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16 Things only Dachshund owners know

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Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

Dachshunds are more than just cute long-bodied, short-legged hounds. Small in size yet huge in personality, Doxies quickly school their owners on the fortitude and love it takes to embrace their canine spunk. Here are the furry facts that only Dachshund owners know to be true.

1. Dachshunds will bravely run intruders away from their turf

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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2. Doxies are happiest when exerting their boundless energy

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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3. Dachshunds are seriously fearless

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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4. Dachshunds are small in size but huge on love for their family

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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5. Doxies shamelessly bark at anything and everything

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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6. Doxies never feel guilty — never!

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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7. Doxies are born hunters

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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8. Dachshunds are natural burrowers and need places to dig

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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9. Dachshunds will eat anything and everything

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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10. Training Dachshunds requires a lot of patience and a sense of humor

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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11. Doxies are a diverse bunch

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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12. Dachshunds can be friends with cats they are raised with

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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13. Doxies are exceedingly determined to get what they want

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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14. Dachshunds frequently find trouble

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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15. Doxies are small but aggressive

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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16. Dachshunds make you laugh without even trying

Fun facts Dachshund owners know to be true

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