Italian Doxie

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Breed Attributes

General

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

Physical

Size: Small     Weight: 6-7 pounds     Fur length: Short    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden

ATTRIBUTES

Life Expectancy: About 12 – 15 years    Rarity: Common    Availability: Hard to find    Climate: Good for every climate.

Breed Details

General

The Italian Doxie is a designer breed mixed between the Italian Greyhound and Dachshund. They are sweet and affectionate dogs. They are wonderful family dogs.

Color

They commonly come in brown, tan and harlequin.

Coat

Their coat is short, dense and double coated.

Personality

They are fun, affectionate, loyal and devoted breeds with their master. They can be stubborn at times, mischievous and tenacious. They can get along well with children and other dogs especially when they are trained well. They make a wonderful companion and makes a great family dog.

Care

These breed will only need minimal grooming as they shed very little. Bath them only when necessary to keep their coats water-resistant.

Training

They are intelligent and can be trained easily. Training should always be kept interesting and fun. They will need a firm, fair and consistent trainer for best results on training. Harsh methods will do no good for me, but with positive reinforcement.

Activity

These breeds can perfectly dwell on apartment life. They also do not need too much exercise, thus they can be contented to just stay at home and roam around. They are very playful, active indoors and energetic. They love when they are being played with their masters and appreciates being loved.

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