Dog Breeds

Dachshund (Miniature Smoothhaired)

Size
Appearance
While small, the Dachshund is still muscular and powerfully built with a deep, broad chest and well-developed forelegs. Long and low but a compacy muscular body.
Characteristics
Intelligent, lively and obedient. This dog was bred for hunting, so although it has short legs, it does need to get out for a good walk at least once a day.
Temperament
Faithful, versatile and good tempered. Early socialisation is required in order to acclimate dachshunds to children, strangers and other animals.
Grooming Req.
Excerise
Moderate
Locality
Town
Lifespan
Over 9 years
Feeding Costs
Under £3 / Week

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