Fun Dachshund Facts Every Wiener Dog Lover Should Know
We assume that—being a Dachshund admirer—you already know a great deal about this breed. But did you know that there is a cloned Dachshund that has given birth to her pups? Or that one of the most powerful rulers in the history of the world had a soft spot for the Sausage Dog?
In this article, we break down some of the most compelling facts about this breed, as well as random trivia about them. To top it off, we have selected several of the most famous Dachshunds that have firmly secured their place in history.
The Dachshund Breed Facts
Made in Germany
Hounds capable of tracking down and catching prey above the ground have existed for centuries and were widely used by people around the world.
It was in the 17th century that hunters in Germany decided it was time to develop a hound that will be able to slip into tunnels underground and flush out badgers, moles, and other annoying, crop-destroying animals.