Dachshunds come in three types of hair: smooth (short hair), long hair and wire hair. Hard coating layer is less common in the U.S. (which is more common in Germany) and the most recent layer appearing in raising standards.
Dachshunds has a variety of colors and designs. They may be of a color, single point ("spill over", the "merle" in other breeds of dogs), and a single color with brown spots, in addition to any standard. Dachshunds also come in tabby. The dominant color is red, the most common, along with black and brown. Elizabeth is a silver / gray in all points of light brown translucent or not at all different points. Two colors dogs can be black pig, wild, chocolate, beige, brown, with "points" or signs on the eyes, ears, feet and tail, beige or cream. The dachshund two colors to be called by its dominant color first, followed by the color of the points, as "black and tan" or "chocolate and cream." Among the other models of Pinto, wherein a white pattern is imposed on the basis of the color or any other pattern, and a lighter red "boars". The range of copper-red to deep rusts, with or without common blacks scattered hairs along the back side, and the edges of the ears, giving character and a respect almost shiny appearance, among breeders and enthusiasts as a "male" or "overlay "or" gray ". True sable is a dachshund with each hair surrounded by three colors: light at the base of red hair, black in the center, at the end. Another surprise is the level brindle default tag. "Brindle" refers to dark stripes on a firm, usually red. If a dachshund is stained with a dark coat and tan, have only brindling tan. Even a single line, the tiger is a single tiger. If a dachshund has a single point a dapple ass.
Solid chocolate dachshunds occur and solid black, and even though dogs with such coloration are often considered handsome, the colors are not standard, ie, the dogs are frowned ring shape in the United States. States. and Canada. Chocolate is commonly confused with dilute red. Moreover, according to the judges of the conformation Dachshund Club of America (DCA) and the American Kennel Club (AKC) the piebald pattern is nonstandard. However, dachshund can still be displayed sound. The lack disqualifying Dachshunds only is deflected forward. While some judges choose to dismiss a dog of color, many choose to judge them and those who are really judging the dog to look beyond the cosmetics of color of a dog and judge the conformation of the first dog. There have been several piebald dachshunds that became AKC champions in 2008. Must be equal among dogs in the ring, the traditional colors contained in the official AKC Standard (governed by the DCA) should be visible in the list.
The dachshunds can sport amber, light brown and green eyes, however, Kennel Club rules state that the darker color of the eyes, the better. They also have two different colored eyes, however, this is only harlequin harlequin dachshund and double. Dachshunds can have one blue eye and one brown. Blue eyes, blue eyes, or in part, one blue eye and one brown eye are called "wall", and is considered a desirable feature in the kennel club standards. Dappled eyes are also possible.
Dogs that are double-spotted pattern Merle has a gray horse, but with several white spots that occur when the gene is expressed dapple double layer are the same. The DCA excludes the "double dapple" within the standard in 2007 and now strictly using the words "gray" as the double dapple gene is often found to cause blindness and deafness. In the wall of the eye is allowed. Dachshunds Pinto eyes blue background will not, unless this is the standard dapple.
The creators can also produce a brindle piebald ass, and although dogs with this color are becoming increasingly popular due to their unique signaling, which are not considered standard and are not allowed to view.