During the rule of Arcturus Mengsk, the most talented scientists of the Cerberus Program were tasked with researching ways to utilize zerg against the enemies of the Terran Dominion. They targeted the isolated Maguro Brood, and took specimens starting with their zerglings.
In order to research the behavior of mutalisks, the program created large aviaries to house them, though disappearances of the staff at these facilities were common. Dr. Rudolfo Subsourian worked to ensure control of the hydralisks and ultralisks were secure, though often at the cost of interns.
The Dogs of War are a calldown for Arcturus Mengsk in Co-op Missions. Initially the ability costs 25 Imperial Mandate, but it increases the amount and variety of breeds in the calldown every 25 energy. The Dogs of War are uncontrollable and will rush toward enemy targets on the map, even those not revealed in the fog of war.
The weapons and armor of the Dogs of War are increased by the Dominion weapon and armor upgrades. Terrible Damage Mastery points will increase the damage of the Dogs of War.
Deploy enthralled zergs that will seek out and attack nearby enemy units. The amount and type of enthralled zerg units depends on the amount of imperial mandate used: