Dachshunds are small hounds with a big spirit and a unique diminutive shape. Their soulful eyes are so inviting. They are lively, charming and welcoming pets. They love company and wouldn’t mind sharing their personal space with other dogs. Their lifespan ranges from 12-15 years and weighs 11-32 pounds.
The History of the Dachshund
The Dachshund breed was discovered by medieval huntsmen to rid their homesteads of burrowing and badgering animals from their dens. They originally come from Germany and have been in existence for over 500 years. The wild hound was treasured for his miniature size. Also the ability to quickly recognize scents and his courageous trait in the presence of imminent dreadful foes.