Dachshund Breed Information


Hound group, bred in Germany to hunt vermin
Two sizes, miniature (under 11 pounds) and standard (over 11 pounds)
Three coats types, smooth, longhaired and wirehaired. They usually get to be between 8-22 pounds with an easy to care for coat that sheds minimally. No professional grooming required. They come in a large variety of colors with red or black/tan being the most popular. They are alert, affectionate, love attention and are great watch dogs. Can be litterbox trained. Typically live 12-16 years.

dachshund pair black and tan

dachshund pup, red

dachshund puppies



doxie, red pup

doxie, black and tan


doxie (21)