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Size: Medium

Weight: 33 - 40 lbs.

Height: 13" - 16.5"

Life Span: 12 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Austria

Also Known As: Alpine Dachsbracke, Alpenlaendische Dachsbracke

Group: Scenthound

Category: Game Tracking

Exercise Needs

The Dachsbracke requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

The Dachsbracke needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Check ears regularly.


The Dachsbracke is fun-loving, intelligent and adventurous.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children.


Dating back to the 1850s, this breed has a reputation as an efficient deer tracker. This breed is thought to be a mix of local hounds and the Dachshund.