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Dachshund (Standard) Info

Dachshund (Standard) Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 5-9" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 1-3 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 10-32 lbs Hair Length: Long, Short Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Dachshund (Standard) is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 10 lbs that can reach 32 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Dachshund (Standard) breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Dachshund (Standard) should know that the average litter size is between 1 to 3 puppies.

Dachshund (Standard) Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks average Dangerous no

Dachshund (Standard) Temperament

temperament depends on their coat type. The smoothhaired Dachshunds are usually alert and friendly, while the longhaired Dachshunds tend to be more apprehensive and reserved with strangers. Of the three, wirehaired Dachshunds tend to be more lively and active, but stubborn.

Health Problems

genetic eye disease, disc and skin problems

Dachshund (Standard) Coat

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