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Miniature Black and Tan Dachshund
A swimming dachshund with a stick
Dachshund puppy
A black-and-tan smooth-haired 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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Blake Kirkham

"I have three weenie dogs there name is buster,buddy,banjo "


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

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Dachshund Facts

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

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