This short legged German breed is known for its big personality, small size, charm, and cleverness. Long and low, the Dachshund comes in many colors and coat types. The Dachshund is clever and responds well to reward-based training. With short legs, this breed requires moderate exercise and several short walks per day. Keeping your new Dachshund lean and fit is essential for optimal health as this pup grows into adulthood. Lots of socialization from a young age will help your Dachshund adjust to positive interactions with strangers. With an adult weight around 7 to 15 pounds, the Dachshund is a perfect breed for life in the city. This cheerful and adorable breed is a great choice for your new best friend!