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                                                                      Dachshunds : sometimes nicknamed wiener dogs.

Dachshunds are delightful. The breed comes from Germany. They were bred to hunt badgers and tunneling animals. Dachs=badger and hund=dog. They dare to be bold and tenacious.Though bred for hunting, they are ideal family companions .Dachshunds are a good choice for apartment dwellers because of their size and ease of care. They come in three sizes : 1- standard = 16 to 32 pounds.

                                                         2 - tweenies =11 to 16 pounds.

                                                         3 - minis =under 11 pounds.

They also come in three different coats. 1- smoothcoat (short)

                                                                 2- wirecoat 

                                                                 3- longcoat

 With the variety of size, coat types, and personalities, there is a dachshund to suit almost anyone!

The dachshunds below are my adults, and some of my best friends. 

You can see some of the varieties I mentioned above...

Below are some of my dogs and a little about them. 

This is our Oodles of Jewels. She is a short haired chocolate dapple. She weighs in at 9 pounds.

This is Kirby. 
He is chocolate and tan piebald. 
He is a tiny boy and is so sweet.
He has an excellent disposition.
He weighs 7 1/2 pounds.

Jasperella . 
She is so sweet. 
She loves children and is so good with them. 
She has a very loving and a "I want to please you" disposition
Here is our Maggie May.
She moved right in and made herself at home.
She meets no strangers, and loves everybody.
She weighs in at 10 pounds.

 This is Zany Zinnia. She is a real sweet dog.. She is sister to Sukee.

Meet Penelope. She is a red tweenie. She weighs in at 14 pounds. She loves everybody. She likes to be in charge. Great with the children and strangers.