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This not only is possible, its plausible...our pair, pound for pound, pull as hard as any two sled dogs...there should be a dachshund division in the Iditarod!

This not only is possible, its plausible...our pair, pound for pound, pull as hard as any two sled dogs...there should be a dachshund division in the Iditarod!

$17.50 yd. 5027372 Dachshunds On Stripes  by threebearsprints @ spoonflower.com

$17.50 yd. 5027372 Dachshunds On Stripes by threebearsprints @ spoonflower.com

The Dachshund has to be one of our favorite breeds to use as an illustration of form following function, and with this post, we touch upon the breed’s chest. Dachshunds were bred to “go to ground,” and that means furiously digging towards prey that’s often a ill tempered badger holed up in a tunnel (or, as as D. Caroline Coile and Michele Earle-Bridges put it in their book on the breed, “35 pounds of fury in a hole”). Breathing room? Not much of it, usually.  The more furiously the dog…

The Dachshund has to be one of our favorite breeds to use as an illustration of form following function, and with this post, we touch upon the breed’s chest. Dachshunds were bred to “go to ground,” and that means furiously digging towards prey that’s often a ill tempered badger holed up in a tunnel (or, as as D. Caroline Coile and Michele Earle-Bridges put it in their book on the breed, “35 pounds of fury in a hole”). Breathing room? Not much of it, usually. The more furiously the dog…

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