Rusty P. Salerno the miniature red dachshund, aka, hot dog, aka celebrity dog with his close up studio portrait face pictures. Images are isolated of the purebred pedigree wiener puppy in Fort Lauderdale Florida, close to Miami in South Florida.

The dachshund, also known as the wiener dog, badger dog, or sausage dog, is a short-legged, long-bodied, hound-type dog breed. They may be smooth, wire, or long-haired. The Dachshund was developed in Germany more than 300 years ago to hunt badgers (dachs, badgers; hund, dog). Dachshunds are bred with three coat varieties: (1) Smooth, (2) Long, and (3) Wirehaired, and is shown in two sizes: standard and miniature.