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Why Dachshunds are the shape they are

posted 23 Jan 2012, 12:15 by Ian Seath   [ updated 3 May 2012, 00:49 ]
Roger Sainsbury BVM&S, MRCVS; Chairman of the Dachshund Breed Council's Health and Welfare Sub-committee has written a short article explaining why Dachshunds are the shape they are.

Download the paper from the link below to find out why Dachshunds are a SHORT- LEGGED breed and not a LONG-BODIED breed.

You may also be interested to read this article from Science Daily

The Breed Council's Health and Welfare Sub-committee has produced a Guide for Dachshund Judges on their responsibilities in relation to health and welfare.

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Ian Seath,
23 Jan 2012, 12:15