| 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. Schnauzers were used as messenger dogs in World War I.
Madagascar Animal Rescue
Madagascar is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 226,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Madagascar include the Golden Bamboo Lemur, Greater Big-footed Mouse, Aquatic Tenrec, Aye-aye, and Fossa. The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo. The population of Madagascar is about 18 million. Most peopIe in Madagascar speak Malagasy or French.