The Dachshund

Dog owners love their dogs. But with Dachshunds that devotion reaches new heights. The reasons aren’t hard to understand. Dachshunds are special in many ways. Translation from the German ‘badger dog’ shows just one of those ways. Bred in the early 1600s to hunt those ferocious little animals, the Dachshund became ferocious himself. That assertive…

The Beagle

When you think of Beagles, you probably picture a pack of these little guys baying at the top of their lungs as they race after a fox or rabbit. While it is true that these dogs are popular hunting dogs and have been used to hunt for several centuries, they also make wonderful family pets.…