dachshund dachshund  /ˈdɑks ˌhʊnd/


  • (n) small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows



  1. The Egyptians, as their ancient reliefs attest, valued the brave and loyal, but somewhat obstinate dachshund.
  2. To the incurious, the dachshund seems a miserable creature.
  3. Mimes, jugglers, bands and Waldi, the dachshund mascot, gamboled through the Village, while uncredentialed interlopers slipped easily past its gates.


  1. 4th Dachshund Dash slated July 27 at Expo

    ENID, Okla. — The fourth annual Enid Paws 4 the Cause Dachshund Dash is raising money this year to help purchase a new Enid Police Department K-9 partner to replace the retired Thor.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Enid News & Eagle

  2. Blind Dog & Her Guide Dog Need A New Home

    Tinker, a three year old Chihuahua-Dachshund mix, was unwanted at birth. She was born blind.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Dallas - Fort Worth

  3. Asheville's Adorable the dog gets a set of wheels

    Adorable, a 7-year-old pinscher/dachshund mix, nuzzles Buncombe County Animal Shelter animal care manager Paul Vis, who constructed a doggy-sized wheelchair for Adorable, who has lost use of her back legs.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

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  1. Crops consist of numerous species, some as different from each other as a "Dachshund from a Great Dane", Fowler said.
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Cary Fowler Source: Scotsman

  2. "There can be few more humiliating sights than a British Prime Minister ingratiating himself with his French and German counterparts. One day poodle Blair, next day dachshund Blair but bulldog Blair - never," Mr Ancram told Tory representatives.
    on Oct 6, 2004 By: Michael Ancram Source: BBC News

  3. "I pretty much get an e-mail every week from someone who's starting a new (dachshund) race or knows about a race that's starting up," MacDougall said.
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Shane MacDougall Source: KATC

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