I used to have a dachsund that would have been perfect for this...
In unrelated news, Skeptics' Circle 54 is up.
Assorted anecdotes in the life of Lord Runolfr Orthlokarr Ulfsson, a fencer, dancer, and brewer in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Yeah, I'm a Renaissance Geek; just deal with it.
I am also a snarky know-it-all.