Top 6 Short Legged Dog Breeds


with a name that means badger dog in

German the dachshund is a lively

friendly breed with a keen sense of

smell recognized by the long low bodies

dachshunds were first bred in the early

1600s in Germany to hunt those above and

below-ground the goal of early dachshund

breeders was to create a fearless dog

with an elongated body that could dig

into a badger burrow and fight with the

vicious badgers


the older of the two Corgi breeds the

Cardigan Welsh Corgi is most easily

distinguished by its bushy long tail

bred to herd cattle by nipping at their

heels and used as a driver and farm dog

the Cardigan Welsh Corgis short lengths

deep chest and moderately heavy bone

structure makes a powerful despite its

size the breed is most commonly seen in

sable red brindle black and blue merle


flowset strong and well-built the

Pembroke Welsh Corgi has a shorter body

and tail than the cardigan Corgi end

while its legs are short they're known

for being lighter burned than the

cardigans an agreeable house pet the

Pembroke Corgi also excels in many dog

sports including conformation herding in



originally developed in France as a

trailer and hunter of small game the

best hyung was popular in Europe during

the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte the

breed was brought to the United States

as a gift to George Washington to use in

his hunting expeditions recognizable by

its big heavy body short lengths long

ears and droopy eyes the best pound

maintains its strong hunting instinct




recognized by its long low body and

scimitar tail which looks like a curved

sword The Dandy Dentmon Terrier also has

a fluffy head of hair known for its

skill of catching otters and badgers the

dandy Dan mod is intelligent independent

and confident despite its small size the

code of the breed is medium in length

and is a mix of wire and soft hair that

should be groomed regularly


the Tibetan Spaniel was prized as a pet

and companion in Tibetan monasteries

referred to as little Lions by their

masters the breed would act as a lookout

of the monastery and would make its

inhabitants aware of any trouble small

active and alert the body of the Tibetan

Spaniel is low to the ground and is only

slightly longer than its tail

intelligent and outgoing Tibetan

spaniels thrive on human companionship

and love playing games with their