Dachshund

A unique member of the hound group, the Dachshund is a German canine famous for its elongated torso, short, stubby legs, and droopy ears. With its remarkably sharp sense of smell, the Dachshund was bred to hunt badgers, hence its name (German for “badger hound”), with a miniature variety bred to hunt rabbits out of their burrows. This highly vocal, spunky pooch has been crossed with spaniels and terriers to produce a variety of coat hair types. Did you know that the golden ratio for a dachshund is 2:1, in which the body length is twice its shoulder height?

Dachshunds have a withers height between 8”-9” (20-23 cm) (Standard) and a weight in the range of 16-32 lb (7.3-14.5 kg) (Standard). The Dachshund has an overall body length of roughly 21.5”-25” (55-64 cm), standing height of 13”-14.5” (33-37 cm), and a typical lifespan of 12-16 years.

Seated and standing side elevation drawings of the Dachshund dog breed

A unique member of the hound group, the Dachshund is a German canine famous for its elongated torso, short, stubby legs, and droopy ears. With its remarkably sharp sense of smell, the Dachshund was bred to hunt badgers, hence its name (German for “badger hound”), with a miniature variety bred to hunt rabbits out of their burrows. This highly vocal, spunky pooch has been crossed with spaniels and terriers to produce a variety of coat hair types. Did you know that the golden ratio for a dachshund is 2:1, in which the body length is twice its shoulder height?

Series of illustrations of the Dachshund dog breed lying down, and standing and sitting seen from the front

Dachshunds have a withers height between 8”-9” (20-23 cm) (Standard) and a weight in the range of 16-32 lb (7.3-14.5 kg) (Standard). The Dachshund has an overall body length of roughly 21.5”-25” (55-64 cm), standing height of 13”-14.5” (33-37 cm), and a typical lifespan of 12-16 years.

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Height: 
13”-14.5” | 33-37 cm
Width:
Depth:
Length:
21.5”-25” | 55-64 cm
Withers Height:
8”-9” | 20-23 cm (Standard)
:
Weight:
16-32 lb | 7.3-14.5 kg (Standard)

Coat Color: One and two colored varieties; black, chocolate, wild boar, gray, fawn, tan

Temperament: Clever, lively, courageous

Breed Size:
Small
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Lifespan:
12-16 years

Drawings include:

Dachshund side elevation (standing), side (sitting), front (standing), front (sitting), side (lying down)

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