The Northern California Dachshund Club (NCDC) has setup this website to offer information to our members and persons considering membership. Event premiums hosted by the NCDC can be found on this site, as well as, results of each NCDC event. We hope our resource page can be helpful to questions or information you might have regarding the Dachshund breed. The breed standard page is informative and a great place to start. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site.
A Look Back
Dachshunds were first bred in the early 1600s in Germany. The goal was to create a fearless, elongated dog that could dig the earth from a badger burrow and fight to the death with the vicious badgers.
The breed became popular in the U.S. during the early 1900’s, but fell out of favor during World War I. After the war, a few U.S. breeders slowly rebuilt the gene pool by importing German stock, and the breed began to increase in popularity again.
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