There are three varieties of the Dachshund breed. The short-haired, the wired-haired, and the long-haired.

The breed Dachshund are scent hounds and is a prime huntdog. Scent hounds have some of the most sensitive noses among canines.

This breed have tolerable intelligence compared to other breeds.

Dachshund cause less worriments with shedding compared to other breeds. The dogs requires tolerable grooming.

Dachshund is tolerable to teach. The dog is proportionately umbrageous and remarkably susceptible to obedience training. These dogs have tolerable energy compared to parallel breeds. The breed have a tolerable need for training.

The dogs may be a bit reserved, aloof and wary of uninvited persons. They are regularly friendly with other dogs. These dogs can be great pets for older kids. The Dachshund have a tendency to act like a predator. Careful training is mandatory so that the dog can function in society. They do not posess instincts to crunch, but if such behaviour occurs the habit should be treated at an early age.

This breed tend to bark loudly and excessively. Although the Dachshund can live in remarkably hot climates, it's not the ideal contidions for this dog breed. Although they may live in colder climates, this is not ideal. Dachshund puppies love to play, and the affection to play with you will persisit if you play with them every day. The Dachshund can get used to be home alone for a few hours every day. They can live in a small apartment.

Country of origin: comes from Germany. They are a common sigth in Berlin.

Dachshund grouping: Dachshund is acknowledged in the Federation Cynologique Internationale registry. The breed is involved in the section «Dachshunds» (4.1) in the grouping «Dachshunds». Federation Cynologique Internationale label for dachshund is 148 and was added to the registry 2001-03-13. American Kennel Club classifies the breed as «Hounds». United Kennel Club incorporates the breed as «Scenthounds» in their registry. Canadian Kennel Club classifies the breed as «Hounds».

health worriments in the Dachshund: Unfortunately, any Dachshund may obtain significant health issues. The dogs are affected by skin worriments. Many Dachshund's will get eye problems or eye illness. Spinal disc problems is a serious illness in these dogs. Heart disease is a frequent illness in this dog breed. They are affected by diabetes, a illness where the body does not produce enough, or properly respond to, insulin. They may have other health issues as well, including urinary stones.

The dogs physical structure:Dachshunds are regularly mini. Males gets as tall as 14 to 18 inches tall. Female dogs reach a hight of 14 to 18 inches tall. Males grow up to 9 to 20 pounds. Female dogs get as heavy as 9 to 20 pounds. The breed have a high potential to get overweight if not exercised properly. The dog has large dangling ears. The tail is Short and rised high. The breed dogs have a long muzzle. The fur is of medium length.

Colors of this dog breed is sometimes solid og bi-color of black, fawn, creme, platinum, blue gray, red, chocolate, isabella, tan, golden blond, wheaton, black and tan, black and creme, chocolate and tan, blue and creme, blue and tan or chocolate and creme.

Subsidary info about the dog: Expected lifespan for a dachshund is 12 to 15 years. The breed is beloved and straightforward to notice for sale in classified ads. The dachshund were originally bred for hunting rabbits, badgers, wild boars, foxes and wounded deer. The breed is also known as Standard Dachshund, Miniature Dachshund, Rabbit Dachshund.

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