How much is a mini dachshund puppy?

The short answer is you can expect to pay, on average, around $500-$1000 for your puppy. Depending on where you acquire your dog, prices range between $300 and $3500. Let’s examine the reasons for this wide price range.

Is a miniature dachshund a good dog?

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. Dachshunds were bred as hunters so it is no surprise that many of them like to dig.

What’s the difference between a dachshund and a miniature dachshund?

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. If it says between 13 and 18 cm (5–6 inches), he’s a miniature.

Do mini Dachshunds shed?

Compared to other dog breeds, dachshunds are moderate shedders and don’t moult much at all. All dogs shed fur as new fur grows, and dachshunds are no different. Smooth-haired, wire-haired and long-haired dachshunds shed their fur to keep their coats healthy and make it the right thickness for the time of year.

Are there teacup Dachshunds?

So, there you have it! Toy and teacup Dachshunds don’t exist. They’re just really small miniature Dachshunds that weigh less than 8 lbs or 3.6 kilos. Small Dachshunds are often the runts of the litter and can be more prone to health problems.

Should I get a male or female Dachshund?

In general, male Dachshunds are more fun-loving, clownish, even-tempered and dependent. While female Dachshunds tend to be more independent, temperamental and reserved. But there are plenty of Dachshund owners who would say their dogs are the opposite of this! Every Dachshund has their own personality.

How long do mini Dachshunds live?

around 12-16 years
On average, Miniature Dachshunds live for around 12-16 years and Standard Dachshunds live for around 12-14 years. Dachshunds generally live a long life compared with other dog breeds, with many owners reporting their Dachshunds lived 18+ years.

Do Dachshunds stink?

Although Dachshunds are a breed that doesn’t have the distinct doggy smell of other breeds, they make up for it through their smelly doggy breath. One reason for this is that Dachshunds are more prone to tartar build up and gum diseases than some other breeds.