Coincidentally, that dog was also a Dachshund and died at the age of 20.
Charles Decker: This children's book introduces a small dachshund and a prairie dog with autism who become friend, learn to accept each others' differences and become heroes together.
These include not only the typical dachshund and Labrador, but also more obscure breeds like the Bedlington terrier and the komondor.
Conversely, if you are trying to outfit a Dachshund in a vampire costume, then select one size smaller.
It comes in three varieties: Labrador and Friends, Chihuahua and Friends, and Dachshund and Friends.
Whether you are a fan of big or small dogs, you can purchase one of four versions of Nintendogs: Dachshund & Friends, Lab & Friends, Chihuahua & Friends or Dalmation & Friends.
The dachshund, or badger hound, is of German origin, and like the basset hound was originally an elongated distorted hound with crooked legs, employed in baiting and hunting badgers, but now greatly improved and made more definite by the arts of the breeder.
Most of the leading breeds have clubs or societies, which have been founded by admirers with a view to furthering the interests of their favourites; and such combinations as the Bulldog Club (incorporated), the London Bulldog Society, the British Bulldog Club, the Fox Terrier Club, the Association of Bloodhound Breeders - under whose management the first man-hunting trials were held, - the Bloodhound Hunt Club, the Collie Club, the Dachshund Club, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club, the English Setter Club, the Gamekeepers' Association of the United Kingdom, the International Gun Dog League, the Irish Terrier Club, the Irish Wolfhound Club, the St Bernard Club, the National Terrier Club, the Pomeranian Club, the Spaniel Club, the Scottish Terrier Club and the Toy Bulldog Club have done good work in keeping the claims of the breeds they represent before the dogowning public and encouraging the breeding of dogs to type.