Dachshunds are small sized hounds with odd but muscular body structure.They have small sized legs and long bodies.Big long muzzled head and big ears similar to Beagles.Dachshunds have been bred for centuries and are thought to become quite different from their ancestors both in look and characteristics.Dachshunds comes in different coat colors and patterns.They are normally considered of three different types like Poodles based on their size and coat lengths.All three types are not only different in looks but also in characteristics.

Size,Weight and Types of Dachshund

Above picture shows Standard Dachshund.The biggest in size and the oldest of all three types.Height for a Standard male Dachshund lies in the range of 9-11 inches or 21-28 cm whereas for a female height ranges from 20-25 cm.A standard adult Dachshund weighs around 10-11 lbs or 4.5-4.9 kg.
Size,Weight and Types of Dachshund

Miniature Dachshund is the second American Kennel Club registered type of Dachshund.Height range for a Miniature Dachshund lies in the range of 5-6 inches or 13-15 cm whereas weight range for a Dachshund is under 10 lbs or 4.5 kg.
Size,Weight and Types of Dachshund

Toy Dachshunds are not recognized by American Kennel Club however they are still considered as a separate Dachshund type in many other countries.Height for Toy Dachshund ranges from 10-12 inches or 25-30 cm whereas weight for toy Dachshunds ranges from 7-9 lbs or 3.1-4.1 kg. 


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