| Dachshunds are good travel companions. Dachshunds are named for Dachs, the German term for Badger, which these dogs were bred to hunt. The short legs of a Dachshund are well suited for digging and getting inside badger burrows. Dachshunds are often referred to as wiener dogs because of their shape.
Austria Animal Rescue
Austria is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 32,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Austria include the European Mink, Western Bat, Eurasian Otter, European Squirrel, and Garden Dormouse. The capital of Austria is Vienna. Most peopIe in Austria speak German. The population of Austria is about 8.1 million.