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Expert Advice: Feature Endachs’ Tori Lee Advocates for Responsible Breeding of Dachshunds
Victoria "Tori" Lee, the owner of Endachs, grew up with dogs of different ages and breeds. When she was 15 years old, she was determined to have a dog...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/tori-lee-endachs/ | May 31, 2024
Expert Advice: AKC Family Dog Dachshunds Become Unlikely Cadaver Dogs
Sue Stejskal was inching along on her belly in a dark crawl space that may have once held the corpse of a murder victim. A headlamp was all she had for light. She was in that tight spot because of Chili Dawg, a sweet 8-pound Dachshund with wiry hair the color of a caramel milkshake. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/family-dog/dachshund-becomes-cadaver-dog/ | May 5, 2022
Expert Advice: Fast CAT Nugget, the Nation’s Fastest Dachshund, Takes on ESPN
As the fastest Dachshund in the nation, Nugget was invited to compete in Fastest Dog USA. The event will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 12 p.m. ET on December 25. Owner Anne Rosenberg shares Nugget's journey to becoming the speediest of his breed. As a child, I had a Beagle named Peanuts. Then, after I […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/nugget-the-nations-fastest-dachshund-takes-on-espn/ | December 15, 2021
Dachshund puppy laying down in the grass.
Expert Advice: Names Dachshund Names: What to Name Your Dachshund Puppy
Lovingly referred to as the “hot dog dog", the “wiener dog," and the “sausage dog", the Dachshund is a cute and outgoing breed. Their legs are short, their bodies are comically long, and their barks are brave. These little firecrackers are not only filled with personality, but also a loving nature that's expressed from the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dachshund-names-name-dachshund-puppy/ | October 22, 2021
Dachshund puppy standing in the grass.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training How to Train a Dachshund Puppy
Long on looks and short on training time, Dachshund puppies are fast learners. This determined and highly intelligent hound will follow your instructions, especially if you motivate them to follow your direction, and positive lessons speed the process. Walter Jones, First Vice President of the Dachshund Club of America, remembers George, his family's first Smooth […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-train-a-dachshund-puppy/ | July 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Dachshund History: The Badger Dog’s Fascinating Past
Don’t let the goofy wiener-dog costume fool you: Sandwiched between those fabric hot-dog buns is a clever hunter whose size belies its ferocity. At first glance, you can see why the Dachshund has earned the rather ignoble moniker of “wiener” or “sausage dog”: Long and low to the ground, this oddly proportioned hound might look […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/dachshund-history-badger-dog-breed/ | December 3, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature The Temple of Iris Love: Remembering the Beloved Dachshund Fancier
In 2003, when their sister Carol was critically ill and in a coma, long-time Afghan Hound fanciers Francine and Honi Reisman entered her Manhattan hospital room to an unusual sight. Iris Love, the famous archaeologist and dog fancier, was lying face down on the floor, her arms stretched out at her sides. “She had covered […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-temple-of-iris-love-beloved-dachshund-fancier/ | April 23, 2020
west highland terrier westie dog with muddy face outdoors in nature
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Earthdog 101 – Tap Into Your Small Terrier’s or Dachshund’s Instincts
Does your terrier or Dachshund love to dig in the dirt? Maybe he squirms his way into animal tunnels and comes out with a surprise in his mouth. What is he thinking? Well, there's a reason Dachshunds and small terriers are classified as earthdogs. Rather than trying to stop this “bad” behavior, channel the go-to-ground […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/earthdog-101-tap-into-your-small-terriers-or-dachshunds-heritage/ | April 9, 2019
earthdogs are natural diggers
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Earthdogs: Terriers & Dachshunds are Underground Hunters
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/intro-earthdog-terriers-dachshunds-fearless-leaders-underground-movement/ | February 25, 2019
Longhaired Dachshund standing outdoors.
Dog Breeds Dachshund
The famously long, low silhouette, ever-alert expression, and bold, vivacious personality of the Dachshund have made him a superstar of the canine kingdom. Dachshunds come in two sizes and in three coat types of various colors and patterns.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/dachshund/ | November 6, 2017

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