PHOTO: ‘Dachtoberfest’ comes to Richmond with dozens of dachshunds

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Dozens of short-legged and long-backed hounds descended on downtown Richmond Saturday for the city’s first-ever “Dachtoberfest.”

Dachtoberfest was held at the Delta Hotel in Richmond on Saturday 1st October and gave dachshund lovers a chance to come together for a day of fun celebrating their favorite breed.

The event included costume contests, dachshund races, raffles, vendors and guest speakers. And, of course, many dachshunds and other dogs.

This is the event’s first year in Richmond, but Dachtoberfest has been held for 20 years in the Washington, DC.

The event was organized in Foundation “Enlightenment Tax”.a non-profit organization dedicated to the education, health and care of dachshunds.

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