Carbon Dog is strong against fire, so don't use it. Freeze works.
Protect yourself against fire with the Flame Pendant, Sea Pendant, and, if you managed to get the Star Pendant from a Major Psychic Psycho (a 1/128 drop), equip that as well.
After its defeat, Carbon Dog becomes Diamond Dog.
|Where it appears:||Fire Spring|
|PSI Fire:||25% effective|
|PSI Freeze:||50% effective|
|PSI Flash:||50% effective|
|Run away probability||Can't run|
|Instant win against Carbon Dog||not possible|
|Probability that attack will miss||0%|