dog Dogs | Hounds

Life Span: 12 – 16 years

Average Height:33 - 37 cm

Average Weight:7,3 – 15 kg

Dachshunds - this is one of the oldest breeds of dogs for hunting in burrows. They feature a long low body, adapted for convenient movement in burrows and tunnels. Dachshunds are curious, active, and have a cheerful character.

This dog breed is strong, has muscular short limbs, with the forepaws more than the hind legs, as well as a long elongated muzzle with outstretched ears. Low set tail strong and thickened. Dachshunds are of different types - smooth-haired, long-haired, and wire-haired.

Dachshunds move freely and adroitly, they are hardy and ready to perform tasks and help in the hunting process. Their hunting instinct is well developed, they have a sharp sense of smell, and these dogs are also distinguished by a loud bark.

The muzzle of dachshunds expresses curiosity and friendliness. This breed is bold and purposeful. These dogs are not aggressive, friendly, they are ready to take part in activities and have fun with the whole family. Build good relationships with children, may be wary of strangers.

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