What Are The Differences in Dachshunds -Sizes, Coat Types and Colors?


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?

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).

Different Dachshund Coat Types

The three standard dachshund coat types are smooth- (short), long-, and wire-haired.

Different Dachshund Colors

There are literally dozens of different possible dachshund colors.

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

Right now, 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, however.

So, color – this is the driving factor behind most price differences in dachshunds.

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