Are Dapple Dachshunds Rare And Why?

Dachshunds come in a lot of varieties in terms of size, coat, color, and more. They have a few rarer genetic variations too such as the dapple dachshund. 

 Are Dapple Dachshunds Rare?

Yes, but not that rare. If you want to get a dapple dachshund you can, you just might have to look a bit more to find one. 

What Is A Dapple Dachshund?

A dapple dachshund is a Doxie with white spots on its coat. This coat variation is caused by the dominant “M” dapple gene also known as the merle gene. 

These dogs with two dapple parents have even more white spots on their coats – up to and above 80%.

What Is A Double Dapple Dachshund?

Are Double Dapple Dachshunds Rare?

Because of their health problems, double dapples are significantly rarer than single dapple dachshunds or many other Doxie varieties.

How Much Do Dapple Dachshunds Cost?

A healthy and purebred single dapple dachshund bought from a reputable breeder in the US will cost anywhere between $400 and $1,500.

All in all, there’s nothing intrinsically wrong in owning or wanting to own or even breed a dapple dachshund. These dogs are a bit rarer than other types of dachshunds but they are not impossible to find.

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