The little guy smells good and is bathed from time to time.<quoted text>
They sure come in handy, after it grooms its orifices and plants that loving kiss on your face.
He is a domestic pet which is well taken care of, like a child.
We don't mind if he licks us.
We pet him, we hug him, we feed him treats and he returns our love.
He does what he wants because he is a Dachshund, not a filthy llama.
Of course, you wouldn't know the difference between the two...