Friday, 20 February 2009

Trivia


Did you know that the Dachshund has several knicknames depending on where you live:
Doxie (US)
Dackel or Teckel (Germany, France)
Wiener dog/Hotdog (US)
Sausage dog (UK/Australia/New Zealand)
Teckel (The Netherlands),
Worshond/Weenie Dog (South Africa)
Jamnik (Poland)
Jezevcik (Czechoslovakia)
Tax (Sweden)
Bassotto (Italy)

6 comments:

Winchester whisperer said...

I like the Italian name which presumably refers to the dog being very low off the ground?

Mr Eurodog said...

What about "Fred"?

rosiero said...

What a lot of names for a little dog!

Crystal Jigsaw said...

My friend used to have 2 of these dogs, they were cuties but forever wanted to mount you!

CJ xx

Anonymous said...

Gravhund ( Denmark )

Eurodog said...

Thank you, Anonymous, for completing the list.