Daryl (Norman Reedus) is apparently getting a dog in season 9 of The Walking Dead.
Forbes' writer Paul Tassi's sleuthing uncovered leaked set photos showing a dog riding around in a wagon in Alexandria -- and there may even be an episode explaining how the pooch became a part of the family.
Everything We Know About The Walking Dead Season 9
The arrival of Daryl's dog is the latest reveal in a series of arrivals and departures for TWD, including the exit of Chandler Riggs (Carl Grimes) in Season 8 and the departures Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) and Lauren Cohan in Season 9. With Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) subdued in the Alexandria Safe-Zone, Season 9 looks to be a calmer time for Rick, Daryl and the others, fostering the sort of collaborating community that could benefit from a four-legged BFF.Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira and Andrew Lincoln, The Walking Dead" data-image-credit="Jackson Lee Davis/AMC" data-image-alt-text="Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira and Andrew Lincoln, The Walking Dead" data-image-credit-url="" data-image-target-url="" data-image-title="Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira and Andrew Lincoln, The Walking Dead" data-image-filename="180829-the-walking-dead.jpg" data-image-date-created="2018/08/29" data-image-crop="" data-image-crop-gravity="" data-image-aspect-ratio="" data-image-height="1380" data-image-width="2070" data-image-do-not-crop="" data-image-do-not-resize="" data-image-watermark="" data-lightbox="">
The Walking Dead has a complicated relationship with animals, with their chaotic post-apocalyptic world showing surprisingly few of them out in the wild, except for those legendarily bad CGI deer. The last "pet" we saw was Season 7's Shiva...and that didn't end too well.
The Walking Dead returns Oct. 7 on AMC.
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