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Dachshund Mix: Which One Is Right For You?

Dachshund Mix: Which One Is Right For You?

Are you currently looking for a new puppy to adopt into your family? Then you should absolutely consider one of the Dachshund mix dog breeds! There are a bunch of Weiner crossbreeds that are just waiting to win over your heart. But not every one of them will be the right fit for you.

That’s why we will go over the most common Sausage hybrid dogs in this article. Because trust us — there is one for every lifestyle. You just have to make the most realistic choice. But good news is that every one of them is devoted to its owner, endlessly loving and a great companion.

So let’s dive into the most popular Dachshund mix dog breeds, shall we?

Dachshund + Corgi = Dorgi

The Corgi Dachshund mix is a small but feisty dog breed
The Corgi Dachshund mix loves nothing more than being with his family.

Loving, loyal and intelligent, the Corgi Dachshund mix loves nothing more than being with his family. But on the downside, they can be quite possessive. That’s why it’s important to socialize them from an early age.

Since he comes from two hunting breeds, he is always looking for something to pursue. That’s why you have to be careful when he’s off the leash.

Both the dachshund and the Welsh corgi are known to be loud dogs, so this mixture is probably the same. Dachshunds were bred to bark underground so that their masters know where they are.

When it comes to their size, Dachshunds and Corgis are pretty similar.

The Corgi and Dachshund are actually of a pretty similar size. Their crossbreed will be somewhere between 9 to 11 inches tall, and weighs between 20 to 30 pounds.

With an expected lifespan of 12 to 15 years, the parent breeds of this mixture are generally healthy.

They are prone to back problems and obesity. So be careful when it comes to their diet, because they can’t do excessive exercise.

For more info, read our full article about the Dorgi.

Dachshund + Yorkie mix = Dorkie

The origins of the Dorkie are pretty blurred. But it is believed that he was most likely produced in the USA during the 90’s.

The Dorkie can inherit characteristics from both parent breeds. So you never now what exactly you’re going to get.

The Dorkie dog weighs between 5 and 12 pounds. And stand between 5 and 10 inches. Needless to say, the Dorkie is going to be a tiny dog!

The fur of a Dorkie can be soft and short or smooth and long. It is available in various colors, including black and tan, gray, gold and black.

His temperament is difficult to predict. However, most of them are gentle and loving, love to deal with people, and are very intelligent.

They often connect with one person in the family. They also love to cuddle and are happy to be with other pets and children. And like both parent breeds, they are very protective and bark a lot.

Both the Yorkie and Dachshund breeds live between the ages of 12 and 15. So the lifespan of a Dorkie is about 13 years.

No special health problems of the Dorkie are known. But both parent breeds are prone to skin problems and allergies, so their cross may be too.

Still left with some unanswered questions? Read our full article on the Dachshund Yorkie mix.

Dachshund + Jack Russell = Jackshund

The Dachshund Terrier Mix is a crossbreed that is feisty and smart
As friendly as these pups are towards their family, they can have a hard time around strangers. That’s why we always recommend to socialize your dog as early as possible.

The Jackshund is a short-haired and loving pup, and is one of the Dachshund Terrier mixes. He is protective, alert and very affectionate.

These pups are born to be complete goofballs! They are full of zest, lust for life, and an endless amount of energy.

Even though they are small, they are still super protective of their owners. That’s why they have such a hard time with strangers.

Like we already said, the Jackshund has a short coat. Common coat colors are tan, brown, white, black or apricot. Most of them also have different markings on their coat. They are mostly black, white or a shade of brown.

Usually, they are about 11–14 inches tall at the shoulders, and they weigh around 30 pounds. Generally speaking, they are small dogs and therefore great for apartments. But the Jackshund will also appreciate bigger homes with backyards and more space.

In most cases, the Dachshund Jack Russell cross is a low shedder. Great news, right? Their hair will fall off seasonally, but that is to be expected.

The average life expectancy of a Jackshund is 12 to 15 years. They can inherit health problems from each of their parent breeds. The most common ones are back problems, various eye problems, obesity and skin problems.

Learn more about the Dachshund Terrier mix.

Dachshund + Beagle mix = Doxle

This adorable cross is a mixture of two wild hunting breeds — The brave Dachshund and the faithful Beagle.

Beagle Dachshund mixtures are a joyful and caring breed that are as sweet as they are loving.

These dogs require only a little exercise and a lot of cuddling at the end of the day. They are a bit stubborn when it comes to training, but if you are patient, these smart dogs will be able learn.

These puppies are larger than the average Dachshund and do not quite have such a long body. Their wide, strong chest makes these puppies appear courageous and powerful to match their equally courageous personality.

Typically, the Beagle Dachshund mixture weighs 20 to 30 pounds and is about 8 to 15 inches in size. However, if they are bred by a miniature Dachshund parent, they are slightly smaller.

Beagle Dachshunds are cute, friendly dogs that enter into very close relationships with their family members.

These puppies want to be with their loved ones at all times. They enjoy being the focus of attention and will seek affection from everyone in the room.

But you have to keep an eye on the health of your mixture. They are prone to joint problems, obesity, diabetes and epilepsy.

Thankfully, most of them are healthy dogs that live between 12 to 14 years.

Left wanting to know more? Here’s our full article on the Doxle.

Dachshund + Poodle = Doxiepoo

This unique mix can easily win its way into your heart with its fun-loving personality and petite size.
This unique mix can easily win its way into your heart with its fun-loving personality and petite size.

This unique mix can easily win its way into your heart with its fun-loving personality and petite size. This breed is perfect for families and singles alike. The Dachshund Poodle Mix is an affectionate and deeply devoted dog that embodies the best traits of both his parent dog breeds.

This is a relatively new designer dog and has been in existence for only 20 or 30 years. This one came the same as many other breeds in the 90s. With a soft and curly coat, the Dachshund Poodle mix is considered to be a hypoallergenic mixed breed. Which means they aren’t accepted by the American Kennel Club.

Sweet, short, and sassy, the Doxiepoo does well in an apartment or a large suburban house. This loyal and loving personality means that he’ll always be thrilled to see you when you come home. But, this dog is prone to separation anxiety.

These dogs are also pretty loud and love to bark. They can bark randomly and that could be a problem at night when everyone gets to sleep. Your neighbors won’t be too thrilled either.

Doxiepoo puppies from puppy mills can suffer from numerous health and behavioral disorders, including aggression, fear, internal parasites, and respiratory issues. Always ensure you’re buying your new dog from a professional breeder. Their average life expectancy is between 13 to 15 years.

The average cost of a Dachshund Poodle Mix is around $250. But, some Doxiepoo pups can cost as much as $2,000, depending upon their lineage.

Learn more about the Doxiepoo.

Dachshund + Golden Retriever mix = Golden Weiner

The Golden Weiner is a very unusual mix that combines two popular breeds with very, very different personalities and even body shapes.

A Golden Weenie sounds kind of funny but also great. However, there are a few things you need to take into consideration before getting a Golden Retriever Dachshund Mix.

When it comes to the size of the Golden Weenie, we can’t really say precisely, because of the huge difference in the size of the parents. However, we can say that the mix weighs on an average between 30 to 60 pounds. Their height ranges anywhere from 10 to 23 inches. Their lifespan is between 10 and 14 years.

To get the Golden Weiner you can only combine a male Dachshund and a female Golden Retriever. This is due to their notable physical differences because the opposite is too much of a risk to both mother and puppies.

The Golden Dox has many characteristics of a Golden retriever. For example, they are real people lovers! They love being around humans and cuddling. The Golden Weenie especially loves children, this is why they make the ideal house pet!

It’s important to state that this mix is highly energetic, which means they need at least 60 minutes of play a day to release all their pent-up energy! So if you’re a couch potato, this dog might not be for you.

The Dachshund and the Golden Retriever have different health problems, so crossbreeding the two different dog breeds can double the risk of the offspring. The most common ones are obesity, joint problems, epilepsy and bloating.

Still some unanswered questions? Read our full article on the Dachshund Golden Retriever cross.

My name is Katy and I am 27. I love to travel and you would be surprised how good I am at karaoke. 🙂 Passionate dog lover and a "mother" to a beautiful toy puddle named Zara. I work as a volunteer in a local shelter and I am a veterinary assistant helping our four-legged friends every day.