The Magnetic Appeal of the Teckel
Author: Mark Hinge
They may not be a common sight on driven shoot days, but Mark Hinge is happy to extol the virtues of this little dog with a big heart, and a fantastic nose.
Often referred to as ‘working sausage dogs’ teckels are most definitely real bangers. Oh my, these pocket-sized-dynamos will set your heart racing. Despite their short legs they have a remarkable turn of speed and the most endearing qualities. In short teckels are dachshunds and in their native Germany the two labels are inter-changeable for all the different sizes and coat types of the breed. And despite their diminutive stature they have a fearsome reputation in the hunting field....