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Dachshund - dog breeds | Pets

Posted by tiadoc | 11 August 2011

Dachshund

Dachshund

The Dachshund (“Badger dog” in German), also called Teckel, Dackel or Dog sausage, It is a breed of dog in German.

Its peculiar appearance is due to a genetic mutation known as bassetismo, that is provided with copies of a few very short limbs relative to the size of the body.

There are engravings of old Egypt where are short-legged dogs. However, race as we know it comes from the selection of hounds affected Germans from bassetismo, very suitable for rabbit-hunting, Hare, Badger and other prey into Burrows. Is believed to be the oldest variety of short hair; varieties of hard and long hair then arose through the crossing with the Griffon and Epagneul races, respectively.

Dachshund

  • Read all about the race, by clicking on: Teckel.
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