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Status
Available
Reference ID
3426
Breed
Dachshund
Availability
04-22-2024
Birth Date
02-24-2024
Age
12 Weeks 1 Day
Gender
Male
Color
Blue
Location
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The Dachshund

The Dachshund, meaning "badger dog" in German, is a lively breed with a friendly personality and keen sense of smell. Known for their long and low bodies, they are eager hunters that excel in both above- and below-ground work. One of the most popular breeds according to AKC Registration Statistics, they come in three different coat varieties (Smooth, Wirehaired, or Longhaired) and can be a miniature or standard size.

History

Dachshunds were first bred in the early 1600s in Germany. The goal was to create a fearless, elongated dog that could dig the earth from a badger burrow and fight to the death with the vicious badgers.

The breed became popular in the U.S. during the early 1900s but fell out of favor during World War I. After the war, a few U.S. breeders slowly rebuilt the gene pool by importing German stock, and the breed began to increase in popularity again.

Temperament

Dachshunds are lovable, playful companions, and an ideal pet for many homes, including those with children with appropriate supervision. They require moderate exercise and can adapt to most living environments. Depending on their coat type, Dachshunds may need regular grooming.

  • Hound Group; AKC recognized in 1885.
  • Dachshunds can be a standard or miniature size. Standards range from 16-32 pounds, while Miniatures weigh 11 pounds and under.
  • Badger hunter, family companion.

Environment

  • Apartment is fine
  • Fairly active indoors

Exercise

  • Daily walk is fine
  • Love to play

Grooming

  • Daily brushing
  • Average shedding

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