| The name Schnauzer is derived from the German word for snout; these dogs are named for their distinctive beards. Rembrandt owned and painted a Schnauzer. Schnauzers used to travel with German coaches. Schnauzers were used as messenger dogs in World War I.
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 397,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott. The population of Mauritania is about 3.1 million.