Dachshund Kaninchen, a pet dog, unbeknownst to him, because he was once a hunting dog, with the passing of the years, he has gained a new role but inside, in the soul, many characteristics of his ancestors remain. It certainly does not mean that it is an aggressive animal but it certainly does lively and sometimes quarrelsome with other dogs, even if he is small and the other is very large. You can keep it indoors, no problem, though withstands the cold.
Kaninchen Dachshund: characteristics
Despite being low, the Kaninchen Dachshund He has a strong and resilient physique, has strong muscles and is compact, with a gracefully shaped head and flat skull. It belongs to the group of dachshunds, a type of dog of which there are many varieties.
There are, for example, those of normal size with short hair, long hair, hard hair, dwarf ones with short hair, long hair and hard hair, and then ours Dachshund Kaninchen, which means "from rabbit", always in short-haired, long-haired and hard-haired versions.
Kaninchen wirehaired dachshund
Of the Wire-haired Kanichen dachshund we talked about in the dedicated article. It is a dog with a strong character and a very resistant body, suitable for withstand even the elements and hostile climates but able to settle in comfortable and warm apartments.
Kaninchen Harlequin Dachshund
Fawn and wild boar are the most popular colors for Kaninchen Dachshund which however can also be harlequin, that is, with a brindle or striped coat. The base color is always a dark color, or black, or fawn or gray, and the white spots are irregular but not coarse, so that neither dark nor light prevails. That's why harlequin!
THE Kaninchen Dachshund brindle are fawn or yellow in color with darker streaks, however, and the nose looks like unicolour and bicolor dachshunds. In Italy it is not official, but there is also this breed piebald variety, with black and white or white and brown hair.
Dachshund Kaninchen chocolate
In addition to Harlequin dachshund, there are unicolor and two-tone ones, the colors involved are always the same: fawn, fawn yellow, yellow, fawn is preferable for the single color while in two-colored it happens that black mixes with it with rust markings above the eyes, on the ears, on the chest, on the inner and outer part of the thighs, on the legs, around the anus and on part of the tail.
Beyond the color, the Kaninchen Dachshund it is characterized by very short limbs that support an elongated and compact body. It is an animal to the eye very muscular and with a proud bearing, never clumsy, burdened or restricted in movement.
Kaninchen Dachshund: breeding
The Kaninchen Dachshund it is raised not only in Germany but also in other countries, including England, where however there is another standard. Its particular conformation is due to one pathological malformation that inhibited the development of long bones, it is hereditary and does not affect the dog's life.
The first official farms of Kaninchen were born in Bavaria, many years ago, because it is an ancient dog, once used for hunting, now more suitable for home and domestic life. Its weak point is there vertebral column which, given the physique of odd proportions, is prone to discopathies, which is why it is more important than ever never make this dachshund get too fat or even make him do exercises not suited to the length of his limbs.
Kaninchen Dachshund: feeding
Rustic, very robust and long-lived, the Dachshund he almost never has any health problems or particular ailments if we keep him fit with a healthy diet. They are recommended usually 200 grams of meat and 80-100 grams of rice, along with vegetables.
Kaninchen Dachshund: weight
Given the dimensions and the above, the weight of the Dachshunds must not be high, but we also keep in mind that they are muscular dogs and certainly cannot be skeletal. For obvious reasons the size of the dachshund should not be taken at the withers, but at the chest circumference which is 35 centimeters maximum for dachshunds, over 35 centimeters for those of normal size.
Dachshund Kaninchen: character
IS' one of the cutest dogs around, especially among the small ones to keep at home. It is a cheerful and playful animal, very intelligent even if at times a a little too stubborn. He is certainly not fearful or aggressive, in general he has a balanced and reliable behavior, and very affectionate and devoted to his family.
Kaninchen Dachshund: price
A puppy of thisDachshund Kaninchen can cost from 800 euros upwards, even almost double.
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