Dachshund Dog Breed Features

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Vital Stats

Ideal For

Small Homes And Apartments


8 - 15 kgs

Life Span

12 - 15 Years

Highlights of The Breed


The name Dachshund is of German origin and commonly known by short names such as Dackel or Tackel. 


Dachshunds are playful, with an independant nature. They are mischievous and need patience in training. 


Dachshunds shed moderately and are clean. The long haired and wire haired dachshunds need a little extra care in terms of brushing and may also require trims to keep the coat tangle free.

Child Friendliness

Daschunds get along well with children & other family members, but might be aggressive to strangers and other dogs

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Important Things To Keep In Mind

Dachshunds need regular exercise to keep them fit as well as to strengthen their back muscles. Walks twice a day should be sufficient.

Some Information About Dachshund

Daschunds are also called as the sausage dog and fall under the hound variety. They are vigilant and have big barks. These breeds were developed to hunt and prey small animals like rabbits. They can be a little stubborn, but won the hearts of many worldwide.

Daschunds can be of the standard size or the miniature size. Their body cannot handle strenuous activities like long distance running and swimming, but are good for play.Daschunds are devoted and loyal to their pet parents. They can be a bit stubborn and hence we need patience and take time to train them. As per AKC, dachshunds are courageous and excellent in ground work with excellent senses. A dachshund is never shy and they always have the attitude and temperament like big dogs. This seems like they never care about how small they are and can challenge bigger dogs.

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