From Berserk: The Beast, possibly the sentient incarnation of Gut's hatred and rage (and boy does hehave a lot of either) usually takes the form of a large canine with lightning-bolt eyes. The Berserker's armor, which previously had a Skull For A Helmet, is in the shape of a snarling wolf's head now that he wears it.
Gyo has zombie fish with metal spider-like legs.
In The Thing the monster spends most of its time as an Alaskan pack dog. You catch a glimpse of what it really is, before it proceeds to eat all the other dogs.
Mogget and the Disreputable Dog from the Old Kingdom trilogy. Respectively, Yrael and Kibeth the Bright Shiners.
Besides those, a few other Free Magic creatures have animal-like forms. The thing at High Bridge is basically a boar made of fire.
Shadowrun has a lot of these in the form of magical beings like the totem Spider which plots world domination and manifests as a huge spider in astral space, and the Sega Genesis game has Thorn, a dog or coyote-like malevolent spirit.
RuneQuest. In the Glorantha campaign setting one major empire has an enslaved Chaos god/demon/thingy called the Crimson Bat, which looks something like a giant bat.
In The Elder Scrolls series, several Daedric Princes have animal forms. In particular, Hircine appears in the form of a large white stag, and Clavicus Vile's conscience takes the form of a literalMorality Pet: a dog named Barbas.
Dragon Age: Origins features Witherfang, the giant wolf commanding a tribe of werewolves, who is presented to you as one of these at first. It turns out, however, that it is merely a wolf body possessed by the spirit of the forest it lives in--and one of the most human characters in the entire game.
The Beast in chapter one of The Witcher is a huge dog-shaped manifestation of the collective sins of an entire village, materialized to haunt and terrorize them.
If you think about it, Amaterasu is one of these as well, being the goddess of the sun in the form of a wolf.
A lot of the monsters from Silent Hill resemble animals. Dogs, cats, bird-bat things, roaches, and a crocodile have all been demonstrated.
The Liir of Sword of the Stars resemble dolphins or whales with a number of features from other sea creatures (fur, tentacles, negligible senescence...) and Psychic Powers, but most of them are simply Starfish Aliens. The Suul'ka, on the other hand are bigger than most starships, feed on the life-forces of planets, are summoned from the black depths of space where they slumber by mass sacrifices, and have a method of "teaching" their followers via direct telepathic contact that is almost always fatal for the follower.
Five hats means that five tropers think it is ready to publish.
You are saying that you think this draft is ready to be published. That means the description is not ambiguous,
it doesn't duplicate an existing trope, there are at least three examples, and the title makes sense.
Is that what you meant to do?
You are saying this draft has a ready-to-publish hat it does not deserve and you are taking it back.