Dach-Griffon

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Breed Attributes

General

Breed group:     Type: Hybrid    Talent: , , , ,

Physical

Size: Small     Weight: 10-28 pounds     Fur length: Short    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & Brown, Dark Brown / Chocolate

ATTRIBUTES

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years    Rarity: Common    Availability: Hard to find    Climate: Good for every climate.

Breed Details

General

The Dach-Griffon is a mix breed that is a result of cross breeding between a Dachshund and a Brussels Griffon purebreds. They are also called designer dogs or hybrid dogs. They are small to medium in size. They stand around 8-18 inches and weigh in between 10-28 pounds. They have a Dachshund longer body with short legs. They are alert, cheerful, courageous, loyal, social and intelligent. They are found in many colours and have dense, wiry and rough coat.

Color

The Dach-Griffon dogs are found in black, black and tan, brown and red colours.

Coat

Their coat is dense, fine, wiry and rough.

Personality

The parent breeds of these hybrids are not very suitable for families with small children. These hybrids are very loving and affectionate but they tend to stick to their owners. Also they may have hounding instincts of the Dachshunds that will make these dogs to chase other small pets and dogs. They would need supervision when around children. They will bond themselves with the owner more than other members of the family. They can be good dogs for families with older children or single owners.

Care

They may require normal grooming and regular brushing to keep their coat clean and free of debris.

Training

They are intelligent dogs and may not be difficult to train although they may show stubborn and willful behavior of the Dachshunds. In such circumstances, they would require firm and consistent training sessions where the owner needs to establish himself as the pack leader.

Activity

These dogs are active and lively and would require ample exercise and playing times. They would need regular walks and running games to keep them happy.

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