Breed group : Hounding, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Hounding, Toy Type: Hybrid
Talent: Herding, Military work, Racing, Sighting, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 10-25 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & Brown, Black & White, Brown & White, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-14 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The Doxie-Chin is a small dog and it is a mix between a Dachshund and a Japanese Chin purebreds. They are also called designer dogs. These dogs are loyal, intelligent, courageous, alert, cheerful and social dogs. These characteristics make them very good family dogs. They are found in a variety of colours and have a coat that is fine and wiry.
The colours for the Doxie-Chin dogs are black, black and tan, brown, red and white.
They have fine and wiry coat.
They are loving, playful, intelligent and cheerful dogs that love to please their owners. They are loyal dogs and would want to be around their family. They may attach themselves with one family member but still would be very good with the rest of the family. They are generally good with children however, supervision is necessary when they are around small children and other pets in the house. They are alert dogs and would only bark if they sense something out of the ordinary or detecting a possible threat. They are good family and watchdogs.
They are low shedding dogs and would require moderate grooming.
They are not as easy to train as some other dog breeds. This is simply due to their independent and willful behavior. They may not show intent to learn and would need firm and consistent training sessions and patience from their owners.
They need moderate exercise routines to keep them fit. Daily walks or playing opportunities indoor or outdoor is sufficient for these dogs.