The Dachshund is a small dog that contains short, muscular legs. There are numerous varieties of dachshund such as longhaired, shorthaired, wirehaired and most of them shed. They have shaped eyes and a long muzzle.
Their coat is sleek and shiny and they come in different colours such as:
- Wild Boar
Their weight can go up to 5 kg.
On the other hand, they can reach the height of 27 cm.
Dachshund lifespan is up to 16 years.
Suitability for Children – Low
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – Upto Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Moderate
Food Cost – $10 to $ 15
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $56