After going through a lot of articles in this blog, now we have thought about bringing an article on doxie dogs. Some people often get confused about this name but actually doxie dog is the nick name of the very popular dog breed Dachshund. It is normally a short legged and long body dog breed with a very amazing body structure. This body structure has made them so famous around the world that people loves to see their picture for entertainment. You will rarely found a dachshund shaped dog breed except some others. Anyways read this article to get an outline idea about this dog breed and at the end see some really beautiful pictures.
Cute and Amazing Dachshunds Pictures
History tells that Dachshund were mainly bred in Germany where they were known as badger dogs. Illustrations have been found that their existence were from the 15th century. Those early dachshunds actually varied a lot in size and structure. This breed is also known as Tackel in Germany. The breed has been slowly refined with time over the 18th and 19th century. Actually they wanted to develop a fearless dog capable of hunting and this gave birth to the Dachshund. Information has been found that Doxie became pets from the 18th century.
Doxie is often known as the curious, charming, lively and brave dog breeds. Normally they are very active in nature and have a great sense of humor. They are known to be very loyal towards their family and specially the owners. Dachshund are very much attached to the family and they are so social that they will never mind to sleep under your single blanket. Although they were bred for hunting purposes and were mainly used to hunt rabbits, foxes and other tunneling animals but now has become a great family companion due to their massive versatility.
There are three varieties of dachshunds that you will found the short haired, long haired and the wire haired. The size and weight differs with the variety .Overall they are very muscular and are strong enough to tackle their enemies. They also have a large color variety which ranges from black, red, chocolate, Isabella, cream, golden to platinum. Even Bicolor Doxie are also found all over the world. Dachshunds are mainly very clever in nature and slightly difficult to train. They need a very strict training from their early ages. So it is always recommended to train a Doxie by a professional dog trainer.
Dachshund love to be independent and will never like anyone interfering in their personal matters. They are very playful and enough to make you tired at home. If you are looking forward to bring this dog home, you should be very patient and firm in front of them. We have told earlier that Doxie was mainly bred for hunting so that’s the reason some individuals may show some signs of a hunting breed. Apart from all these dachshunds are very loud dogs and have very deep barks.
Black & Tan longhaired Dachshund Puppy
Cutest Dachshunds EVER
I am Top of the World
Smile for camera
Now the most important part is that as a pet dachshund is really good but actually you have to spend a lot of time on them if you are thinking them as your family member. They need a lot of care. They can grow very fat and lazy if you don’t care of them. You have to put them on enough work and exercise. Always monitor the food intake capacity to keep them fit and free from various diseases. Doxie dogs are very prone to slipped disks which may actually lead them to paralysis if not cured well. Look down for some really amazing pictures of Doxie dogs.