Patterdale basset hound

Patterdale basset hound:Dachshund and Patterdale terrier Mix

Hybrid Breed

Dachshund + Patterdale terrier


Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier Mix - a Hybrid Breed

The Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier are a fascinating mixed breed, with a unique look and personality. They are very energetic, intelligent and courageous. Many owners appreciate their charm and versatility: whether as a guard dog, sports companion or family dog. This breed loves to discover and explore new things. Therefore, it is also well suited for working with children or as a therapy dog. Although they are small, these dogs bring a lot of energy and have a strong temperament. They are hardy and have very good stamina. Because of these traits, they are well suited for activities such as jogging or hiking. Overall, the Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier is a nice, playful and loving companion that has a unique personality.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Dachshund Patterdale mix breed is a medium-sized, robust dog. It has a deep chest, long back and short legs. The size usually varies between 25-35 cm and the weight is between 4-6 kg. Its coat is usually gray, black or brown and can be either smooth or curly. The tail is usually short and thick. It has black eyes, small ears and a compact head with strong jaw and prominent nostrils.

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

Possible character traits of Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier mix - Such is probably its nature.

A mixed breed of Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier has loyal and courageous character traits that make it an ideal choice for owners who like a teeth-baring pet. This strong character breed has a very strong sense of self-worth and takes pride in their appearance and behavior. Aside from being loyal and brave, these dogs have surprising intelligence, which allows them to be easy to train.

Although they are tough, brave and intelligent, Dachshund-Patterdale mixes have a very gentle attitude. They are very friendly and love to interact with family members and other pets. They can even be a little shy, but no one doubts their courage when it comes to defending friends or family members.

These hybrid dogs also tend to be very affectionate. They quickly build strong bonds with their owners and consider them part of their pack. They also love to interact with other members of the household and try to be a part of the family.

In addition, they can easily be taught to abide by the rules of the house. Thanks to their intelligence, Dachshund-Patterdale mixes can quickly learn what is required. Although they are active and energetic, they are also able to participate in obedience training to gain a better understanding of their boundaries and expectations.

Overall, this mixed breed of Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier is an ideal choice for families looking for a loyal but gentle companion. These hybrids are intelligent, brave and affectionate pets that quickly adapt to the niceties and rules of the house.

What diseases can occur in Dachshund and Patterdale terrier mix.

Dachshund Patterdale terrier mixes are attractive and popular dogs for many owners. Unfortunately, they are prone to some health problems.

These typical conditions range from delayed growth and spinal deformities to respiratory problems. These diseases are usually diagnosed before the age of 4 years.

One of the most common problems in Dachshund-Patterdale-Terrier mixes is Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD). This condition occurs when the discs in the dog's spinal cord either droop or become inflamed. It can cause pain, lameness and even paralysis.

Another problem is Addison's disease in mixed breeds of this breed combination. This causes hypofunction of the adrenal cortex. The dog tends to become listless and lacking in energy if not monitored.

Diabetes mellitus is another common condition found in these breed combinations. Feeding must be measured closely to keep the dog's blood sugar levels in balance. If not properly treated, it can lead to complications.

Progressive retinal atrophy (PRD) eye disease is also a problem. It causes gradual loss of vision and can lead to blindness.

So be prepared for the potential disease problems of Dachshund-Patterdale-Terrier mixes. These problems can be corrected with proper treatment.

This breed combination also has some positive aspects. They are loyal, energetic and fun-loving. They are also very good with children and other pets. They do need some training to keep their temperament under control, but they are easy to train.

To keep your Dachshund-Patterdale Terrier mix a happy and healthy dog, schedule regular vet visits and a healthy diet, as well as have your dog checked to make sure he has received the necessary vaccinations.


This cute mixed breed is a mix of a basset hound and Patterdale terrier. It has a short, close-fitting, smooth coat. It has a light base color that develops into a full, dark sable or shading on the back. The head, ears, legs and tail of Dachshund Patterdale crossbreeds are often colored in a dark brown color. Their short coat makes this dog breed easy to care for and ideal for owners who have little time to spend on dog grooming.

Fur length short
Fur rough-haired - flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail short
Anatomy strong, muscular, rugged, square
Size ♀ 17 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 12 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 38 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 12 kg
Suitable For -
  • 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.

  • The size depends on the parents, but usually they are between 6 and 15 inches tall with a weight of 3 to 10 kilograms.

  • Yes, the mix of Dachshund and Patterdale Terrier makes her a very alert dog, protecting her home and family.

  • Since these mixed breeds are very intelligent, they need regular early socialization and training. This can help reduce undesirable behaviors and encourage desirable behaviors.

  • Yes, these dogs are adaptable to different climates. However, they are very sensitive to extreme heat.

  • Yes, this mix tends to be more robust in health than either parent. This means that they are less susceptible to hereditary diseases. Nevertheless, they should undergo regular veterinary examinations to monitor their health.

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