All That You Should Know About a Beagle Dachshund Mix

Are you looking for a loyal companion to get rid of the loneliness that your new job in the new city has thrust upon you? Why not try the Doxle; he will make a great choice indeed! But before you invest in one, take all other considerations into account and make sure that this beagle dachshund mix is the right choice for you. You need to know for sure that he is that loyal caring friend who will banish your loneliness with his companionship.

In case you have doubts, just go through a basic fact file to make an informed decision. :-)

General Information

The Doxle is a hybrid between the purebreds Dachshund and Beagle. They have a long body just like the Dachshund, large ears, and short legs.


The average height of the Doxle is between 9 and 11 inches.


The Doxle has an average weight between 16 and 18 pounds.


Doxles are found in various colors but the most common of Doxle colors are black, brown, black and tan, red and white and even a mix of all these colors.

The Doxle can have two kinds of coat: either fine or wiry and rough coat.


Doxles make an ideal family pet; they are very gentle and affectionate as well as extremely patient and playful. They are loyal and very social. They love to spend their time with the family. If your family has children, your Doxle will very soon bond with them. If your home has other pets, he will be good with them too.

Their naturally happy disposition and charm are an instant hit with most guests you bring home.

They generally love to live in houses with a yard, but if you provide them with ample exercise opportunities, then even apartment lifestyle will suit them.

Doxles are also very alert and this makes them good guard dogs.

Curiosity is another significant trait of a Doxle. They try to smell everything they find and try to dig things up, a trait which they inherit from their Dachshund heritage.
Health problems

Usually, Doxles don’t suffer from any inherent health problems, but you can never be too sure. So, best know the probable health issues that might befall your beloved pet.


Regular grooming and brushing is enough to take care of your doxle’s coat.


Training a Doxle is easy: they are an intelligent breed and they make quick learners.


Doxles are very active in nature and you will have to provide him with lots of playing and running opportunities; at least 20 to 30 minutes per day. They love going for walks and playing fetch games.

Life Expectancy

Once you acquire a Doxle; expect him to accompany you for at least 10 to 15 years.

So, what do you think? :-)

After all this information, it should not be too difficult for you to decide if this is the pet you want. Doxles are an adorable pet. Bring one home and see how you and your apartment becomes a trove of positive energy and vibrancy.

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