Here's another option with the Chihuahua and Dragon with short snout.
That sounds like a pretty kewl Foo Dog?Dachshund morph and a lion's mane (recolored) for something Asian-styled. Not the grand Imperial sort, but a kind of pocket-dragon (or sleeve dragon, more likely)
I really do like the cross-morphinc capability. As most people know, I do a lot of illos for Potterfics. I would be really chuffed to be able to design stable morph recipes for Hebridean Blacks, Welsh Greens, Peruvian Vipertooths, Sweedish Snortsnouts, and what all.
I think I have some ideas on some mats for those.More Ideas...
• Emaciated and/or Skeletal
• Cobra Hood (would probably also need to be on neck to look correct)
• Fin/Sea Creature
• Needle Like
• Serpent Fangs
• Double Row (like shark)
I wish I had decent modeling and rigging skills because I have a bunch of cool ideas for accessories, like Mains, Feather Crests, Fins, Beards, Tentacle crests, etc...
Well, since you're 3/4's of the way there anyway... shrink the back end, get rid of the neck, add some fangs and reattach the wings and you got a bat.