Another trait people are not always aware of is that the doxie comes in the popular smooth coat as well as a longhaired and wire-haired. All three coats are acceptable in the show ring.
Queen Victoria is known for being partial to the breed, saying “Nothing will turn a man’s home into a castle more quickly and effectively than a Dachshund”. She is credited for the breed’s popularity in Britain.
This little breed LOVES to eat! They will eat practically anything and obesity is a big problem for them, which shortens their lives and causes back and joint issues.