According to the Manchester Evening News, the Mass Dachshund Walk brought together 1,239 dachshunds. The gathering was a fund raising effort for Dedicated to Dachshunds with IVDD, a charity that supports dogs who need help due to abnormal invertebrate, and the Red Foundation, a charity that offers emergency rescue and fostering services for dachshunds.

The gathering, which took place Heaton Park, Manchester, England, is believed to be the largest meet-up of the wiener sausage dog  kind.