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Overview of Dachshund



Dachshund dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Dachshund is smooth and short . Basic origin of Dachshund is Germany. Dachshund is Good With Children and Easiest to train, Dachshund is commonly Lively, Playful, Devoted, Clever, Stubborn, Courageous. Dachshunds are aggressive to both strangers and other dogs. Dachshunds are famous due to their intelligence as an average working dog with a determined ability to follow trained commands half of the time or more. Dachshund barks loudly. Some bark quite a lot and may need training to stop, while others will not bark much at all. Dachshunds are known for their devotion and loyalty to their owners, though they can be aloof towards strangers. If left alone, many dachshunds will whine until they have companionship. Like many dogs if left alone too frequently, some dachshunds are prone to separation anxiety and may chew objects in the house to relieve stress. Dachshunds are digger by nature and are likely to dig in blankets and other items around the house, when bored or tired.
Dachshund is available in red, black and tan colors. Colors.

Height and weight of Dachshund

Adult Male of Dachshund is about 11-32 lbs and adult female of Dachshund is about 10-30 lbs in Weight.
Height of Dachshund is commonly 8-9 inches.

Common Health Issues of Dachshund


Dachshund has tendency to suffer from Patellar luxation and Osteogenesis imperfecta diseases.  

Appearance of Dachshund

According to Wikipedia dachshund is long-bodied and muscular, with short, stubby legs. Its front paws are unusually large and paddle-shaped, for extreme digging. Long coated dachshunds have a silky coat and short featherings on legs and ears. It has skin that is loose enough not to tear while tunneling in tight burrows to chase prey. The dachshund has a deep chest that provides increased lung capacity for stamina when hunting prey underground. Its snoutis long with an increased nose area that absorbs odors.

Working Class of Dachshund

Basically Dachshund is Hunting dog but is also used as Watch and Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Dachshund

Dachshund is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Dachshund.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Dachshund should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Dachshund

Daily exercise for your Dachshund is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Dachshund is recommended Fetching,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Dachshund with children and other pets

Dachshunds are good with children but aggressive with other dogs and strangers.

Special instructions related to your Dachshund

The breed is known to have spinal problems, especially intervertebral disk disease because of its long body.

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