Dachshund Information

dachshund breedEasily recognizable for their short, long bodies, the Dachshund is a friendly, fun breed who loves to sniff around for new smells. It can be miniature or standard in size and comes in three coat varieties – Smooth, Wirehaired or Longhaired. The breed is traditionally viewed as a symbol of Germany.

Curious and friendly with just the right amount of spunk, the Dachshund is one of the most popular dog breeds today. They don’t always do well with children or other pets, so proceed with caution if you have an active home.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 8in - 0ft 9in     Weight: 16-32lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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