Here are 10 fascinating facts about the adorable dachshund dog breed
Over the past 18 months, many of us have welcomed a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw the number of dog owners increase by almost eight percent from 2020.
But with 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, there is a lot of thought to be done before selecting your perfect puppy.
There’s even academic advice to seek out, with psychologist Stanley Coren’s book âThe Intelligence of Dogsâ categorizing breeds by instinct, obedience, and adaptability.
One dog that often appears at the top of people’s canine wishlists is the Dachshund – they were the UK’s fifth most popular pet in 2020 (only beaten by the Labrador Retriever, French Bulldog, English Bulldog and cocker spaniel) and have a range of positive attributes that make them excellent pets.
Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.
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