Breed group : Toy, Hounding
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GENERALBreed group: Toy, Hounding Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 6-12 lbs Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & Brown, Black & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 12-16 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Papshund breed is a cross of the Papillon and the Dachshund breeds. They are very protective of their owners but they are very sweet and loving dogs. As they are very energetic, exercise is very important to keep them happy and balanced dogs.
The color of the coat may depend on its predecessors' colors. The colors can vary from black, brown or white.
Regular brushing of about 2-3 times a week should be done religiously to keep their coat tangle-free. The length would depend on their predecessors. It could be the long, the wire and the short coat.
This breed is known to be very sweet and loving yet protective of his owners. They tend to be territorial but they make great watchdogs since they bark loudly.
The Papshund needs moderate grooming to keep them happy and healthy. Depending on the length of coat that it will acquire, the coat should be brushed regularly throughout the week.
The Papshund breed tends to be stubborn in nature thus, making training a little bit more challenging. A little bit of Consistency and patience should make training successful. The breed should be socialized earlier in life to ensure they grow up to be confident dogs.
This breed is highly energized which requires regular exercise to keep them a balanced dog. They tend to find other ways to burn their energy when bored so try to avoid that they go into that state.