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  • It "launches itself furiously"? If only videos came with these descriptions....

    February 21, 2007

  • a.k.a. Österreichischer Kurzhaariger Pinscher. No, really. "The origin of this breed is not known... It is not to be confused with the German terrier, the Zwergpinscher, which is a small companion dog.... It is considered an outstanding watchdog, ready to give the alarm at the slightest suspicion, decisive in its assault against malefactors, and vigilant the entire night. In the field, however, it shows the qualities of a terrier: it tends to dig holes, to enlarge lairs, and to launch itself furiously against foxes and rabbits." (Simon & Schuster's Guide to Dogs, 1980)

    February 21, 2007