The Dachshund is a small and cute breed of dog that is well-known for its short legs and long body.
#1 They Possibly Originate from Egypt.
#2 They Were Originally Bred as Working Dogs.
They still are working dogs, and the most under rated hunting dog. Far to many think they’re not trainable but they are, and are intelligent. They can be trained to scent/track, retrieve, go to ground and even be used in law enforcement/emergency ops
#3 Dachshunds Have Many Alternative Names.
Other names by which this breed is known to include Weenie Dog, Wiener-Dog, Bassotto, Sosis, Perro Salchicha, Jamnik, Badger Dog, Tax, and Takca. Which name is used often depends on the location as they have different names in different countries.