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Health Problems. The daschund puppy is Prone to spinal disc problems (Dachshund paralysis), urinary tract problems, heart disease and diabetes. Prone to mast cell tumors.
Dachshunds have a tendency to become overweight and lazy. This is a serious health risk, putting added strain on the back.Living ConditionsGood for apartment living. They are fairly active indoors and will do okay without a yard.ExerciseThese are active dogs with surprising stamina; they need to be walked daily. They will also enjoy sessions of play in the park or other safe, open areas.
Be careful, however, when pedestrians are about because Dachshunds are more likely to be stepped on than more visible dogs.
They should be discouraged from jumping, as they are prone to spinal damage.
Life Expectancy About 12-15 years.
Grooming Longhaired require daily combing and brushings; wirehaired need professional trimming twice a year, and short-haired require
regular rubdown with a damp cloth. This breed is an average shedder
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