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At A Glance


Size: Small

Weight: Standard (16 - 32 lbs.), Minature (9 - 11 lbs.)

Height: Standard (9" - 10"), Miniature (5" - 9")

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Dachshund

Also know as: Wiener Dog

Group: Hound

Origin: Germany

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: In Medieval Times this dog was used to dig up burrowing animals. Its name literally means "badger hunter."

Temperament / Behavior
The Dachshund is clever, lively and playful.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hypothyroidism; Cushing's Disease; spinal problems related to obesity

Special Needs
Exercise: The Dachshund requires moderate exercise.

Grooming: Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your Dachshund.

 

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