Shorty the Dachshund Stuffed Animal by Gund has a long list of ways to make people smile! This wonderfully crafted plush dachshund is all about making everyone happy and having a good time. Our stuffed dachshund measures nine inches long, not including the tail, and features a realistic design and fantastic coloring. A little smile, long nose, and floppy ears add to Shorty's charm and contribute to the realistic appearance. Posed in a standing position, this plush dachshund also features a short tail and stubby legs just like a real dachshund. Shorty the Dachshund Stuffed Animal looks amazing, is durably built, and is the perfect gift for any dachshund lover. Shorty is equally suited for life in a toy box or on a display shelf.For over 110 years, Gund has been crafting top quality, unequaled teddy bears and other unique plush animals designed for playing, cuddling, and collecting. The name Gund is known worldwide for its high quality, heirloom level stuffed animals that appeal to all ages. As with all of Gund's excellent stuffed animals, Shorty the Dachshund Stuffed Animal is made of all new, child safe materials and meets or exceeds all U.S. safety standards. Recommended for ages three and up, surface washing is suggested for this stuffed dachshund.