Here are a few interesting facts about the Dachshund breed that you should know:
- The German word “Dachshund” means Badger Dog.
- Dachshunds were kept by the British monarchy, especially Queen Victoria. Her favourite Dachshund was called “Boy”.
- Dachshunds are able to hear things four times better than humans.
- Dachshunds can track a scent that is 7 to 10 days old.
- The breed has been rated as one of the 33 most aggressive breeds.
- Dachshunds can see better in low light than humans.
- Dachshunds are able to detect movement from a greater distance than humans