Dachshund (Standard &
Sizes average height 8-9 inches and weight over 11 lbs. (usually
Sizes average height 5-6 inches and weight under 11 lbs.
Fine, slightly arched muzzle.
Little perceptible stop.
Almond shaped eyes.
High-set, rounded ears.
Back straight and long.
Tail set as a continuation of topline.
Breastbone strongly prominent.
All colors are acceptable, except white unless as a small patch on
the chest; which is permissible but not desirable.
Three coat types: Smooth-haired, Long-haired, and Wire-haired.