Image Source: From the French Roman de Renart by Pierre de Saint-Cloud.
M0047 (not in Perry). Source: Camerarius 445. This fable is not in Perry’s catalog. The poetic phrase odora canum vis, “keen-scented pack of hounds,” is an echo of Vergil, Aeneid 4.132. Compare the story of the lion who is indeed tricked by the horse into being a doctor, #6. See also the foolish rooster and hen who take pity on the fox, #561.