Dachshunds’ are playful little clowns with a good sense of humor. They are loyal and very clingy to their owners and believe that he is entitled to share sleeping space with his master.
Dachshunds are good family pets and make a wonderful house dog. However, they’re fussy attention seekers who will bark endlessly if ignored. On the positive side, these hounds also bark sharply at approaching strangers, warning you of imminent danger or when someone’s at the door. You may need to train them on excessive barking traits. Though intelligent, Dachshunds prefer doing things their way. They’re stubborn, proud dogs who oppose force and they may growl or snap if handled harshly.
Comparing Dachshund varieties:
1. Wirehaired Dachshunds: most energetic, mischievous, and the most stubborn.
2. Longhaired Dachshunds: quiet and sweet-natured.
3. Smooth Dachshunds: Aloof with strangers, and loyal to their masters.