Short Haired Dachshunds: What You Need To Know About The Dog That’S So Sweet And So Warm!

The Dachshund is one of the most recognizable dogs in America. They were originally bred to hunt badgers and wild boar. They are introduced to American dog lovers in the 1880s.

Short haired brown dachshund playing in the yard

They come in a variety of sizes. Most average out at 8 or 9 inches tall. A healthy weight for your dog will range from 16 to 32 pounds. Hip Dysplasia is a problem with their eyes and ears. It stems from the hip not properly fitting into the socket. Later in life, they can develop cataracts and degenerative diseases. Be sure to consult with a veterinary doctor if you’re worried about any of these issues developing in your dachsund. Dach Shunds are great watchdogs. Stubborn, silly, and energetic, their fuzzy friends can be difficult to train. When properly trained and introduced to the family, these fuzzy pets can be an excellent family companion that will provide years of joy. Most balanced dog foods contain 50% meat and 50% vegetables. Be careful to keep an eye on how much exercise they get in comparison to how much food they eat. . . .

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