DACHSHUND: Did You Know…
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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: DachsGerman word for dog: Hund Here are a few more…  From 1930 to 1940, Dachshunds advanced from 28th to sixth rank among American registrations, and maintained this average rank…

Where Did The Name Hot Dog Come From?
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Where Did The Name Hot Dog Come From?

Yes, the phrase “hot dog” does tie in to the Dachshund breed. In 1852, frankfurters (hot dogs) were ‘born’ in Frankfurt, Germany. The better known frankfurter was made by a butcher known for his Dachshund. His frankfurters became known as Dachshund sausages. Around 1895, sausage vendors sold Dachshund sausages outside student dormitories, and their carts became known…