, Place Albert I - B 6530 THUIN ( Belg. )
Standart № 148 / 13.07.2001 /GB
Paschoud and his collaborators, updated by Mrs. C.Seidler.
of publication of the original valid standart: 13.03.2001.
dog above and below ground.
F.C.I . :
Group 4 Dachshunds. With working trial.
historical summary :
The Dachshund, also called Dackel or Teckel, has been known since the
Middle Ages. From the < bracken> , dogs were constantly bred which
were specially suitable for hunting below ground. From these short legged
dogs , the Dachshund
and was recognised as one of the most versatile and useful breeds of
hunting dogs. He also has excellent achievements above ground, hunting
while giving tongue, searching and tracking wounded game. The oldest Club
devoted to the breeding of Dachshunds is the < Deutsche Teckelklub >
e. V.,founded in 1888.For decades the Dachshunds has been bred in three
sizes (Teckel, Miniature Teckel and Rabbit Teckel) and in three different
kinds of coat. (Smooth-haired, Wire-haired and Long-haired).
Low , short legged , elongated but compact build , very muscular with
cheeky , challenging head carriage and alert facial expression. His
general appearanse is typical of his sex . In spite of his legs being
short in relation to the long body ,he is very mobile and lithe.
proportions : With
the distanse above ground level of about one third of the height at
withers , the body length should be in harmonious relation to height at
withers , about 1 to 1.7 - 1.8.
/ temperament : Friendly
by nature, neither nervous nor aggressive, with even temperament.
Passionate, persevering and fast hunting dog with an excellent nose.
as seen from above and in profile. Tapering uniformly towards the nose
leather yet not pointed. Superciliary ridges clearly defined. Nasal
cartilage and bridge of nose, long and narrow.
flat, gradually merning with the slightly arched nasal bridge.
sufficiently broad and strong. Can be opened wide , split to level of
fitting, covering the lower jaw well.
TEETH : Well
developed upper and lower jaw. Scissor bite, even and closing firmly.
Ideally, complete set of 42 teeth according to requirements for a dog*s
mouth with strong Canines exactly fitting into each other.
size, oval, set well apart, with clear energetic yet freiendly expression.
Not peircing. Colour bright, dark reddish brown to blackish brown in
Wall, fish or pearl eyes in dapple dogs are not desired but may be
: Set on
high, not too far forward . Sufficiently long but not exaggerated. Rounded,
not narrow , pointed or folded. Mobile with front edge lying close to
long, muscular. Tight fitting skin on throat. Lightly arched nape of neck,
carried freely and high.
LINE : Blending
harmoniously from neck to slightly sloping croup.
the high withers, topline running from the thoracic vertebrae straight slightly
inclined to the rear. Firm
and well muscled.
muscled. Sufficiently long.
and sufficiently long. Slightly sloping.
well developed and so prominent that slight depressions appear
either side. The ribcage, seen from the front, is oval. Seen from above
and the side,
is roomy, giving plently of space for the heart and lung development. Ribs
carried well back. With correct lenth and angulation of shoulder blade and
upper arm, the front leg covers the lowest point of the sternal line in
and BELLY : Slight
set on too high , carried in continuation of topline. A slight curve in
last third of the tail is permitted.
muscled, well angulated. Seen from front , clean front legs , standing straight
with good strength of bone ; feet pointing straight forward.
muscles. Long sloping shoulder blade, fitting close to chest.
ARM : Equal
in length to shoulder blade , set almost at right angle to same.
boned and well muscled, close fitting to ribs but free in movement.
neither in nor out.
yet so long that the dog*s distance from the ground is about one
of its height at withers. As straight as possible.
JOINTS : Slightly
closer together than the shoulder joints.
from the side, should be neither steep nor noticeably inclined forward.
FEET : Toes
close together, well arched with strong, resistant, well cushioned pads
and short strong nails.The fifth toe has no function but must not be
muscled, in correct proportion to forequarters. Strong angulation
of stifles and hock joints. Hindlegs parallel standing neither close nor
be of good length and well muscled.
( JOINT ) : Broad
and strong with pronounced angulation.
THIGH : Short,
almost at right angle to upper thigh. Well muscled.
JOINT : Clean
with strong tendons.
long, mobile towards lower thigh. Lightly curved forward.
FEET : Four
close knit toes, well arched. Standing firmly on strong pads.
/ MOVEMENT : Movement
should be ground covering, flowing and energetic, with far reaching front
strides without much lift, and strong rear drive movement should produce
slightly springy transmission to backline. Tail should be carried in
harmonious constinuation of backline , slightly sloping. Front and
hindlegs have parallel movement.
dense, shiny, smooth fitting, tight and harsh. Not showing any bald
fully but not too profusely coated. Somewhat longer guard hair on
underside is not a fault.
Red, reddish yellow, yellow , all with or without interspersid black
hairs. A clear colour is preferable and red is of greater value than
reddish yellow or yellow. Even dogs with strongly interspersed black hairs
are classed as whole-colour, not as other colours. White is not desired
but single small spots do not disqualify. Nose and nails black. Reddish-brown
is also permissible but not desirable.
TWO-COLOURED : Deep
black or brown, each with tan or yellow markings ( <Brand> ) over
eyes, on sides of muzzle and of lower lip, on inner edge of leathers, on
forechest, on inside and rear side of legs, also on the feet, round the
vent and from there reaching to about one third or one-half of the
underside of the tail. Nose and nails black in black dogs, brown in brown
dogs. White is not desired but single small spots do not disqualify. Tan
or yellow marking (<Brand>) too wide spread is undesirable.
brindle) : The
basic colour is always the dark colour (black, red or grey ).Desired are
irregular grey or beige patches (large patches not desired).Neither
the dark nor the light colour should be predominant. The colour of a
brindle Dachshund is red or yellow with darker brindle. Nose and toenails
are the same as with the whole-and two-coloured.
exception of muzzle, eyebrows and leathers, perfectly even close fitting,
dense wiry topcoat with undercoat. The muzzle has a clearly definded beard.
Eyebrows are bushy.On the leathers, the coat is shorter than on the body,
and evenly covered with close fitting coat.
light to dark wild boar colour as well as colour of dry leaves. Otherwise
same colours as described under Smooth-haired a-c.
sleek shiny coat, with undercoat and close fitting to body, is longer at
throat and on underside of body. On leathers the hair must extend beyond
the lower edge of ears(feathering).Distinct feathers on rear side of legs.
Achieves its greatest length on underside of tail and there forms a
described in Smooth-haired a-c.
AND WEIGHT/IMPORTANT MEASUREMENTS:
of chest 35 cm. Upper
weight limit about 9 kg.
Dachshund : Circumferense
of chest from 30 to 35 cm measured when at least 15 month old.
Dachshund : Chest
circumferense up to 30 cm measured when at least 15 months.
Standart Dachshund up to about 9 kg.
departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the
seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact
proportion to its degree.
M 3 (Molar 3
) are not to be considered when judging. Lack of 2PM 1 (Premolar1 is not
to be penalised. The absence of PM 2 should be regarded as a fault, if
other than M3 no other teeth are missing, also a departure from the
correctly closing scissor bite.
Weak, long-legged or body trailing on ground.
The absence of teeth other than those described among < faults > or
Wall eye in any colour other than dapple.
folded ear leathers.
Body suspended between shoulders.
Hollow back, roach back.
Marked running up at rear (croup higher than withers) .
Check too weak.
Flanks with whippety-like tuck up.
Badly anqulated fore-and hindquarters.
Narrow hindquarters,lacking muscle.
Cow hocks or bow legs.
Feet turning markedly inwards or outwards.
Heavy, clumsy , waddling movement.
- HAIRED DACHSHUND :
fine or thin. Bald patches on leathers ( leather ear ) , other bald areas.
Coat much too coarse and much too profuse.
Brush like tail.
Tail partially or wholly hairless.
Black colour without any marking ( < Brand > ).
HAIRED DACHSHUND :
Long coat, standing away from body in all directions.
Curly or wavy coat.
Soft coat on head.
Flag on tail.
Lack of beard.
Lack of undercoat.
HAIRED DACHSHUND :
Сoat of equal length all over body.
Wavy or shaggy coat.
Lack of flag ( tail ).
Lack of overhanging feathering on ears.
Pronounced parting in coat on back.
Hair too long between toes.
Very anxious or aggressive nature.
Overshot or undershot mouth, wry mouth.
Faulty position of the lower canines.
Absense of one or more canines; absence of one or more incisors.
Lack of other
premolars or molars.
: The two PM 1, one PM 2 without consideration of M 3 , as mentioned under
Chest : Sternum cut off.
Any fault of tail.
Very loose shoulders.
Knuckling over in pasterns.
Black colour without markings ( Brand ) ; white colour with or without
Brand ) .
than those listed under "Сolour "
animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into