Shoulder height: Miniature – 5 – 6 inches, Standard – 8 – 9 inches.
Miniature – under 11 pounds, Standard – 16 – 32 pounds.
Smooth Haired – Short, smooth and shining. Wirehaired – Short, thick and hard. Longhaired – Sleek and slightly wavy.
The Dachshund is clever, lively, and courageous.
This dog is very good with children.
They need regular brushing and bathed when necessary.
This breed requires patience in the training department.
Dachshunds need to be on a good diet and get plenty of exercise because they tend to become overweight.
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