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Long Haired Dachshund - Standard

standard Long Haired Dachshund

The type to aim for. Picture supplied by the Eastern Counties D.A.

Extract from the Eastern Counties D.A. pages ----
"The origins of the Dachshund can be traced back to working dogs that could go to ground after game such as badgers. Today, the breed, which is characterised as "long, low and level", is popular both as a show dog and pet".------"Dachshunds are still used by some people for working; typically tracking fallen deer, and these are often called Teckels. They tend to be slighter in body and longer in the leg than "show" Dachshunds, but are highly regarded for their working ability and "good noses".-----"Long-haireds are the "glamour kids", with feathering on their ears and tails and long, silky body coats. These coats need regular grooming to keep them tidy and to avoid matting. Colours are Black & Tan, Red (ranging from Cream to Shaded Red) and Silver Dapple. Brindle (tiger-striped) also occurs.
(Thanks to Ian Seath for this description)

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This breed has Kennel Club Challenge Certificates at most Championship Shows.

UK & Irish Clubs

Update Club Name Contact Phone number Homepage Email
2004 Dachshund Club of Wales Mrs. C. Geraldine Brace 029 20614339 yes no
2004 Eastern Counties DA Ian Seath 01628 529936 yes yes
2004 Long Haired Dachshund Club Mr Watkins 01923 896934 yes No
2004 Northern Long-Haired DHA Andy Bethel 0161 775 7167 No No
2004 Scottish Dachshund Club Mr. Alistair Liddle 01450 860294 no yes
2004 Dachshund Club Molly Owen 01745 331503 yes yes


weigh 20 - 26 lbs Quitereserved House betterdifficultDailyyes

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? Mrs V Franklin 01734 732388 Wokingham No no

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