Miniature Dachshund Breed Overview
There are three varieties of Miniature Dachshunds:
- Shorthaired – Coat is shiny and sleek. They can be in a variety of colours such as black, dapple, piebald, sable, wild boar, and brindle.
The Miniature Dachshund is known for its lovable temperament and amazing, bright personality. It loves to be next to owners and curled under a blanket. They are also great next to other dogs, especially next to another Dachshund. They have great watching skills.
They can reach the height up to 18 cm, and weight up to 5 kg.
Miniature Daschund life expectancy is approximately 15 years.
Suitability for Children – Low
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Moderate
Food Cost – $5 to $10
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58