The Dachshund is the oldest breed of hunting dogs of the Norns. Due to its small size and friendly nature it is increasingly kept as companion dog. There are several varieties of taxes depending on various factors. Today in the land of the Soviets — the smooth-haired Dachshund.

Taxes will cut into varieties depending on size and coat. Size dachshunds come in standard, miniature, and kaninchen. And the size is not determined by weight but by chest circumference: over 35 cm in standard is 30-35 cm from miniature to 30 cm from the rabbit. And depending on the wool{!LANG-ac4e751af4f40990566964733b60947b!}

The smooth-haired Dachshund — the first and most popular of all varieties of dachshunds{!LANG-3b9b26804d1a8f8ed51594fbcb7dd2b4!}

As the two other varieties of Dachshund, smooth-haired dachshunds come in standard, miniature, and kaninchen. The now-standard smooth-haired Dachshund is more common{!LANG-9fbb391a20f66e0b967215bd709733f1!}

Smooth haired Dachshund, like all other types of taxes, different lively, playful, active and energetic character{!LANG-b96576db04605b4cc5510219207821ff!}

Despite its diminutive size, it is brave, bold, serious, purposeful and independent dog. These qualities are essential for any hunting dog. Curiosity and passion fees combined with excellent intuition and tireless.

Dachshunds will feel in the apartment and a country house. However, remember that fees need physical activity and attention of the owner{!LANG-0077a609fbf13f40734d47478c3bcc56!}

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So you don't get a Dachshund if you have a family with small children. The fee will be good friend for older children{!LANG-1613ef9bac6e18592768207fcb351345!}

Fees attached to their owner and good trainable. according to the book "Intelligence of dogs" Stanley Coren, dachshunds are dogs with average ability to train and execute commands, which is not so bad. To start training should be at an early age.

The smooth-haired Dachshund does not need any specific grooming{!LANG-1cf38ccae9c0208f9f119fabb0b0c09f!}

If all the rules of care, your the smooth-haired Dachshund can live up to 14 years{!LANG-c0593bd24bf389a87ad17b9a1bf3a761!}