Miniature Dachshund Dog Breed Information


The miniature dachshund is immediately recognisable dog breeds in the UK. The dachshund has long been a home favourite and is ranked in the Top 20 Most Popular Dogs.


The miniature dachshund tends to cost in the region of £1000 (£1400 for KC registered varieties), so if you see dachshund puppies for sale in a newspaper or online do keep this price in mind.


A miniature dachshund is expected to live between 14-17 years on average, is usually around 15cm in height and generally weighs in at between 4-5kg.


Miniature Dachshunds are challenging to train with an above average intelligence and require a moderate of exercise to stay satisfied. They require constant company and don't like being left alone even for short periods of time.


Here at Hoobynoo, the miniature dachshund is one of our most popular requests for dog tags. Our personalised dog id tags featuring miniature dachshunds remained in our Top 20 for most of 2018. Our vast selection of miniature dachshund accessories can be found HERE.


  • What is the legal requirement for Dog Tags in the UK?

    Here is what the law states on dog tags in the UK, followed by our suggestions for information you should (and should not) include on your dog tags:

Every dog while in a public place should wear a collar with the name and address of the owner inscribed on the collar or on a plate or badge attached to it.

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For more info, click our page on Dog Law 2019 HERE.