Dachshund Types And Colors 


Doxies come in many shapes and forms. So, let’s go over the different dachshund types and colors and why this is one of the most diverse dog breeds out there.

How Many Different Dachshund Types and Colors Are There?

Doxies are indeed one of the most diverse dog breeds when it comes to all the different dachshund types and colors. Here’s a quick breakdown.

Different Dachshund Sizes

Standard dachshunds range between 16 and 32 pounds (7.5 to 15 kg) whereas miniature Doxies are supposed to be around 11 pounds (5 kg).

The three standard dachshund coat types are smooth- (short), long-, and wire-haired. They make for some very different looks and hairstyles, as well as shedding and temperature tolerance.

Different Dachshund Coat Types

Different Dachshund Colors

The most common ones include black and tan, black and cream, red, chocolate and tan, and others.

How Do All These Dachshund Types and Colors Affect The Dogs’ Price?

The AKC market price is ~$1,500 from a reputable breeder. This one number conceals a broad range of anything between $500 and $4,000.

So, color – this is the driving factor behind most price differences in dachshunds. Some extremely rare colors such as full black, Wild Boar, or English Cream can easily cost up to $4,000 or even more. 

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