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Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Scenthound group.

Weight:

33-40 pounds (15-18 kg).

Height:

13-16 inches (34-42 cm) at the shoulders.

Color(s):

Standard colours for Alpine Dachsbrackes include brown, black and tan, and red and black.

Coat:

These dogs have short, smooth, and dense coats.


Overview

Character:

Alpine Dachsbrackes are very intelligent and friendly dogs. With their excellent personalities, these dogs make great companions for families and children.

Country of Origin:

Austria.

History:

Even in ancient times, dogs resembling the Alpine Dachsbracke were already in existence. During the 1880s, Alpine Dachsbrackes accompanied Crown Prince Rudolf of Habsburg on hunting trips to Egypt and Turkey. Austria was officially declared this breed's country of origin in 1975.

Name:

In Austria, this breed is known as the Alpenländische Dachsbracke.

Temperament:

Alpine Dachsbrackes are fearless and robust dogs. They get along well with children as well as with other dogs and other pets. However, as hunters, these dogs often have a strong prey drive.


Care

Training:

Alpine Dachsbrackes are intelligent dogs and are quite easy to train, especially for hunting purposes.

Activity:

These dogs are quite active but can do well in apartments as long as they receive plenty of regular exercise.

Ownership:

Alpine Dachsbrackes are excellent companions and are very good around children. These dogs have a high level of stamina and require regular, daily exercise. While it's ideal to have a yard for Alpine Dachsbrackes, they are still suitable for apartment living as long as their exercise requirements are met. These dogs live for approximately twelve years and have easy-to-maintain coats.


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