Shiba Inu Dachshund Mix

What is a Shiba Inu Dachshund mix dog breed?

A Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is a hybrid dog breed created by crossing a Shiba Inu with a Dachshund. This mixed breed inherits the best traits from both parent breeds and is known to be an intelligent, active, loyal companion. The average lifespan of a Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is 12-15 years. This mixed breed does well in families with children and other pets. They need moderate exercise and do not require a lot of grooming.

 

 

Parent breed information.

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Shiba Inu.

The Shiba Inu was originally bred to hunt dogs. It is one of the six native Japanese breeds. A smaller Akita-breed, the Shiba Inu is an Akita-breed. Its name means “small dog” in Japanese. Also, this Spitz-type breed is distinguished by its thick, curly tail, pointed ears, and long, straight coat. Shiba Inu dogs are known for being clean and loyal. They have a strong prey instinct and can escape from gardens. These dogs are a great choice for experienced dog owners.

The Shiba Inu’s independence makes it difficult to train. Socialization is where puppies and adults learn to get along with other dogs. Training should be started early to teach the Shiba Inu good canine manners.

Understanding the free-thinking nature of Shiba Inu is crucial to avoid being frustrated. Although Shiba Inu has high intelligence, he may not want to do exactly what you ask. It may be necessary to convince him that obedience is his idea. Working with a trainer familiar with the breed’s independence is essential.

1979 saw the birth of the first litter in America. In 1993, the American Kennel Club Miscellaneous class recognized the Shiba Inu. In 1997, the Non-Sporting Group granted full status to the Shiba Inu.

 

Dachshund

Although the Dachshund may be the smallest hound, he is the most spiritual. Although his distinctive appearance is what first draws attention, those, who have met him know his intelligence, hunting spirit and unwavering devotion to his family.

L. Mencken famously called the Dachshund “a half-dog high, and a dog-and-a-half-long long,” making it one of the most adorable dog breeds in America. The Dachshund is a short-legged, long-backed dog that is willing to fight the badgers. The Dachshund was named the most aggressive dog breed in 2008 by a study published in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Dachshunds, regardless of their size, are a wonderful addition to any family. This is why they have been at the top of most dog lists since 1950. Many affectionate names for Dachshunds include Doxie and hot dog, sausage dog, Doxie and Dashie. Dachshunds are also known as Teckels and Dachsels in Germany. In 1885, the American Kennel Club recognized the Dachshund as a breed.

 

 

Temperament.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is a loyal and affectionate dog that makes a great companion for families with children and other pets. They are intelligent and active, so they need plenty of mental and physical stimulation to stay happy and healthy. This mixed breed dog does well in apartments as long as they get daily exercise. They shed seasonally and require occasional grooming.

 

Health.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is a relatively healthy breed with an average lifespan of 12-15 years. However, like all mixed breeds, they can be prone to some health conditions that are common in both parent breeds. These health conditions include hip dysplasia, von Willebrand’s disease, intervertebral disc disease and epilepsy.

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Care.

The Dachshund Shiba Inu mix is an active dog breed that needs plenty of exercises to stay happy and healthy. A daily walk or play session will suffice, but they will also enjoy hiking, running and playing fetch. This mixed breed dog is relatively easy to groom, although they will shed seasonally. They require occasional brushing and should be bathed only when necessary.

 

 

Size and height.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is a small to medium-sized dog with a height of 20-23 inches and a weight of 30-45 pounds.

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Coat.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix has a double coat that is dense, thick and weather resistant. The topcoat is straight or slightly wavy, and the undercoat is soft and downy. This mixed breed sheds seasonally and requires occasional grooming.

 

Color.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix can be any color or combination of colors that are found in both parent breeds. Standard colors include red, black, tan, cream and white.

 

 

Grooming and shedding.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix has a double coat that is dense, thick and weather resistant. The topcoat is straight or slightly wavy, and the undercoat is soft and downy. This mixed breed sheds seasonally and requires occasional grooming.

Brushing the Dachshund Shiba Inu mix coat once or twice a week will help to reduce shedding and keep their coat looking its best. They should be bathed only when necessary, using a gentle dog shampoo. Their ears should be checked regularly for wax buildup, and their nails should be trimmed monthly.

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Training needs.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is an intelligent breed that is easy to train. They respond well to positive reinforcement techniques such as treats, praise and games. The Dachshund Shiba mix should be socialized early to prevent shyness or aggression around other people and animals. This mixed breed does well in obedience training and can even excel in agility and other dog sports. They need firm, consistent leadership from their owner to prevent them from becoming willful or stubborn.

 

Activity level.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is an active designer dog breed that needs plenty of exercises to stay happy and healthy. A daily walk or play session will suffice, but they will also enjoy hiking, running and playing fetch. This mixed breed is relatively easy to groom, although they will shed seasonally. They require occasional brushing and should be bathed only when necessary.

 

 

Fitness needs.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is an active breed that needs plenty of exercises to stay happy and healthy. A daily walk or play session will suffice, but they will also enjoy hiking, running and playing fetch. This mixed breed is relatively easy to groom, although they will shed seasonally. They require occasional brushing and should be bathed only when necessary.

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Feeding requirements.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix should be fed a high-quality diet that is formulated for small to medium sized dogs. They do well on both dry and wet food, but should have a diet high in protein and low in carbs. This designer breed is prone to obesity, so their food intake should be closely monitored.

 

 

 

Conclusion.

The Shiba Inu Dachshund mix is an active, intelligent and adorable dog that makes a great companion for the right owner. They require plenty of exercises and must be fed a high-quality diet to stay healthy. Also, this designer breed is relatively easy to groom and does well in obedience training. With the proper care, the Shiba Inu Dachshund mix can be a loving addition to your family.

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Date
05 Aug 2022
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