10 Strange Facts About Dachshunds

10 Strange Facts About Dachshunds

by Chris Boraas September 30, 2015

As all doxie owners know, the dachshund is a pretty incredible breed. They are scent hound dog breeds once bred to hunt tunneling animals like badgers and rabbits. Packs of dachshunds were even used to train wild boar! Of course, that was in 17th century Germany, where they were first bred. These days, dachshunds are […]

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NY Times Doxies bring joy and health to owners!

NY Times Doxies bring joy and health to owners!

by Chris Boraas May 23, 2013

According to this week’s New York Times blog post, owning a dog helps keep owners healthy! A recent study shows that owning a dog is linked to reduced heart risk. The American Heart Association study published observational evidence that owning a dog helps reduce stress, therefore reducing heart risk! Furthermore, the article states, “Pet owners also […]

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