Adorable Mini-Dachshund Loves Dancing With Mom & Her Moves Are Downright Impressive!

We’ve brought you stories before about dancing horses and dancing kittens, even dancing birds.

Believe it or not, there’s actually an organization geared toward advancing Canine Freestyle, or synchronized dances for dogs and their owners. By advancing this little-known sport, the Musical Dog Sport Association aims to “share the joy of the canine/human bond achieved through positive training, music (and) choreography.”


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And perhaps no pair has done more for the sport than Emily Pyle and her faithful dancing partner, a miniature dachshund named Henrietta.

They rose to fame with the clip below, which was filmed in 2006 and shows them dancing and twirling in a routine set to saloon-style music.


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You just can’t help grinning while watching this pair and wondering how long it took for them to achieve this level of perfection. If dogs were allowed in the Olympics, this fancy-footed pair would definitely win gold!


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“This is a classic,” one admirer wrote. “Have enjoyed watching it so many times. Still can’t believe Emily was able to train a Daxi to this wonderful level!”

During an appearance on Good Morning America, Emily said Henrietta is extremely smart, “and she loves learning new things and doing tricks, so that’s all she needs to know.”


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But what are the dancing duo up to these days? Henrietta is showing no signs of slowing down, even at this ripe old age. On her Facebook page, Emily recently posted a photo of Henrietta next to the latest of what must amount to a pile of ribbons, this one for nose work.


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And the proud “mom” didn’t hold back her praise after her little wiener dog won yet another ribbon around this time last year, for canine scent work:


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She does everything any other dog does, but she’ll do it on three inch legs, at an age most will quit, while barking. She will take your preconceived stereotypes of what she should and should not accomplish between her teeth and give them a good shake. Just when you think there’s nothing left to give, she’ll come back with more heart than when you started.

Watch the dynamic duo dance up a storm in the clip below, and share if it inspires you to teach your own dog some new tricks!

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