Dachshund – Specific Panel

Unsure about the tests to choose for your dog? Here you can see the most common ones requested for the Dachshund and get the results in just 7-10 working days if genes are tested singularly or as combos or in 3-4 weeks if they are tested in the most comprehensive test called “DogCheck 4.0"

AffinityDNA Animal Icon DachshundDachshund Characteristics

The Dachshund is clever, tenacious and wilful. They can be manipulative, trying to train their master rather than allowing themselves to be trained.

Dachshunds (pronounced DAKS hund) originated in Germany and were bred to hunt badgers and other small animals like rabbits and foxes. In fact, “Dachs” means badger and “hund” means dog. Their shape – short legs and long body – allows them to dig and manoeuvre through tunnels in an attempt to corner and possibly fight the badgers.

Dachshunds are clever, confident creatures. They can be quite stubborn, though, and possess an independent spirit. They love to be around their owners and “help” them do things around the house, like tie your shoes. Their stubbornness comes out during playtime where they tend to follow their own rules. Because of this trait, crate-training is recommended.

Though Dachshunds are rather small, their bark certainly is not. They have a deep, loud bark that they love to use. Dachshunds tend to bond with one person and could become jealous – they may even snap or bite – if their owner is receiving a lot of attention. That said, if socialised as a puppy, Dachshunds do make great family pets because of their amusing, playful nature.

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Dachshund Inherited Disease and Traits Testing Panels

We can offer the below tests for the Dachshund singularly or as combos or as included in the most comprehensive Panel “DogCheck 4.0”:

  • Degenerative Myelopathy DNA Testing which is a screening test for your dog to determine if it carries the genes associated with Degenerative Myelopathy (DM). Click here to read more about the Degenerative Myelopathy Test Kit.
  • Hyperuricosuria DNA Test for Uric Acid is a screening test for your dog to determine if it carries the mutated gene associated with Hyperuricosuria (HUU).

You can choose the best option for you by clicking below:

For the above tests, if done singularly or as combos, we offer the results in 7-10 working days from receipt of samples to the laboratory.

If they are all included in the most comprehensive test called “DogCheck 4.0“, which also gives information about coat colour traits, the turnaround is 3-4 weeks from receipts of the samples to the laboratory. Please refer to the list below to see all the genes tested in this case.

AffinityDNA Animal IconDog Intolerance Test

The Dog Intolerance Test checks for your dog’s sensitivity to 152 food and 48 environmental and artificial allergens.. Click here to read more about the At Home Dog Intolerance Test.

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Dog Paternity Test

Our Dog DNA Paternity Test is a quick and easy way to accurately determine the parentage of your canine. Fast, accurate and conclusive results. Click here to read more about our Dog Paternity Test with mother or Dog Paternity Test without Mother.

 

AffinityDNA Animal Icon Dachshund Interesting Facts

There are three varieties of Dachshund: the short-haired, the wired-haired, and the long-haired. With each of these varieties there are three sizes-standard, miniature and tall. Dachshunds have the widest variations within the breed than any other breed.

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