Miniature Long-Haired Dachshund


Miniature Long-Haired Dachshund Breed Description

Appearance: [field Appearance]


A German breed, the Dachshund was bred to be a hunter followed on foot by his handler. The long sleek profile typical of the breed allows him to get inside the burrows of his prey. Miniature-sized Dachshunds were primarily used to hunt rabbits and similar small prey. The Miniature Long-haired Dachshund may have originated from the selective breeding of longer haired individuals to produce a line of dogs that consistently have a longer coat. Others suggest that breeders incorporated Field Spaniels into their breeding programs, thus adding a longer softer coat to the sleek long-bodied dogs. Whatever his origin, the Miniature Long-Haired Dachshund is prized for his elegant appearance.


Fun-loving and easy to get along with, Dachshunds do well in a variety of homes. With their short legs and small size, Miniature Long-Haired Dachshunds do well as apartment dogs. Like most scent hounds, Dachshunds like to follow their noses, and are likely to investigate any interesting holes in the ground.

Miniature Long-Haired Dachshund Breeders:


Wojciech & Margaret Krzewski. Home‐raised, fun‐loving, affectionate and well socialized healthy puppies occasionally available to approved homes. Mississauga, ON.

Phone: (905) 615-8566; Cell (416) 816-6511


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