Dachshund (from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). The dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied dog breed of dog belonging to the hound family. The standard size dachshund was bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals, while the miniature dachshund was developed to hunt smaller prey such as rabbits.
Neighborhood rabbits be warned; Rufus means business. He is no Elmer Fudd.