Originally bred in Germany to rid badgers from their burrows, this short-legged breed is very affectionate and friendly as a companion. Dachshunds have been known to be fearless when protecting their home and loved ones.
This extremely popular breed is available in a wide variety of colors and comes in short hair and long hair varieties.
AVERAGE WEIGHT(Mini): 8-10 lbs.
AVERAGE WEIGHT(Standard):15-25 lbs.
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 5-9" at shoulder