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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-14 Years

Crestoxie Build Information

The Crestoxie dog comes from the cross breeding of the Chinese Crested with the Dachshund purebred. They are small to medium size, with maximum height of 18 inches. They are either have hairless bodies with hairs on head, ears, and legs similar to the Chinese Crested or fully-bodied fine and wiry hair that's black, black and tan, brown, and red in color.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):18-20 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Crestoxies are very alert, social, loyal, courageous, and cheerful dogs. They can make good family pets, provided they don't inherit the willful traits of the Dachshund parent. Training Crestoxies is difficult, requiring firm and consistent sessions. They do require a fair bit of exercise and daily play sessions.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Moderate Friendly


Colors:Black, Gray, Light Brown
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Crestoxie Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Meet the Chinese Crested and Dachshund mix!