Wire-haired Dachshund one of the three types of taxes depending on the wool (the other two is short-haired (smooth coat ) and longhaired dachshunds ). Let's talk about this variety of Dachshund.

Wire-haired Dachshund, as well as two other varieties of this dog breed, can be three sizes depending on the circumference of the chest: in standard dachshunds it is more than 35 cm, in miniature - 30-35 cm, in rabbit - less than 30 cm.

Wire-haired Dachshund is the youngest kind of taks. presumably it was derived by crossing a smooth-haired dachshund with some breeds of terriers. Rigid fur is an ideal coat for a normal hunting dog, it perfectly protects the dachshund from unfavorable weather conditions, dirt and teeth of predators.

Wire-haired Dachshund was the pet of many famous people. Wire-haired Dachshund named Ryan was a favorite of General Patton, and Kaiser Wilhelm II, for example, had two wire-haired Dachshund — Wall and Hexl. His favorites once managed to even cause an international scandal: during a semi-official visit to the summer residence of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, Hexl and Vadl decided to catch and take away one of the golden pheasant crown prince.

And all because fees — hunting dog. and even if they contain as decorative dogs, hunting instincts still from time to time will prevail. So if you decide that your pet should be a wire-haired Dachshund, please note that it requires physical activity: long walks and active games. Only don't let your Dachshund jump from a height. this breed of dog in the spine is the weak point, and when you jump it is very easy to damage.

Wire-haired Dachshund, as well as other varieties of dachshunds, you'll be vivacious temperament, cheerful nature, curiosity and cunning, bravery and a strong sense of self-worth. She quickly tied to the owner and trainable breed, if not to postpone the beginning of training, and to start at an early age. It is believed that temperament Wirehaired Dachshund more balanced compared to other varieties .

All dachshunds look pretty funny, but the wire-haired Dachshund, perhaps, can claim the palm in the nomination "unusual appearance" of taxes. To normal for all taks crooked legs and stretched body adds an unusual wool. Wirehaired dachshunds have straight, thick, coarse hair with a length of about three inches, tight to the body, undercoat is well developed. On the face of stiff bristly hair forming eyebrows, mustache and beard.

Thanks to its structure, the wool is practically not spoiled, it perfectly justifies itself in our climate during walks in the cold season.Caring for such hair will not cause you much hassle. is it regular brushing of the coat with a brush or comb. Also need periodic trimming (removal of dead hair). If you are able to do the trimming yourself, it is better to consult a specialist who will conduct this procedure quickly and with minimal discomfort for your dog.

Wire-haired Dachshund can be different colors. Color dachshunds are monochrome and bicolor, and there are also marble, brindle and spotted colors. The most valuable color is a dark red.

We have a wire-haired Dachshund is not yet as widespread as longhair and Shorthair varieties of the breed, but she has all the prerequisites for popularity. Characteristic of all dachshunds are good-natured and lively character combined with the easy care and adorable appearance  (which only have a beard and a mustache similar to a brush, at the sight of which it is difficult to resist a smile).