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Doggie Breed Bracket

Vote on Facebook and See Which Pup Comes Out on Top

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Head over to Nat Geo WILD's Facebook to vote for your favorite dog breed each week in our Doggie Breed Bracket. Which breed will reign supreme? Go to facebook.com/natgeowild to cast your vote.

84 comments
Elizabeth Kane
Elizabeth Kane

Dachshunds are wonderful!  Happy, loving, loyal, curious!

Jennifer Benavidez
Jennifer Benavidez

I just now saw this, so didn't get to vote. Each dog breed has its own merits -- there is no question about that. I love all dogs  -- heck, I just love animals. I am a dachshund owner and I could say numerous great things about the breed. I am happy that the dachshund won this contest. However, it is only one contest on one website during a specific time. For the people who prefer to be rude and crude about this contest, you really should not be so mean. It is a contest that was voted on by the general public who had access to this website. There is no need to say mean things to each other. Perhaps we all should take a lesson from the wonderful pets in our lives and just love each other. Life is too short to name call and lower yourself to such. Dogs only know what they are taught. If they are treated badly or not trained at all, they will do what they will. There are not bad dogs, only bad owners. Please take your negativity elsewhere. Thank you.

Lesley Weatherford
Lesley Weatherford

NOT a fan. I have never met a nice one. Once had a miniature one terrorize my 60 pound lab. Have one up the street who climbed the chain link fence and terrorized any dog walking by and their owners, he'd bite. Another one up the street, a longhair, is NOT friendly at all. Just never met one that was not a  raging mess. 

sheryl arsenault
sheryl arsenault

Just awesome!!!! My Weenie is so handsome I love him to death!!!

MJ Ward
MJ Ward

Weenies go a long way!!! Yay!!!

Johnna Liggett
Johnna Liggett

Awesome !!! I have dachshund mixed....fantastic dogs! Every dog adds unconditional love to your life small or big! WTG natgeo love the brackets.

Karl Fernandez
Karl Fernandez

hahaha dachshunds.. the most complete dog in the whole world. a comedian, has a nice personality, sweet, and farts a lot

Kay Bauer
Kay Bauer

Was there ever any doubt that any other breed other than a Dachshund would win? We love or Dachshunds! They are fantastic little dogs.

Kay Bauer
Kay Bauer

Was there ever any doubt? We love our Dachshunds!

Donna Edwards Spitzer
Donna Edwards Spitzer

Yeah !!!!!!

Dachshund's eyes are so soul filled & their hearts are the size of the whole world !!! Love my dachy babes!!!

Kim Mixon
Kim Mixon

Yeah doxies!  Wtg little guys, we love you all : )

Suzanne Plesh
Suzanne Plesh

Dachshunds are a great breed!  Good good good things come in small, long packages! xx

Dominic Blais
Dominic Blais

small dogs appeal to people who should not own dogs go figure a rat wins 

JuanChiss Reynoso
JuanChiss Reynoso

tekkel FTW... :D or like we call the breed in Argentina, los SALCHICHAS :D 

SALCHICHAS RULES!!!!!!


Marlene Stape
Marlene Stape

OH YEAH!! I have 4 dachshunds and I love the breed!! We dachshund owners are loyal and tenacious when it comes to our little friends!!

Mayra Suarez
Mayra Suarez

What happened to the Chinese Crested don't see any listing

Graciela Alicia
Graciela Alicia

DACH DACH DACHSHUND FOR EVER ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dalia Nava
Dalia Nava

DACHSHUNDS, HUELE A CAMPEON <3 <3 <3

Anna G.
Anna G.

Anything that's not a Husky or Malamute is just a dog. They are so extremely intelligent and very human. My girl knows when I'm down and comes up and gives me hugs and just sits quietly with me. On the other hand, my grandma's dachshunds bark their heads off any time they think they hear anything, nip at your heels, and just try to mindlessly lick your face. Comparing them to huskies is like comparing wolves to sea cucumbers. 

Leslie Arbeláez
Leslie Arbeláez

Husky is the very best dog!!! They're smart, they work for the pack, they are creative in extreme, they are strong, and still are always gonna be sweet, Husky is your champion!!!

Cristina Jung
Cristina Jung

Dachshund !!Dachshund !!Dachshund !!Dachshund !!Dachshund !!Dachshund !!

Candace Ross
Candace Ross

@Lesley Weatherford  so two equals ALL? That is an astounding set of statistics. It seems the examples you give tend to have one thing in common--lack of a responsible owner. 

Sara Wiese
Sara Wiese

@Dominic Blais  Hahah I don't think you would call mine a "rat" if you ever met her... she would make you regret that. They are feisty little things.. much tougher than most the big "rats" out there. Agreed with Kim- keep the negativity to yourself because obviously its a well loved dog to have beat out every single other one. :-P

Amanda Zabek
Amanda Zabek

No "small dog" goes into a badger hole....small in stature does not a small dog make...

Amanda Zabek
Amanda Zabek

No "small dog" goes into a badger hole....small in stature does not a small dog make....

Kim Mixon
Kim Mixon

@Dominic Blais keep your negativity to yourself and let the doxie people enjoy!  All people who own dogs and treat them as part of the family are making a kinder, gentler world, unlike you.

Gail Groves
Gail Groves

@Alejandra Pineda   That's what I want to know.  Maybe it's over.. I didn't get to vote but Dachshunds still won, so I'm good 

Karl Fernandez
Karl Fernandez

@Anna G. hahaha mindlessly lick your face.. yup dachshunds are all of the above . they are funny naughtyloving sweet dog breeds.. you don't know what you are missing not having a dachshund in your life.. atleast once.

Sara Wiese
Sara Wiese

@Anna G.  Its all about how you train them.. obviously your gma hasn't had the time to train them because mine never barks.. not even at a doorbell :-P Any dog can bark...

Conrad Creel
Conrad Creel

@Anna G.  My Dachshund has a graduate degree in Astrophysics.  Your Husky licks his balls.