Dachshunds or mini dachshunds originate from Germany. These dogs have a fun look that has made them very popular around the world. Its main characteristic is the size of its legs. Well, dachshunds are named after the disproportion between the elongated size of their torso and their short legs. They have short, thick and abundant hair, which will not need constant brushing and will be very easy to keep groomed. Furthermore, they are happy, curious and intelligent dogs.