PetSmart Weiner Dog Derby, St. Louis, Feb. 7, 2010

Following the Beggin’ Pet Parade, the 17th annual PETsMART Wiener Dog Derby invites dachshunds and all canine lovers to enjoy this annual event at Soulard Market Park. Dachshunds complete three divisions based on age: Cocktail Wienies Ballpark Franks Hot Dogs After the finals, the winners will receive trophies in a ceremony taking place, appropriately enough, […]

Weiner Dog Races, Buda, TX, April 24-25, 2010

Related Page:’s Photos from the 2009 Weiner Dog Races Buda (pronounced b-you-da), Texas will once again be the setting on April 24-25 for the annual Weiner Dog Races, now in its 13th year. Buda, which calls itself “The Weiner Dog Capital of Texas,” draws contestants and onlookers not only from across Texas but from […]

National Dachshund Races, Findlay, OH, Sept. 26-27, 2009

On your mark, get set….it’s almost time for the ninth annual National Dachshund Races, this year returning to Findlay, Ohio. Throughout the weekend, many area hotels will be offering special rates for competitors and spectators. Schedule of Events: Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 10am: downtown sidewalk parade. The racers, with their long bodies, will be paraded […]

"Weiner of Oz" Weiner Dog Races, Pendleton, OR, June 26, 2009

On your mark, dachshunds! Friday, June 26, 2009 marks the Third Annual Wiener Dog Race – “The Wiener of OZ” in Pendleton, Oregon. Open to dachshunds only, the Main Street race is a benefit for the Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon. Along with the weiner dog race, the event includes a costume contest for all […]

Photos from Weiner Dog Races, Buda, Texas

Yesterday we attended the first day of the Weiner Dog Races, a two-day event in Buda, Texas (located just south of Austin). The annual festival, now in its 12th year, includes plenty of family fun from a fair to a barbecue cookoff but the biggest draw are its smallest visitors: dachshunds. Dachshunds take part in […]