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Toy Rat Doxie

Toy Rat Doxie

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Toy Rat Doxie Build Information

The Toy Rat Doxie is a hybrid dog resulting from the cross of the American Rat Terrier with the Dachshund. These small dogs may have either a smooth, wire-haired, or long-haired coat that comes in a multitude of colors that include mixes of black, red, blue, tan, brindle, and many others.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Born with a strong prey drive, Toy Rat Doxie dogs are animated and lively. They generally attach strongly to one person and will be affectionate with its owner. They should be socialized and trained from an early age as they can become unwieldy and difficult to control when older if untrained. Toy Rat Doxies tend to lounge and be lazy while indoors, but will enjoy a good session of play or short walks to burn off energy.

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


Colors:Black, Black & Cream, Black & Tan, Black & White, Blue, Red, Tri-Color
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Toy Rat Doxie Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train
Hunting Companion:Yes
Ideal for Tracking:Yes