Common English name for NYCTEREUCTES PROCYONOIDES, a small nocturnal omnivorous canine that resembles a raccoon. Originally native to Japan (where it's endangered) but is spreading westward like a fungus. It now may be found raiding the trash bins of Prague.
Hey Bubba! Shoot that there raccoon dog! We kin git fifty bucks for the pelt an' them's good eatin' besides!