Alpine Dachsbracke Information & Dog Breed Facts
Collection of all the general dog breed info about Alpine Dachsbracke so you can get to know the breed more.
Other Names |
What other names does the Alpine Dachsbracke have? The dog breed also known as...
|Alpenlandischer Dachsbracke, Alpenländische Dachsbracke, Alpenlandische Dachsbracke, Basset des Alpes, Alpine Basset Hound|
Breed Type |
What type of dog breed is it?
AKC Group |
Is Alpine Dachsbracke recognized by the American Kennel Club?
|Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.|
FCI Group |
Is Alpine Dachsbracke recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
|Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Leash (scent) Hounds section.|
Breed Recognition |
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Alpine Dachsbracke breed?
|American Canine RegistryAmerica's Pet RegistryContinental Kennel ClubDog Registry of America Inc.Federation Cynologique InternationaleNational Kennel ClubAmerican Canine Association, Inc.|
How much does the Alpine Dachsbracke puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Alpine Dachsbracke price:
If you choose to purchase the Alpine Dachsbracke, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Alpine Dachsbracke for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Alpine Dachsbracke gets to a happy place.
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Alpine Dachsbracke size:
How much does the Alpine Dachsbracke weigh? Alpine Dachsbracke weight:
|33 - 40 pounds (15 - 18 kg)|
Avg. Weight |
What is the average weight of the Alpine Dachsbracke? Alpine Dachsbracke average weight:
|36,5 pounds (16,5 kg)|
How tall is the Alpine Dachsbracke? Alpine Dachsbracke height:
|13 - 16.5 inches (34 - 42 cm)|
Avg. Height |
What is the average height of this fido? Alpine Dachsbracke average height:
|14,75 inches (38 cm)|
What type of coat does the Alpine Dachsbracke have? What does this canine coat look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Alpine Dachsbracke's coat?
|Dark deer red|
How to groom the Alpine Dachsbracke and how often?
Easy to groom: The Alpine Dachsbracke doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Alpine Dachsbracke is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level |
How much do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Alpenlandischer Dachsbracke? Alpine Dachsbracke shedding level:
Alpine Dachsbrackes shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Alpine Dachsbracke dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
What kind of personality does the Alpine Dachsbracke have? What characteristics does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank |
How smart is the Alpine Dachsbracke? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Alpine Dachsbracke's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Are Alpine Dachsbracke dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
How playful is this breed?
Alpine Dachsbrackes, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level |
How sensitive are they? Alpine Dachsbracke sensitivity:
Alpine Dachsbrackes have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for moderate punishment.
Affection Level |
How affectionate are they?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs |
How much social interaction does the Alpenlandischer Dachsbracke need? Alpine Dachsbracke social needs:
Alpine Dachsbrackes are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs bark a lot? Why does my Alpenländische Dachsbracke bark?
Average: The Alpine Dachsbracke barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability |
Is Alpine Dachsbracke good as a watchdog?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Alpine Dachsbrackes will alert you if they sense something different.
Do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential |
Do Alpine Dachsbracke bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Alpenlandischer Dachsbracke? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Alpine Dachsbracke? Why do dog bites happen?
The Alpine Dachsbracke has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Alpine Dachsbracke do?
Alpine Dachsbrackes have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Alpine Dachsbrackes need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam |
How likely is the Alpine Dachsbracke to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Alpine Dachsbracke roam?
Alpine Dachsbrackes have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive |
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Alpine Dachsbracke have high prey drive?
Alpine Dachsbrackes have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Alpine Dachsbracke dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly |
Is Alpine Dachsbracke good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walks outside they don't require a big garden.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Alpine Dachsbrackes adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone |
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Alpine Dachsbrackes do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog |
Where Alpine Dachsbracke dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
|Not really |
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Stranger Friendly |
Are they friendly with strangers?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly |
Are Alpine Dachsbracke dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Alpine Dachsbracke and children:
Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the most kid-friendly dogs. If you have children, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Cat Friendly |
How well do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly |
Is Alpine Dachsbracke good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the most dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Alpine Dachsbracke is not a good choice.
Office Friendly |
Are Alpine Dachsbrackes good office dogs? Do Alpine Dachsbrackes make good office friendly dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbrackes be office dogs?
Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly |
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Alpenlandischer Dachsbracke temperament with senior people? Are Alpine Dachsbracke dogs good for elderly owners?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the best breed for elderly people.
Pet Friendly |
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs get along with other pets? Are Alpine Dachsbracke dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners |
Is Alpine Dachsbracke breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog |
Are they good as service dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbracke be a service dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog |
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbracke be a therapy dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog |
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbracke be a sniffer dog?
|Not really |
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) |
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbracke be a search and rescue dog?
|Not really |
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog |
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbracke be a boat dog?
|Not really |
Alpine Dachsbracke breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog |
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Alpine Dachsbracke be a drafting dog?
|Not really |
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Health Issues |
Is it a healthy breed? Do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs have health problems?
The Alpine Dachsbracke is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems |
What health problems does the Alpine Dachsbracke breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Alpine Dachsbracke breed? Health risks of Alpine Dachsbracke:
|Drug SensitivityEar InfectionsIntervertebral Disk DiseasePatellar Luxation|
Life Expectancy |
How long do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Alpine Dachsbracke be?
Is the Alpine Dachsbracke breed hypoallergenic?
Alpine Dachsbrackes don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level |
How much energy does the Alpine Dachsbracke have?
Alpine Dachsbrackes are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need |
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Alpine Dachsbracke dogs require per day?
Alpine Dachsbrackes have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need |
How much sleep does this fido need?
Alpine Dachsbrackes don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption |
How much food does the Alpine Dachsbracke need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
|1/2 to 1 1/2 cups of high-quality dry food a day.|
Weight Gain Potential |
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Alpine Dachsbracke risk for obesity:
High: The Alpine Dachsbracke breed has a strong tendency to overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Alpine Dachsbracke more often. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Alpine Dachsbracke's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate |
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
|Prefers average to cold weather conditions|
The Alpine Dachsbracke can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
The Alpine Dachsbracke has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency |
Does the Alpine Dachsbracke drool?
The Alpine Dachsbracke is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Alpine Dachsbracke could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Alpine Dachsbracke. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.
Gestation Length |
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Alpine Dachsbracke pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Alpine Dachsbracke pregnancy time period:
Reproductive cycle of the female Alpine Dachsbracke: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
|How often can the Alpine Dachsbracke have a litter?||Once a year.|
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size |
How many puppies can the Alpine Dachsbracke have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
Pros & Cons of Alpine Dachsbracke
- Intelligent Rank: Smart: Alpine Dachsbracke's has great intelligence.
- Trainability: Alpine Dachsbrackes are easy to train.
- Apartment Friendly: Alpine Dachsbrackes are apartment-friendly dogs.
- Grooming: Easy to groom: The Alpine Dachsbracke doesn't require a lot of grooming.
- Shedding Level: Alpine Dachsbrackes shed none to minimal.
- Drooling tendency: The Alpine Dachsbracke is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
- Watchdog Ability: Alpine Dachsbrackes are good watchdogs.
- Adaptability: Alpine Dachsbrackes adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
- Good For First Time Owners: Alpine Dachsbrackes are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
- Hypoallergenic: Alpine Dachsbrackes don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
- Weight Gain Potential: High: The Alpine Dachsbracke breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
- Tolerates Being Left Alone: Alpine Dachsbrackes do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
- Child Friendly: Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
- Dog Friendly: Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
- Office Friendly: Alpine Dachsbracke is not the best dog breed for office environment.
- Senior Citizens Friendly: Alpine Dachsbrackes are not the best breed for elderly people.