15 Things You Didn’t Know About Dachshunds

#9 Tweenies.

This term is sometimes used for Doxies that fall between the mini and standard size, roughly 12 to 18 pounds.

#10 They Are The Smallest Hunting Breed.

The Dachshund is the smallest breed in the AKC hound group, but don’t let that fool you. They are tenacious and were bred to not just stalk prey but kill it.

#11 They Are Jumpers.

For some reason, the little Doxie is known for jumping out of people’s arms, often hurting their backs. 

#12 The Ultimate Watch Dog.

Since they were bred to hunt and kill, the Doxie definitely has the will to go after anything.