Dog: 1.5 year old Samoyed (Dante) - mine and Sundari-chan's.
Detailed build blog here.
Shield: Insulation foam for the core, foamie for the symbols, acrylic paint. Connects with magnets to harness.
Flames: Wire sandwiched between foamie, acrylic paint.
Wings: Fur material, foamie, wire, sharpie.
Facepaint: Food coloring markers.
For other photos of Dante, friend him on facebook: facebook.com/dante.kogan