Dachshund Mix

Dachshund Mix

Each Dachshund mix has its own history and is an unique doggy. Some amazing Dachshund mixes are the Papshund (dachshund and papillon mix), the Dameranian (pomeranian and dachshund mix), the Doxiepoo (dachshund and poodle mix), the Doxie Scot (dachshund and scottish terrier), the Schweenie (dachshund and shih tzu), the Chiweenie (Dachshund and Chihuahua), the Doxle (beagle and dachshund), the Dox Bull (dachshund and pit bull), the Daug (dachshund and pug), the Dorkie (dachshund and yorkshire terrier), the Dorgi (dachshund and pembroke welsh corgi), the Jackshund (jack russell terrier and dachshund), and last but not least, the Dachsador (dachshund and Labrador).

The parent of the Dachshund mix, the Dachshund, was bred for hunting badgers and has a small, low body that enables it to flush out badgers. Despite its low height and short legs, the Dachshund is a fast runner and has great endurance. Its coat can come it three varieties: Smooth and short, Long and straight or hard and dense. It has minimal grooming requirements.

Personality

The Dachshund parent is active, confident, and courageous. Because of its drive for hunting and tracking this breed can be noisy. The Dachshund mix needs regular daily exercise and mental stimulation in the form of a game or a walk. Though, every mix is unique, these dogs are independent and a bit stubborn, which make them hard to train.

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Family:Scenthound
Function:Companion
Origin:Europe
Preferred Climate:Any Climate
Group:Hounds
Life Span:12-15 Years
Nicknames:No nicknames known
Hypoallergenic:No

Dachshund Mix Build Information

The parent of the Dachshund mix, the Dachshund, was bred for hunting badgers and has a small, low body that enables it to flush out badgers. Despite its low height and short legs, the Dachshund is a fast runner and has great endurance. Its coat can come it three varieties: Smooth and short, Long and straight or hard and dense. It has minimal grooming requirements.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs
Litter Size:4 - 5 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop:No

Behaviour and Personality

The Dachshund parent is active, confident, and courageous. Because of its drive for hunting and tracking this breed can be noisy. The Dachshund mix needs regular daily exercise and mental stimulation in the form of a game or a walk. Though, every mix is unique, these dogs are independent and a bit stubborn, which make them hard to train.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Aggressiveness Level:Moderate
Barking:Noisy
Dominating or Submissive?:None
Energy Level:Active
Good to Other Pets:Moderate Friendly
Guardian Skills:No
Independant:No
Kid Friendliness:Moderate Friendly

Appearance

The Dachshund is a low maintenance dog breeds. Its short fur requires occasional brushing.

Colors:Black, Blue Gray, Chocolate, Cream, Fawn, Gold, Red, Tan
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Dachshund Mix Common Health Conditions

Allergies - Flea, Allergies - Food, Anemia, Arthritis, Aural Hematoma, Autoimmune Disorders, Bartonella, Bloat, Brucellosis, Canine Influenza Virus, Coccidiosis, Cognitive Dysfunction, Colitis, Congestive Heart Failure, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Corneal Diseases, Coronavirus, Cushing'sDisease, Dental Disease, Depression, Diarrhea, Distemper, Distichiasis, Dry Eye, Ear Hematoma, Ear Infection, Ear Mites, Epilepsy, Fecal impaction, Gastritis, Giardiasis, Heartworm, Heliobacter Infection, Heat Stroke, Herpes Virus, High Blood Pressure, Histoplasmosis, Hookworm Infestation, Hypercalcemia, Insect Bites, Intervertebral Disk Disease, Kennel Cough, Leptospirosis, Legg-Perthes-Calve Syndrome, Lipoma, Mouth Tumors, Obesity, Prostate Diseases, Periodontal Disease, Pituitary Macroadenoma, Pneumonia, Pyoderma, Rabies, Rhinitis, Roundworms, Ruptured Disc, Salmonella, Salmon Poisoning Disease, Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange), Seborrhea, Snail or Slug Bait Poisoning, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tapeworms, Toxoplasmosis, Ulcers (Stomach), Urinary Tract Infection, Valley Fever, Von Willbrand

Dachshund Mix Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Most Dachshund mixes have a body resembling the Dachshund, for example the Miniature Schnoxie, a dachshund and miniature schnauzer mix. This is a medium sized, active and friendly hybrid breed with a long body and short legs resembling the Dachshund. Its coat resembles that of a Schauzer which ranges from short to medium length.

Training:Hard
Hunting Companion:Yes
Jolly for Jogging:No
Sighting Capabilities:No
Ideal for Tracking:Yes
Retrieving Skills:No
Pointing Breed:No
Herding Skills:No
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Security Guard Capable:No
Police Performer:No
Wet Water rescues:No
Assist Disable Owners:No
Dog Sledding:No
Able to Perform Dog Carting:No
Agile/Zippy:No
Fun with Lure Coursing:No
Obedient:No
Possible Schutzhund Work:No
Trainable for Tricks:Yes