Hybrid Breed

Dachshund + Rottweiler


Dachshund and Rottweiler mix - a hybrid breed

Dachshund and Rottweiler mixed breed is a very rare combination of two different types of dogs. The Dachshund is known for its long body and short legs, while the Rottweiler is a large and powerful dog. Together, these two breeds make a great family pet that is loyal and loving.

The Dachshund is a smaller dog breed that was originally bred to hunt badgers and foxes. They are usually between 38 and 51 cm tall and usually weigh between 5 and 7 kg. Dachshunds have a short and smooth coat that can come in a variety of colors, including red, black, brown and brindle. They are also known for their long and strong tail.

The Rottweiler is a larger dog breed that was originally bred for farm work. They are usually between 56 and 69 cm tall and usually weigh between 22 and 27 kg. Rottweilers also have a short and smooth coat that is usually black with brown markings. They are known for their strong and muscular stature and their large, powerful heads.

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Origin Germany
Life expectancy 8 - 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 Rottweiler mix - Such is probably his nature.


The Dachshund and Rottweiler mix is a medium-sized mixed breed with a long, slender body and a short, smooth coat. They have inherited the characteristic Dachshund shape from their Dachshund parent, but are usually slightly larger and stockier than a purebred Dachshund. Their coat is usually black and tan, although some may have a brown or red tint.


Dachshund-Rottweiler mixes are intelligent, active and playful dogs. They are loyal and affectionate to their family, but can be wary and distant to strangers. They make excellent watchdogs and will warn of intruders by barking. Although they are not aggressive by nature, they will protect their family if they feel threatened.

Education and Training:

Dachshund-Rottweiler mixes are relatively easy to train, although they can be stubborn at times. They need plenty of mental and physical stimulation to stay happy and healthy. Daily walks and interactive play are a must. If left alone for too long, they can become destructive.

What diseases can occur in Dachshund and Rottweiler mix.

The Dachshund-Rottweiler mix is prone to some health problems. The most common are elbow and hip dysplasia, disc disease, and cancer.

Dachshund-Rottweiler mixes are also known to suffer from obesity, which can lead to other health problems such as diabetes and joint problems.

To avoid these health problems, it is important that your dog is at a healthy weight and has regular checkups with a veterinarian.

If you're looking for a medium-sized dog with a great personality, the Dachshund-Rottweiler mix might be the perfect breed for you. These adorable pups are great for families and make loyal, loving companions.


This mixed breed has a mixture of Dachshund and Rottweiler characteristics in its appearance. The coat is usually medium to long, dense and thick. The hair is usually straight, but may have a slight wave. The color is usually black and tan, but can also be brown and tan or red and tan.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Dachshund-Rottweiler mix is a small to medium sized dog with a slender body. They typically weigh between 10-15 kg and are 40-50 cm tall. They have a long body and short legs, with a smooth coat that can be either short or long. Their colors vary, but they are often black and tan or black and brown.

Fur length short
Fur rough-haired - flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail short - lang
Anatomy strong, rugged, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 17 - 63 cm
Weight ♀ 7 - 48 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 68 cm
Weight ♂ 7 - 60 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.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Joint damage

    In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.

  • A Dachshund-Rottweiler mix is a mixed breed dog bred from a Dachshund and a Rottweiler.

  • A Dachshund-Rottweiler mix can take on the physical characteristics of both parents, but usually has the conformation of a Dachshund and the coloring of a Rottweiler.

  • A Dachshund-Rottweiler mix can be small to medium in size, depending on which parent breed it more closely resembles. However, most often rather small.

  • A Dachshund-Rottweiler mix can have a wide range of temperaments, depending on which parent breed it more closely resembles. However, they are generally friendly and intelligent dogs.

  • Yes, Dachshund and Rottweiler mixes can be great family dogs. They are usually good with children and other animals, and they are relatively low maintenance dogs.

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