Hybrid Breed

Bichon Frisé + Dachshund


Bichon Frisé and Dachshund Mix - a hybrid breed

The Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix is a very popular mixed breed. These cute little dogs are a combination of two of the most famous breeds in the country. This cross gets the best of both pups and results in an adorable, small and fluffy appearance.

These dogs are very intelligent and obedient, which allows them to learn new tricks quickly and make your life easier. They are quite adaptable to different lifestyles and environments. Their energy level is usually medium, which means that you should take regular trips and walks, but not many hours every day.

The Doxie-Chon is usually raised as a family dog, peaceful and sensitive with small children, but still alert enough to stay in a safety-conscious environment. Generally need a lot of attention, especially when they are small, but when they are calmed down, they can stay alone very well.

Overall, the Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix is a great family dog that can easily adapt to new situations and be a companionable friend to you and your loved ones.

Alternate Name -
Origin France - Germany
Life expectancy 12 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level low - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Doxie-Chon - Such is probably his nature.

The Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix is a lovable and unique breed that captivates lovers of all breeds of animals. With its happy and laid-back personality, this mix of long dog and small fluffy paw is ideal for families with older children and seniors.

The Doxie-Chon has a firm character that is characterized by courage and intelligence. He is amazingly smart and curious, which means he is often exploring and learning new things. He also likes to cuddle and play once in a while for a change, although he doesn't necessarily seem playful.

He is also not as pushy as other dogs and respects other animals. He is a social companion, but prefers to stay in his own world and spend the same day.

This versatile breed is characterized by a positive attitude. He is very affectionate, but also wants to enjoy a lot of freedom. He is confident and is usually not afraid of anything he does not know. He is loyal and affectionate and ready to protect you at any opportunity. Thanks to his Dachshund instincts, he is great to take for walks.

You will have a lot of fun if you decide to take a Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix into your home. His kind and gentle nature will help you to build a closer bond with your pet and spend a nice time together.

What diseases can occur in Bichon Frisé and Dachshund Mix.

Bichon Frisé Dachshund mixes are a very popular breed characterized by their fluffy white coats, short stature and spirited charm. Although the Bichon Frisé Dachshund Mongrel is considered to be hardy and long-lived, there are a number of diseases associated with this breed.

One of the most common problems in Bichon Frisé Dachshund crossbreeds is "von Willebrand disease". This disease is genetic and increases the risk of bleeding or subcutaneous hemorrhage, especially after surgery or injury. The dog should be examined regularly for this disease.

Spinal disease is another common problem in Bichon Frisé Dachshund crossbreds and can cause back pain, muscle weakness, lameness and even paralysis. The disease is most often caused by a genetic defect. If spinal disease is suspected, a veterinarian should be consulted for proper diagnosis and treatment.

In addition, Doxie-Chon have an increased risk of allergies. Many dogs of this breed suffer from food allergies, but atopy (allergies to dust or pollen) is also common. A special hypoallergenic diet can help reduce the risk of allergies.

Finally, Bichon Frisé Dachshund mixes are prone to upper respiratory and ear infections. To prevent infections, they should be checked regularly for rhinitis and ear infections. If an infection is diagnosed, it must be treated with antibiotics in a timely manner. As a rule, Bichon Frisé Dachshund mixes are robust and long-lived dogs. However, there are some diseases that are unfortunately common in dogs of this breed. Therefore, it is important to be aware of possible health problems and take appropriate precautions to give your darling the best life possible.

A Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mixed breed generally has a soft, beige to black colored coat. It is fluffy and has a mixture of the two parent breeds. It is common to have a varied color pattern consisting of different pitches. The coat is full, bushy and short, which means that it is smooth and silky to the touch. It is characteristic of the breed that it has a short length, so it feels smooth and groomed all the time. The head of the breed usually has a different coat color than the rest of the body.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Doxie-Chon is a small to medium sized dog with a very nice, soft and dense coat. It weighs on average between 4-7 kg and has a height of 25-35 cm. The color of the coat is mostly light brown or cream, sometimes in different shades of gray. The head is small and round, the eyes are dark brown and show a loyal expression. The coat is thick and curly, slightly longer over the head, chest and tail.

Fur length short
Fur curly - rough-haired
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out - short
Anatomy dainty, strong
Size ♀ 17 - 28 cm
Weight ♀ 3 - 9 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 30 cm
Weight ♂ 3 - 9 kg
Suitable For suitable for allergy sufferers, Children, Seniors
  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • Dachshund Paralysis

    By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • A Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix is described as a very lovable and friendly dog breed. They are mostly active, curious, playful and intelligent.

  • A Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix usually grows between 25-40 cm tall and weighs between 4-12 kg.

  • A Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix has an average life expectancy of 12-15 years.

  • Since the Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix is a very intelligent breed, it is ideal for activities such as agility training, obedience and learning tricks.

  • Yes, a Bichon Frisé and Dachshund mix is an ideal choice for families with children. It is a very attentive and affectionate breed that loves its owners and enjoys spending time with them.

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