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Name Dachshund
Other names Teckel, Weenie Dog, Sausage Dog, Bassotto, Worshond
Origin Germany
Size Type Small dog breeds
Breed Group Hound dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 12 -15 years
Temperament Clever, Courageous, Devoted, Lively, Playful, Stubborn
Height 8 - 9 inches
Weight 16 - 32 pounds
Colors Cream, Black, Red, Tan, Blue, Chocolate, Black & Tan, Chocolate & Cream
Puppy Price Average $400 - $600 USD
Dachshund Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Hypoallergenic No
Dachshund is a short, long, canine. The name derives from German, meaning " badger dogs ". This breed was developed for the EP, tracking, and hunting badgers and other burrowing animal. Interestingly, although the word "Dachshund" is a German word, but it is not commonly used in Germany, the Germans often call it Dackel or Teckel.
Body type
Dachshunds can be divided into two dimensions, the standard type and mini type. Mini type bred and shown in the classification is not alone, but in the game, will be " 11 pounds, 12 months of age and older dogs " of a separate classification. Standard weight about 16~32 lbs.
Dachshunds have three different coat types:â‘´short-haired, the bristle type, the long-haired, two specifications: standard type and mini type, these two kinds of specifications of all above three kinds of hair type.
Cream, Black, Red, Tan, Blue, Chocolate, Black & Tan, Chocolate & Cream
Character quite lively, cheerful, brave, careful and confidence. Often make antics, is a happy dog. Easy to train, loyal to the master but wary of foreign people. On the ground or underground work refuse to be cowed or submit, with all the senses well-developed. In outdoor, dachshund hound brave, be full of go and not tired; in the room, it is kind and sensitive, quiet and friendly, playing to the hilarious, declared stranger vigilance.
Tasty Tidbits
The Dachshund in size, corresponding ground also love clean quite. Because of them and little dog peculiar smell, so owners do not frequently as they take a shower, once a month is enough. But grooming work is essential, at least once a week to comb not only can clean the dust on the dog, but also can improve the relationship between the owner and the dog. Dachshund drooping ears content easy to accumulate dirt, parents should pay attention to the dog regularly clean, keep dry, to avoid the occurrence of ear mites and otitis media. In addition, the toenail is dark, not clear blood lines, suggested in the pet shop dog trim toenails. Short, bristly and hairy three breed dachshund, in addition to ear care in the same way, short-haired and wirehaired dachshund other beauty content will be simple, owner can use a soft cloth to wipe the hair, to keep it light; haired Dachshund coat to regular grooming, lest the knot. The bristle type dachshund, also should be combed it rough, not because of their hair short and neglect, or fouling will living lice, in addition to regular for the dog do hair oil conservation and fans.
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