7 things you’ll only know if you’re a dachshund owner

When it comes to personality, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a pup more spunky and lively than the dachshund. A spirited dog with plenty of pep in their step, this breed comes packed full of passion and determination.  

If you’re on the hunt for one of the quietest dog breeds, you’ll want to steer clear of the dachshund! They may be small but boy oh boy are they vocal with a bark that many dachshund owners would describe as piercing.  

Ranging in height from five to nine inches, the dachshund is the smallest of the hound group and is also the smallest hunting dog overall. However, while they may be tiny, their big hearts mean that they remain the most popular hound dog breed.  

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With their friendly face and petite frame, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the dachshund is a sweet and harmless pup — but nothing could be further from the truth. 

Dachshunds come in two sizes — standard and miniature. The standard dachshund weighs between 16 and 32 pounds while the miniature weighs up to 11 pounds.  

Dachshunds originally all had smooth coats and while this tends to still be the most popular of all the coat types, thanks to cross-breeding, they now also come in long-haired and wire-haired varieties.  

The only known privately held 1822 Half Eagle sold for $8.4 million on March 25, 2021, at Stack’s Bowers Galleries. The sale set a record for any U.S. Mint gold coin — but the record lasted for less than three months.  

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