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Dachshund dogs - Dachshund Facts

Here are a few interesting facts about the Dachshund breed that you should know:

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

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