Breed Group: Hound Height: 5 to 6 inches at the shoulder Weight: 11 pounds Life Span: 12 to 15 years
Dachshund Cons: Dachshunds are stubborn and love to dig. They are also quick to hunt and chase and can be difficult to housetrain.
Dachshund Pros: Dachshunds require only moderate exercise and present comically entertaining little companions. They’ll also make keen watchdogs and will forever be loyal to family.
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