller, wingless breed of griffin.
The Opinicus is a griffin with leonine forelimbs and aquiline hindquarters.