According to Drs. Foster and Smith, dachshunds are a breed of dog that have a higher tendency to suffer from epileptic seizures compared to other dog breeds. The breed can inherit epilepsy from family lineage that passes... More »

The average lifespan of a miniature dachshund is 12 to 14 years. One of the primary health concerns in this breed is obesity, which can lead to intervertebral disc disease. More »

Mini dachshunds are long, active dogs that weigh between one and 11 pounds. The average size is five to six inches in height. Mini dachshunds are a type of terrier that originate in Germany. More »

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Pitbull-type dogs are the breed most frequently associated with serious bites, but Rottweilers and German Shepherd Dogs also frequently top lists of biting breeds, notes the American Veterinary Medical Association. Asses... More »

Any dog breed can howl, but some breeds, such as bloodhounds, Siberian huskies and Alaskan Malamutes, are more likely to do so. Dogs howl as a form of communication or in response to certain sounds. More »

The American Kennel Club provides a list of recognized dog breeds, along with the history and distinguishing characteristics of the breed, at AKC.org/dog-breeds/. Another breed registry, the United Kennel Club, has its o... More »

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Although pit bulls, German shepherds, chow chows, Rottweilers and dobermans frequently are considered the most aggressive breeds of dogs, any dog of any breed can be aggressive. Research shows that training and socializa... More »