February 27, 2011 by  
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Canis lupus familiaris

"I am very friendly and outgoing, making me a great companion!"

The Dachshund, bred to flush out badgers, is long and muscular with short legs,

giving it an elongated ‘weiner’ or ‘sausage’ appearance.

The Dachshund, whether a Standard or a Miniature Dachshund, is a lively and entertaining companion dog. They are often mischievous, and are quite bold. Dachshunds travel well and are loyal and protective. When selecting a Dachshund, it is important to check for back problems. They may also develop heart disease, diabetes, eye problems, epilepsy, or urinary tract problems… Read More

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