8 Things to Know Before You Get a Dachshund

As some of you know, I am crazy wiener dog lady. I wouldn’t go as far as to say I’m a proud owner of a dachshund, given some of their less flattering traits (barking, howling, their small stature that tends to always be underfoot, etc.) However, after owning one, I can never go back. Their charm and loyalty are what make them the perfect companion. If you are considering getting a dachshund, here are some universal behaviors that you should be aware of:

Sleeping is one of their favorite hobbies.

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Waking up on anyone else’s terms is not an option.

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Begging is an art form.

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They will never learn the meaning of personal space.

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They are true party animals.

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Bath time is the equivalent of waterboarding.

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Mini tennis balls are life.

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Every now and then, they turn on the charm for the perfect photo op.

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