What Is the Average Price for a Dapple Dachshund Puppy?
As of May 2014, the price of dapple Dachshund puppies generally ranges from around $400 to over $1,100 each. The price of a dapple Dachshund puppy will vary depending on location, breeder and bloodline, and invariably a reputable breeder will require a $100 to $200 non-refundable deposit.
Dapple Dachshunds are multicolored dogs that are known as "Merle" in other breeds. They typically have blue or green eyes and occasionally double-dapple puppies are available. Double dapples are more expensive and are produced when two dapples are bred together. Double dapples have a higher instance of being born deaf, blind, or having other birth defects.
The best way to differentiate between a dapple and double dapple Dachshund is by looking at the eyes. If they are a bright blue, chances are, the dog is double dapple.