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Dachshund Dog Breed

Overview

Moderate Maintenance: This breed does require frequent grooming to keep its fur in good shape.
Minimal shedding: If you have a dog is prepared for them to shed. Dachshund is recommended for those who do not want to deal with hair in their home and cars.
Moderately easy to train: Training a Dachshund should starts from the day you bring it home. Training this breed needs patience, understanding and experience. They can learn quickly if trained properly however this breed can get bored easily if same exercise is repeated over time.
Personality: Dachshund is a clever and courageous dog with stubbornness in his genes. They are entertaining and very cuddly around the family.Early exposure to different people ensures that Dachshund grows up to be a well rounded dog.
Good for new owners: This breed is difficult to train and is not recommended for timid or first time dog owners.
Not good with kids: Dachshund are good with kids of their family they are not fond of other kids though.

Breed Info

Common Nicknames

Teckel, Tekkel, Tekkel Doxie, Weenie Dog, Sausage Dog, Bassotto and Worshond

Temperament

  • Aggressive
  • Courageous
  • Energetic
  • Independent
  • Lively
  • Loyal
  • Social
  • Trainability

    Moderately Easy

  • Shedding

    Minimal

  • Grooming

    Moderate Maintenance

  • Breed Type

    Minimal

  • Size

    Small

Health

  • Patellar Luxation

    Medium

  • Panniculitis

    Medium

  • Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Bloat)

    Medium

  • Cushing's disease

    High

  • Corneal Dystrophy

    High

Other Info

  • Hypoallergenic

    No

  • Litter Size

    3-4

  • Weight Gain Potential

    High

  • Drooling Tendency

    Low

Body Statics

Life Expectancy

12 Years

Min.

14 Years

Max.
  • Male Weight Range
    11-32 Kg
  • Female Weight Range
    11-32 Kg
  • Male Height Range
    8-9 inches
  • Female Height Range
    8-9 inches

Characteristics

Temperament

Aggressive, Courageous, Energetic, Independent, Lively, Loyal, Social

  • Sensitivity Level

    High

  • Barking

    Frequent

  • Mouthiness

    Considerable

  • Hunting Drive

    High

  • Impulse to Wander

    High

Suitable For

  • Couples
  • New Owners
  • Citizens
  • Kids
  • Family
  • Security

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Being pet lovers our self, we understand the importance of a pet’s health. All our puppies are at least eight weeks old when they are sent to you. Before your bundle of joy reaches you, he is required to undergo an extensive health checkup by a licensed veterinarian.

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To make the initial experience with your furry family member smooth and trouble-free, we make sure that all our puppies are up-to-date on their vaccinations and are insured.

Responsible Breeders

All of our puppies are raised by responsible breeders who consider their pet’s health their foremost priority. We have zero tolerance for puppy mills and all our breeders are pet lovers just like us who are looking for the best homes for their fur babies.

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