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Drever

Size: Medium

Weight: 35-40 lbs.

Height: 12" - 15"

Life Span: 15 years

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

Origin: Sweden

Also Known As: Swedish Dachsbracke

Group: Hound

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

As long as they get some energizing activity with people or a loved one they are happy. 

Grooming Needs

The Drever needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Their hair is very easily maintained.  Check ears regularly. Teeth Regularly need brushed. 

Temperament

The Drever has a personality similar to that of most Dachshunds. It's often considered overly enthusiastic and rambunctious. They have short legs and are slower than other hunting dogs. However, Dachshunds are tenacious and independent and will want to continue working long after the owner is satisfied.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children. Supervision is recommended around young childern. 

History

This relative new breed originated in Sweden 1910 and registered in 1913. where it was developed as a hunting dog because they were good at hunting deer.

Pet Facts

This dog is rarely seen outside of Sweden. In its native country, however, it is about as popular as the Labrador Retriever is in the U.S.

Dog Food for Your Drever

Puppy Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Adult Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support 6 lb. Front Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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