Dachshund breed information
If you’d like to get to know the breed a little more closely, here are a few key traits and facts about the Dachshund:
How long do Dachshunds live?
Small dogs are generally known to have a higher life expectancy than bigger dog breeds. Dachshunds are relatively small and are known to reach an age of 12 to 16 years on average.
How big do Dachshunds get?
Dachshunds, or sausage dogs, are typically categorized into two types: Miniature Dachshunds or Standard Daschunds.
Miniature Dachshunds can weigh up to 5kgs, while Standard Dachshunds can weigh between 7 and 15kgs.
Do Dachshunds shed?
Dachshunds don’t usually shed too much, especially shorter-haired Dachshunds. Longer-haired Dachshunds shed more noticeably, but not nearly as much as other dog breeds.