Easily recognizable for their short, long bodies, the Dachshund is a friendly, fun breed who loves to sniff around for new smells. It can be miniature or standard in size and comes in three coat varieties – Smooth, Wirehaired or Longhaired. The breed is traditionally viewed as a symbol of Germany.
Curious and friendly with just the right amount of spunk, the Dachshund is one of the most popular dog breeds today. They don’t always do well with children or other pets, so proceed with caution if you have an active home.