Dogs - Dachshund,

wire haired

The dachshund, or teckel, to give it another name, originated in Germany, where they were bred to hunt badger and fox. The small dogs were able to get right into the animal's hole and flush it out. They have big paws for digging. They are great burrowers, and like to burrow into a pile of blankets - or burrow through a hole in the fence.


Wire haired Dachshund Breeders who may have puppies

Ingrid Linnekugel Tel: 011 386-6039 or 079 234 1410 Email: ingridl@savp.co.za Website: www.zabush.co.za

Sarah Rose 083 775 1567, email: roseapple@worldonline.co.za. Webpage: Clearview

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Standard Wire haired Dachshund puppies 



About dachshunds 

Dachshunds have short legs and long bodies. Wire haired Dachshunds have harsh, bristle-like coats which should be hand-stripped. They have shaggy eyebrows and a little beard.

Dachshunds are popular little dogs in South Africa as they fit in well in a town house, or any household. It's not advisable to carry puppies around all day, as they need to use their legs in order to develop properly. Breeds with long spines can develop spinal trouble, so do be careful about handling your puppy. Use two hands to support the pup.

Brown standard & black miniature wire haired dachshunds

Background: Standard wire haired dachshund champion.

Foreground: Miniature wire haired dachshund

A Dachshund may be miniature, weighing up to 5 kg, or standard, weighing from 9 to 12 kg.

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Dachshunds make friendly, confident pets.

Colour: Usually chestnut, or brown & black, or brindle.

Class: Hound     

Dachshunds are small dogs, but they have big hearts. I'm sure God, the Creator of dogs, loves ALL dogs, small and great. As the Bible says, "Praise our God, all his servants and you that fear him, both small and great!" 

Revelation chapter 19, verse 5


Wirehaired dachshund with beautiful face

Lovage, a champion miniature wire haired dachshund, belongs to S. Rose. Colour: boar.



3 miniature wirehaired dachsund puppies playing on grass

Miniature wire haired dachshund puppies. Colour: wild boar 


Wirehaired dachshunds also come in brindle, and black and tan. A black and tan wire haired dachshund is black and the ears are black.

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