| The name Schnauzer is derived from the German word for snout; these dogs are named for their distinctive beards. Schnauzers have been used to guard children and have been called Kinder Watchers. Rembrandt owned and painted a Schnauzer. Schnauzers were used as messenger dogs in World War I.
Austria Animal Rescue
Austria is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 32,000 square miIes. The capital of Austria is Vienna. The population of Austria is about 8.1 million. Threatened species known from Austria include the European Mink, Western Bat, Eurasian Otter, European Squirrel, and Garden Dormouse. Most peopIe in Austria speak German.