Brannigan's Pup

DESCRIPTION: Brannigan's pup fought "seventeen hours of battle." The dog was ugly to begin with, and scarred, but it would attack anything -- clothes, other dogs, a young girl's leg -- until at last it attacked an organ grinder's monkey and choked on the tail
AUTHOR: Gus Phillips
EARLIEST DATE: 1879
KEYWORDS: animal talltale dog
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
FSCatskills 122, "Ol' Mickey Brannigan's Pup" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, MICKPUP*

Roud #2971
File: FSC122

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