Dachshund

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Dachshund

a small (approximately 20-25 lb) breed of dog characterized by its long body, deep chest and very short legs. A German breed, the name means 'badger dog' and it was bred for hunting small game. There are three coat types: smooth (or shorthaired), longhaired and wire-haired, found in black, shades of brown, brindled and dappled. A miniature variety (less than 10 lb) is also bred in all three coat types. The breed is predisposed to intervertebral disk protrusion, acanthosis nigricans, cystinuria and diabetes mellitus.
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Since being set up in October 2015, the walks have vastly grown in popularity with more than 500 daschunds gathering on the beach in Porthcawl after just three walking events in December 2015.
The only hitch was when the retrievers, spaniels and daschunds seated in the pews began barking during the hymns.
Daschunds are the worst you have to bend right down to let them do it .