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Dachshund (miniature longhaired)


I would rather train a striped zebra
to balance an Indian club than induce a dachshund to heed my slightest command.

- E.B. White

Miniature Longhaired Dachshund puppy


Miniature Longhaired Dachshund adult

Since the 1500s, Dachshunds have been used to hunt badger and fox by digging after it. 

The original dog was the Standard Smooth Dachshund and all other dachsies were developed from this dog. 

Miniature Dachshunds were bred in Germany specifically to hunt rabbits as they are small enough to go down into a rabbit's burrow.

The Miniature Dachshund is about 6 inches high at the shoulder. This dog comes in three coat types. The long-haired dog has a soft, straight or slightly wavy coat and can be red, black and tan, grey or white with rust markings, dappled or brindle. Despite his size, this breed has terrier-like qualities and likes to be the boss! He may be stubborn, dominant, and a challenge to train. However, the Dachshund is also friendly, playful, alert, and spirited, and makes a terrific companion. 

The Miniature Dachshund requires early and consistent training from a strong, patient, take-charge master. If spoiled, he may become snappy. Training can be difficult and may require extra time and patience. Early socialization is a good idea.  The Miniature Dachshund makes a good watchdog as he can make a surprising amount of noise when barking!

A fenced yard is a must as the Miniature Dachshund has a great sense of smell and will follow his nose. Dachshunds require regular exercise to fight a tendency to become overweight. This is particularly important as the Dachshund's body shape does not support extra weight well. 

If regularly exercised, this dog can live in an apartment. However, the neighbours may not appreciate his watchdog instincts! Children should not be allowed to roughhouse with the dog. 




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Clubs and Organizations

The Miniature Dachshund Club of BC

Calgary Lowriders Dachshund Club
Dachshund Club of Greater Ontario

Eastern Canada Dachshund Club

Prairie Dachshund Club

Weiner Dogs


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CKC Miniature Long-Haired Dachshund Breed Standard

Photos displayed above courtesy of:
Amai Ebermann, Del Amai 
British Columbia

British Columbia


Amai Ebermann
Box 282
Houston, BC  V0J 1Z0
(250) 845-2940

Del Amai

Karen Hildebrandt
10715 Reeves Road, RR#2 
Chilliwack, BC   V2P 6H4
(604) 792-8368

Dukhan Kennels

Angeline Jaggers
6140 Darcy Road
Grand Forks, BC    V0H 1H4
(250) 442-5816

Home Grown

Jazmin Mennear
2106 128 Street
Surrey BC    V4A 3V6
(778) 388-1057

Couture Dachshunds

Jo Reeves
2764 Parkway Drive 
Surrey, BC   V4P 1E8

(604) 542-2770

Joskip Perm Reg'd



Brenda Noseworthy
Box 1694
Crossfield, AB   T0M 0S0
(403) 946-0019





Angie Hoffman
Box 563
Pilot Butte, SK   S0G 3Z0
(306) 761-0759

Divine Dachshunds Reg'd

Jan Gran
Box 71
Radville, SK  S0C 2G0
(306) 869-2559

Gran Reg'd

Lynda R. McCallum
Box 28
Southey, SK   S0G 4P0
(306) 530-7287 

Torihill Reg'd




Christine Bourne
Moorefield, ON   N0G 2K0
(519) 638-3445


Stephanie Chuchman
Wine Country, ON 
(310) 746-3935

Miniature Longhaired Dachshund
HeavenlyHund Perm Reg'd

Brian and Dilys Ford
Box 6571
22 Shady Lane
Cambridge, ON  N1R 8B2
(519) 740-2170

Daxford Reg'd Kennel




Shelley Lapierre
31 St Jacques Street
PO 71 Chapeau, QC   J0X 1M0
(819) 689-5008

Kt's Kennels


Dachshund Rescue of North America

Dachshund Club, Western
Susan Lankau
(604) 943-4304

Canadian Dachshund Rescue

Miniature Long-haired Rescue
Sarah Brook
RR#3, Site 2, Comp. 19
Prince George, BC  V2N 2J1
(250) 962-0242

Miniature Dachshund Club of BC
Jo Reeves

Tiny Paws Dog Rescue Canada


Did you know?

An Italian white wine, 
Pinot Grigio Canlungo,
has a picture of a
Dachshund on its label.



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