What is a miniature smooth-haired Dachshund?

What is a miniature smooth-haired Dachshund?

The Miniature Dachshund, also affectionately known as the Mini Dachshund, Mini Doxie, Little Burrow Dog, Dacksel, Badger Dog, Hotdog, or Wiener Dog, is an adorable smaller version of the standard Dachshund. Don’t let its size fool you; this miniature dog breed is, in fact, a purebred Doxie.

How big will a mini doxie get?

around five to six inches tall
According to the American Kennel Club Official Dachshund Breed Standards, an adult standard Dachshund should weigh between 16 and 32 pounds and stand between eight to nine inches tall. Miniature Dachshunds should weigh less than 11 pounds and stand around five to six inches tall.

Are mini doxies good dogs?

Some may be aggressive toward strangers and other dogs. As family dogs, dachshunds are loyal companions and good watchdogs. They are good with children if treated well. They can be slightly difficult to train.

How much are smooth Dachshunds?

The average price of Dachshunds on the AKC marketplace (reputable breeder) is $1,500 USD. However, the price of all Dachshunds range between $400 and $1,100. You can adopt one for $100 to $300 on sites like Adoptapet.com – even less at a local shelter.

What is considered a mini Doxie?

The main difference between miniature and standard dachshunds is size. Miniatures are noticeably smaller than standards at around 13 and 18 cm (5–6 inches) to their withers, and standards 20–22 cm (8–9 inches) to their withers.

Do smooth miniature Dachshunds shed?

Like all dogs, dachshunds lose old hairs as new ones grow. But they don’t shed much and wire-haired dachshunds shed the least of all the varieties. Smooth-haired dachshunds lose fur throughout the year, wire-haired and long-haired dachshunds shed twice a year.

Are miniature dachshunds hypoallergenic?

Dachshunds are not considered to be a hypoallergenic breed. According to the AKC, they are moderate shedders. However, because of their small to medium size, a Dachshund inherently wouldn’t produce as much dander as a large dog would.

What is the best lap dog?

Here’s some breeds lap dog breeds to keep in mind!

  • French Bulldog.
  • Havanese.
  • Pekingese.
  • Pomeranian.
  • Poodle (mini or toy)
  • Pug.
  • Shih Tzu.
  • Yorkshire Terriers. These small and sweet dogs are known to be incredibly affectionate and love to be held and carried around!

Do smooth dachshunds shed?

The smooth coat grows and sheds throughout the year, which means you’ll see some hair – but not much – come out on a regular basis. The long-haired coat has an undercoat that sheds seasonally, but the hairs on this type of Dachshund take a while to grow, so they don’t shed a lot.

What is a mini Doxie dachshund?

A Mini Dachshund is the same breed as a Standard Dachshund, and yes, the Mini Doxie is a purebred. The only difference between the two is their height and weight. In a nutshell, smaller Dachshunds have stubby, short legs, narrow snouts, long backs, and a deep chest.

What kind of coat does a Doxie Puppy have?

Our Doxie puppies also come in brindle, piebald, and dapple patterns, as well as smooth, long, and wire coats. Our Dachshund puppies are raised in our home with lots of tender loving care from the day they are born until we deliver them to you.

Is there such a thing as a smooth haired dachshund?

Meet the Dachshund (Miniature Smooth Haired)! Miniature Dachshunds are not only adorably cute, they are also willful little creatures on short legs. Their very short toothpick legs and their long body give them that waddling look when they walk it seems like their tummy is almost rubbing on the floor!

Can you breed two mini doxies together?

Breeding two standard Doxies together will not guarantee a standard puppy, and two minis bred together can have a little standard-sized puppy. It’s all chance. However, just because these pups are smaller dogs doesn’t mean they are considered toy or teacup versions of the breed.