What connects literary greats Henry James, Matthew Arnold, and Anton Chekhov? Answer: Dachshunds. You know, little legs, low tums, long bodies. Better known as sausage or wiener dogs, depending on which side of the Atlantic you’re on. All three of these famous authors owned a dachshund or two. As do I – not that I’m … More Bella and other top sausage dogs
My miniature dachshund/editor is one today so to celebrate I wrote her a poem. To a Sausage Dog on her Birthday Miniature dachs-hound of the Baskervilles, Scourge of the skirting board, Our fearsome beast Is now one-years-old. In these last twelve months She’s grown from pup to dog And developed the worrying … More Happy Birthday to Bella!