Golden dox:Dachshund and Golden Retriever Mix
Facts & Origin
Golden Retriever and Dachshund mix - a hybrid breed.
The best of both worlds! The Golden Retriever and Dachshund mix is the perfect blend of goofy and sweet. With the size and playfulness of a Golden and the personality of a Dachshund, this pup will keep you entertained for hours.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Golden Retriever Dachshund mix is a small to medium sized dog. They usually weigh between 15-25 kg and are 30-40 cm tall. They have a long body and tail, and their coat is usually golden or reddish brown. They have long, downward hanging ears and brown eyes.
|Origin||Germany / UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 16 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Golden Retriever and Dachshund mix - So is probably his nature.
Golden Retriever and Dachshund mixes are hard to beat for cuteness. But these dogs are more than just a pretty face - they are also devoted, loving companions.
Also known as a Golden Dox, this mixed breed combines the best of both worlds: the uncomplicated nature of the Golden Retriever and the playful character of the Dachshund. They make great family dogs and get along well with other pets.
While they may not be the best choice for novice dog owners, Golden Doxes are relatively low maintenance when it comes to grooming and exercise. They don't need a lot of space to run around, so they can do well living in apartments or small houses.
When it comes to training, Golden Doxes can be a bit stubborn, but with patience and positive reinforcement, they will learn just about anything you try to teach them.
The biggest drawback to a Golden Dox? Their life expectancy is shorter than most other breeds, so you'll only have them for about 10 to 12 years. But in that time, they will bring you more joy than you ever thought possible.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Golden Retriever and Dachshund mix.
The Golden Retriever Dachshund mix is a relatively new breed that has not been well researched. However, there are some known health problems that seem to be more common in this breed than others. These include hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, and skin problems such as allergies and hot spots.
What does this mixed breed look like?
Golden Retriever-Dachshund mix breed has a coat of golden color and medium length. The coat is dense and has a softer undercoat. The head hair is shorter than the body hair, and the ears are covered with hair that is shorter and finer than the body hair. The tail is long and tapered and covered with hairs shorter than the body hair.
|Fur length||short - medium|
|Fur||rough-haired - wavy|
|Ear shape||Floppy Ear - Triangle|
|Tail||short - fanned out|
|Size ♀||17 - 56 cm|
|Weight ♀||7 - 32 kg|
|Size ♂||17 - 61 cm|
|Weight ♂||7 - 34 kg|
|Suitable For||Seniors, Beginner, Blind people, Children|
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
A Golden Retriever Dachshund mix typically has a short, compact body with the legs and head of a Dachshund and the coat and coloring of a Golden Retriever.
Golden Retriever and Dachshund mixes are generally friendly, energetic and loyal dogs. They can inherit the hunting instinct of a Dachshund, so early socialization and training is important.
Golden Retrievers and Dachshund mixes usually weigh between 15-25 kg and are 30-40 cm high.
Golden Retrievers and Dachshund mixes need regular exercise and lots of attention. They should be brushed weekly and their nails trimmed monthly.
Yes, Golden Retrievers and Dachshund mixes usually get along well with children. They can inherit a Dachshund's hunting instinct, so early socialization and training is important.
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