dog breeds Total: 369 Breeds

Dachshund

Dachshund
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Overview

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #13
2017: #13
2016: #13
2015: #13
Origin:Germany
Breed Group:Hound (AKC:1885)
Scenthound Breeds (UKC)
Size:Small
Type:Purebred
Life span:12-15 years
Temperament:Clever
Courageous
Devoted
Lively
Playful
Stubborn
Height:Toy: 12 inches (30 cm)
Miniature: 5-7 inches (13-18 cm)
Standard: 8-11 inches (20-27 cm)
Weight:Toy: 8-11 pounds (3.5-5.0 kg)
Miniature: 12 pounds (5.5 kg)
Standard: 16-32 pounds (7-15 kg)
Colors:Black
Black and Tan
Blue
Brown
Red
Silver
White
Litter Size:4-8 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $500 - $700 USD

Breed Characteristics

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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Jack Lola
2 Oliver Luna
3 Jake Lily
4 Leo Abbie
5 Winston Ginger
6 Henry Pepper
7 Gus Lulu
8 Sam Annie
9 Hank Belle
10 Rocco Cookie
11 Moose Millie
12 Tyson Scout
13 Peanut Trixie
14 Chase Bonnie
15 Chester Madison
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