Dachshunds

Dachshunds

Dachshunds are a small dog and a pedigree breed. Also known as: Standard Dachshund
Lifespan
12-13 years
Breed group
Hound
Weight
Male: 9-12kg
Female: 9-12kg
Height
Male: 20-27cm
Female: 20-27cm
Pedigree
Yes
Other names
Standard Dachshund, Sausage dog, Teckel, Dackel, Weenie Dog
Health tests available
DNA test - PRA (cord1)
Characteristics
Size
Small
Exercise needs
Medium
Easy to train
Hard
Shedding
Light
Grooming
needs
Low
Good with
Children
Requires supervision
Health of breed
Low
Cost to keep
Medium
Intelligence
Medium
Tolerates being alone
Low anxiety