Dachshunds are a breed of small dogs that originated in Germany.

They are also known as "wiener dogs" or "sausage dogs" due to their long, narrow bodies.

Dachshunds come in three different coat types: smooth, wirehaired, and longhaired.

They were originally bred for hunting small game such as badgers and rabbits.

Dachshunds are loyal and affectionate pets but can also be stubborn and independent.

They are intelligent and can be trained, but may require patience and consistency.

Dachshunds are prone to certain health issues such as back problems and obesity.

Regular exercise and a balanced diet can help maintain a healthy Dachshund.

They have a life expectancy of 12-16 years.

Dachshunds are popular pets worldwide and have even been featured in movies and TV shows.