The Doxiepoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Dachshund and the Mini Poodle breed. The Doxiepoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 7 - 15 lbs
- Height: 7 - 13 inches
- Color: Doxiepoos have a wide variety of colors and patterns. They can be single-colored, single-colored with spots (“dappled”- called “merle” in other dog breeds), and single-colored with tan points plus any pattern. Doxiepoo also come in piebald. The dominant color is red, the most common along with black and tan.
The Doxiepoo is a courageous breed who is intelligent and sociable. They can be wary of strangers but love their families to pieces! This breed will be loving & loyal.
The Doxiepoo life expectancy is between 12 – 15 years. Health concerns to watch for in the Doxiepoo are:
• Eye & Ear Problems
• Heart Disease
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
Their coats can be curly & non-shedding, similar to the Poodle. They can also be slightly wavy and a medium length.
Brushing and shampooing weekly is recommended. Clipping every 6 - 8 weeks will also help maintain their coats from tangling or matting. Clipping closer to the body can also help in the maintenance of their coat.