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Dachshund breed Information

Dachshunds are for sale in Australia with pups 4 sale puppy classifieds!

Buy or sell your puppies in Australia with the help of our detailed breed information below!

On this page you will find a range of information designed to assist you when making the decision on whether the breed is right for you.

There are 6 different variants of the breed available in Australia. The list includes Long Haired, Miniature Long Haired, Miniature Smooth Haired, Smooth Haired and Miniature Wire Haired.

Dachshund long haired, smooth haired, miniature & wire haired puppies for sale  Dachshund puppies
Smooth Haired Dachshund

Breed information:
Adult weight range
Standard: 7-9kg/15-20lbs
Miniature 3-4kg/6.5-9lbs
Average lifespan
12-15 years
Adult height at shoulder
Standard: Male: 45cm/17.5" Females:35cm/13.5"
Miniature: Males:35cm/13.5" Females:30cm/11.5"
Average weekly cost
Bi-colour Dachshunds can be black, grey or brown with areas of chestnut red. Single colour Dachshunds may be light brown/tan or yellow. There are also harlequin and speckled varieties.
Long Haired: Daily brushing. Short Haired: An occasional brushing. Wire Haired: Regular brushing and combing plus trimming twice a year.
The breed is a carefully developed dog, bred with the express purpose of hunting European Badgers! Due to his size, shape and fierceness when necessary, he was able to follow badgers down their holes and.....do the required deed.
Dachshunds are affectionate, inquisitive and always on the go. They are a great family pet for families with older children. They are also good travelers.
Dachshunds are fearless and are bred with a reckless streak. This can get them into trouble in encounters with bigger dogs.

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