Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Dachshund

Introduction

General information

  • Originated in Germany for following badgers and foxes to earth (rabbits in the case of the miniatures).
  • There are 3 distinct varieties, the smooth-haired, the wire-haired and the long-haired, as well as 2 sizes, the standard and the miniature.
  • One of Germany's most effective earth dogs, they are also good companions but retain the instinct to hunt.

Biological Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Referred papers

Other sources of information

Organisation(s)

  • Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search.

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