Hybrid Breed

Dachshund + Dwarf Pinscher


Dachshund and Dwarf Pinscher mix - a hybrid breed.

The Dachshund and Miniature Pinscher breed is a small, intelligent and active dog. They are affectionate and make excellent companion dogs. They can live in an apartment, but need daily walks and playtime.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mix looks like a cross between the two parent breeds. They have a small, compact body with shorter legs. They usually weigh between 4-9 kg and are 20-30 cm tall.

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

Possible character traits of Dachshund and Miniature Pinscher Mix - Such is probably his nature.

Dachshunds are unique small dogs that have a long, narrow body and short legs. They were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers and other small animals. Today, they are popular companion dogs all over the world.

Miniature Pinschers are also small dogs with a long, narrow body, but they have slightly longer legs than Dachshunds. They were also originally bred in Germany, but their history is not as clear. Some believe they were bred to hunt rats and other vermin, while others think they were used as guard dogs or lap dogs.

The mix of Dachshund and Miniature Pinscher is a relatively new breed, but it is already very popular. These dogs are known for being very playful and affectionate, and they make excellent pets. They are also relatively low maintenance, as they don't need a lot of exercise.

If you are thinking of getting a Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mix, do your research. These dogs can be a great addition to your family, but they are not for everyone. Be sure to talk to a breeder or veterinarian about whether or not this breed is right for you.

What diseases can occur in Dachshund and Miniature Pinscher mix.

The Dachshund and Miniature Pinscher mix is a popular mix among dog lovers. However, there are some health problems associated with this mix. The most common problems are listed below:

Intervertebral disc disease: this is a disease of the spine that causes the most concern to breeders of Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mixes. It occurs when the discs between the vertebrae degenerate and can no longer cushion the spine. This can lead to pain, stiffness and even paralysis. Surgery is the only way to correct this problem, and it can be expensive.

Hip dysplasia: Hip dysplasia is a condition that affects the hip joint. It is caused by a malformation of the hip joint and can lead to pain, lameness and arthritis. It is an inherited condition that can be diagnosed by an x-ray.

Patellar luxation: this condition affects the kneecap and can cause pain and lameness. It is caused by dislocation of the kneecap and is usually hereditary. Surgery is the only way to correct this problem.

Eye Problems: There are several eye problems that can occur in Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mixes. These include cataracts, glaucoma and progressive retinal atrophy. Regular eye exams are recommended to detect these problems early.

Von Willebrand disease: this is a bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency of a protein that promotes blood clotting. It is a hereditary disease that can be diagnosed by a blood test. Treatment consists of treating the disease with medication and careful monitoring.

Although these health problems can be serious, many dogs with these conditions live long and happy lives with proper care. If you are considering a Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mix, you should talk to the breeder about the health of the parents and ask about any tests that have been done.

The Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mix breed has a short, smooth coat that is typically brown and black in color. The coat may also have some white markings. This breed does not require much grooming, but occasional brushing will help keep the coat in its best condition.

Fur length short
Fur rough-haired - flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Standing Ears
Tail short - lang
Anatomy strong, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 17 - 30 cm
Weight ♀ 4 - 9 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 30 cm
Weight ♂ 4 - 9 kg
Suitable For Seniors, Children
  • 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.

  • Nervousness

    Very often, unfortunately, small and thin breed suffering from permanent nervousness.

  • Permanent tremor

    Persistent tremors can be very common in small breeds, and are often psychological.

  • A Dachshund-Dwarf Pinscher mix is a cross between two purebred dogs, the Dachshund and the Dwarf Pinscher.

  • The appearance of a Dachshund Miniature Pinscher mix can vary depending on what characteristics they have inherited from both parents. However, they are usually small to medium sized dogs with long bodies, floppy ears and short legs. They may also have the distinctive short tail of the Miniature Pinscher.

  • Dachshund and dwarf pinscher mixes usually weigh between 4-9 kg and are 20-30 cm high.

  • Dachshund and Miniature Pinscher mixes are intelligent dogs that want to please their owners. Therefore, they generally respond well to training methods using positive reinforcement such as praise, treats and toys. It is important to start training early and follow commands consistently for best results.

  • Dachshunds and Miniature Pinscher mixes have moderate exercise needs and do best with a daily walk or play in the yard. They are not suitable for homes without a fenced yard as they have a strong hunting instinct and may chase small animals.

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