Where Did The Name Hot Dog Come From?
dachshund history

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…