How do you raise money for Dachshund Rescue Australia and get people to actually pay attention? It's simple. You tell them to dress up their dogs and bring them to Hophaus Bavarian Bier Bar Grill. The dogs will race each other, people like us will take photos, and people like you will look at them. Because how could you not?

Feast your eyes on this gallery of costumed dachshunds from Sunday’s inaugural Running Of The Wieners. Then bow down to the genius that came up with the idea for it – and read more about the history of this illustrious event.