"MY HEART BELONGS TO A SCHIPPERKE" <3 Who would have thought <3 This little black dog <3 Who charmed me from the start <3 Would make its way into my life <3 And steal away my heart? <3 Mischievous and so lively <3 A dog that loves to play, The Schipperke is the sunshine <3 That brightens every day <3 Devoted and protective <3 Through times thick and thin <3 My Schipperke is my shadow <3 My dog <3 my love <3 my friend. (Author Unknown)
“Then, there is the story handed down about William of Orange (William the Silent: 1533-1584), national hero of Holland and Belgium, whose life was saved at one time from a would-be assassin by two jet black dogs without tails. There are also believed to have been Schipperkes.” from https://hec.su/Cwk Schipperke, also known as the "little black fox"