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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:13-16 Years

Papshund Build Information

The Papshund is a small mixed dog breed that is a combination of the Papillon and Dachshund. Papshunds weigh anywhere from 6-12 pounds and their coloring is typically a combination of white, brown, and black, although there are also Papshunds with brindle or spotted coats.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These dogs are known for being very loyal to their owners as a watchdog, but are also very energetic and playful, making for a great family dog. Due to the high energy levels of both Papillons and Dachshunds, Papshunds are very energetic and require lots of exercise and attention in order to stay happy. They are also known for their stubborn nature, which makes training a bit more difficult, especially for first time dog owners. With proper training, exercise, and socialization, Papshunds make for a great family dog that is loyal, protective, and full of love.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Wiry

Papshund Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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