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Happy Dachshund Trot

April 8, 2013, Submitted by: Sampson

Happy Dachshund Trot

We took our little guy (Sampson the mini Dachshund) for a walk today on one of our favorite nearby trails. I coincidentally happened to catch him in video with his speedy little feet as he trotted comfortably along… at least until he caught a whiff of something and was able to stop on a dime (or in a heartbeat)!

Here’s the video snip…

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Dog Licking

March 25, 2013, Submitted by: Sampson

dog-licking

Ask anybody what a dog means when it comes up and licks your hand. Mothers explain this behavior to their young children with words like, “Look, dear, Sampson is giving you dog kisses.”

The thing is, this is often incorrect. Licking behaviors can mean many different things, depending upon the context…

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Baby In Bath Tub Teasing Dachshund

February 15, 2013, Submitted by: Sampson

You have to laugh when hearing this baby laugh while teasing the Dachshund with bath toys…


Where’s A Dachshund To Potty With All This Snow?

February 9, 2013, Submitted by: Sampson

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Sampson is slowly starting to get used to the snow, being a California Dachshund who has moved to New England…

But… where to potty when there is snow on the ground?

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DACHSHUND: Did You Know…

February 6, 2013, Submitted by: Sampson

Dachshund: Did You Know...

A few historical facts about the Dachshund breed…

The Dachshund was developed in Germany more than 300 years ago to hunt badgers.

German word for badger: Dachs
German word for dog: Hund

Here are a few more…
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