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Dachshund


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Miniature Black and Tan Dachshund
A swimming dachshund with a stick
Dachshund puppy
A black-and-tan smooth-haired Dachshund
Dachshund
Dachshunds are playful, fun dogs, known for their propensity to chase small animals, birds and tennis balls with great determination and ferocity.

Many dachshunds are strong-headed or stubborn, making them a challenge to train. Dachshunds may dig holes in the garden. They have a particularly loud bark, making dachshunds good watchdogs.

Dachshunds are known for their devotion and loyalty to their owners, though they can be standoffish towards strangers. If left alone many dachshunds will whine until they have companionship.

Some dachshunds are prone to separation anxiety and may chew objects in the house to relieve stress.


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hannah

"my librarian had one of those! SO CUTE!"

kittykat

"sooooo adorable!I want that as my pet!!!"

malee

"there cute"

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Dachshund Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed...
Dachshund
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from...
Germany
Size:
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is...
38cm (15in)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is...
4kg (9lbs)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for...
15 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog...
Hound

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