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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.

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

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It is recommended you keep them safe while in your arms by tucking one hand around the hind end and the other holding him from underneath, up through his front legs with your hand on his chest, to keep him from getting free.

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