Standard dachshunds are becominfg less and less common as the need for mini dogs arises. I have been able to locate several standards through the classified adds. Be sure to make sure they care for their dogs, and meet thr parents. good luck!
Asked in Dog Health, Dachshunds
Are miniature dachshunds and dachshunds the same dog?
Well, it depends. The original dog was the standard dachshund then the mini. Find out more at doxie.com ...
Asked in Dog Behavior
Do dachshunds travel in groups?
Dogs are pack animals naturally, coming from their ancient wolf ancestors. I do not think that dachshunds have a much different behavoir, but I have noticed my dachshunds seems to like other dachshunds better than other breeds. If fact, the standard dachshund were breed to hunt in packs. Therefore, they are very content if they have other dogs to bond with. Since the miniature dachshund is derived from the standard, they also have the same temperament. They love to have other dogs around...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Dog Breeds
When was the dachshund discovered?
Dachshunds were first bred in the early 1600's in Germany to flush out badgers from their sets underground. At this time, Dachshunds had longer legs and were much more suited to being a working breed than the show standard Dachshund of today. ...
What is the dachshunds year to the human year?
the standard dog to human is 7:1 however, dachshunds along with other small breeds live longer typically (13-17) years. Larger breeds may live only 11 to 14 years the standard dog to human is 7:1 however, dachshunds along with other small breeds live longer typically (13-17) years. Larger breeds may live only 11 to 14 years ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs
Why do people call dachshunds weenie or sausage dogs?
Because dachshunds have long bodies like frankfurters. They are adorably cute!!!!! I love my dachshunds! And because they have nothing better to do.... ...
Asked in Dachshunds, Beagles
Are dachshunds better than beagles?
There is no way to answer this question without a personal opion, I have a Dachshund/Beagle mix and my dog is amazing. Both breeds are hunting usually dachshunds are a little bit small for standard and even smaller than that for mini. It depends on your personal need of one ...
How can I locate a pet sitter in my area?
Where could I find a pet sitter for my dachshunds? I live in Northern Tennessee. ...
Asked in Dachshunds
How many sizes do dachshund come in?
The dachshund breed comes in two sizes that are registered by the american kennel club, standard and miniature. The miniature dachshund is identified by being 11 pounds or under at 12 months of age or older. The standard size is usually between 16 and 32 pounds. These two sizes are the only two sizes that dachshunds can be shown in but I have seen mini mini dachshunds around 6 or seven pounds and middle sizes that are 12-14 pounds. People sometimes call...