The Dachshund is a robust and courageous dog. He has great stamina and a unique character.
The Dachshund is independent, combative, and tries to dominate other dogs.
His habit of barking at the slightest noise makes him a good watchdog .
De Teckel is affectionate and cheerful, but demands a lot of attention and is often jealous.
The short-haired variety is the most energetic , while the shaggy variety has a rustic character and the greatest hunting instinct .
The long-haired variety is the calmest of the three. All Dashondens must be consistently and patiently educated from an early age.
Typical properties of the Dachshund
Due to its origins as an independent hunting and guard dog, the Teckel has a courageous and spicy character. Brave, fierce behavior and barking was useful when Dachshunds had to compete underground with a badger or a fox. The little Dachshund also has great endurance and is intelligent and stubborn.
If he gets the chance, the clever Dachshund certainly tries to play his boss. For example, he knows very well what he can achieve with his cute and touching gaze. In addition, your Dachshund can occasionally be a little jealous; You are his owner and he is your hero.
Even though De Teckel is a companion dog, he is not a typical lap dog. It is important to challenge your Dachshund mentally and physically. The lively and cheerful Dachshund loves to play and is, because of his background as a hunting dog, also very fanatic. Walking through the forest and playing with branches and balls, whether or not in the water, and just snooping around and digging, are good things for Dachshunds. But do you want to fetch fun together? You have the chance that your Dachshund simply keeps the stick or toy with him. After all, he has his own will.
Not only the character of your Dachshund is unique. With its long back, it also has a unique construction. You can easily keep a Dachshund in an apartment, but because of that long back it is wise not to let him walk stairs.