They Were Originally Bred as Working Dogs. (2/14) List item Submitted to "14 Dog Facts That Dachshund Lovers Know By Heart" Approved by Helen Clark November 30, 2019, 8:01 pmupdated December 11, 2019, 12:58 pm Source Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Total 0 Votes 0 0 One Comment Leave a Reply 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go to ground and even be used in law enforcement/emergency ops Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.