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Famous Dachshund Owners

 

Andy Warhol

"Pop artist Andy Warhol who coined the phrase that everyone has their 15 minutes of fame. He painted Campbell Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe and made his own experimental movies. He had two Dachshunds named Amos and Archie."

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Pablo Picasso 

"Pablo Picasso was known for his deconstructionist paintings and design. Nothing could have been more bizarre in shape and form than a Dachshund. The 20th Century artist loved his one and only dog. His name was Lump."

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Mahatma Gandhi

"Mahatma Gandhi, the peaceful world leader, loved his Dachshund. The internationally-known pacifist must have known that a wiener dog could bring world peace."

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David Hockney

"David Hockney had two big round fat Dachshunds and he painted those sausages obsessively. He knew that they were overweight, but always pointed out that they just couldn't and wouldn't stop eating. The artist and author had two dogs: Stanley and Boodge."

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Marlon Brando

"Marlon Brando had a Dachshund early in his career that he was often photographed with. The great actor looked for peace and quiet often on his own to get into his roles. No doubt, his Doxie helped him get there."

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Patti Page

"Singer Patti Page released Do You See that Doggie in the Shelter and no doubt thought of her Doxie puppy. It was a rewrite of her 1952 recording hit How Much is that Doggie in the Window? When she re-recorded it for The Humane Society of the United States, it brought a lot of attention to rescue and shelter dogs."

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E.B. White

"E. B. White is the noted author of Charlotte's Web. He also wrote E.B. White on Dogs which also detailed his love for canines. His Dachshunds were named Fred, August and Minnie."

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Clint Eastwood

"This very comfortable photograph with action star Clint Eastwood shows him with his little Dachshund. Everyone who has one knows how fierce and loyal Dachshunds are. They are big dogs in little dog bodies. How appropriate for a superstar like him."

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John Wayne

"Western cowboy star John Wayne was another action movie star who loved the attention of a little Dachshund. His cute wiener dog was named Charlie."

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Queen Victoria

"Queen Victoria, the British matriarch was partial to Dachshunds. She reportedly was very enamoured by the breed. She was responsible for the breed becoming popular in England. She had two named Deckel and Boy."

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Adele

"Adele has a petite, tubular Dachshund named Louie. She calls him a Sausage and she doesn't mind being photographed with him for articles."

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John F. Kennedy

"John F. Kennedy wasn't the only president to have a Dachshund. Teddy Roosevelt enjoyed their company, too. Kennedy is photographed with Dunker in this picture, but he also had others."

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