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10 Facts You Should Know About Dachshunds

Wondering what to get as a pet? Ever consider on getting a dog? How about adopting a doxie?  Here 10 facts of dachshunds that are small in size but definitely bigger in personality.

1. Dachshunds are considered the national dog in Germany.

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2. They are perfectly comfortable living with cats at home.

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3. Dachshunds make great watchdogs. Being originally bred to hunt badgers, they are extremely alert and would bark at anyone it doesn’t recognize.

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4. They are nicknamed the “wiener dog “ for their cute size.

5. Dachshund is the favorite dog breed of Queen Elizabeth of England.

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6. A dachshund was the mascot in the 1972 German Olympics.

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7. Dachshunds are extremely comical and often incite humor on his owner.

 

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8. Dachshunds are the smallest breed of hunter dogs.

9. They are extremely energetic and love to be kept in pairs.

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10. What they lack in size, more than makes up for their personality.

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