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Dachshund age in human years


Dachshund is a small dog breed adored for unique looks, lively personality, and intelligence, though sometimes may be stubborn.

Dachshunds live from 12 to 16 years, according to the AKC. Their average lifespan is 14 years (which is longer than the average dog's lifespan). They are generally a healthy breed, provided they have a healthy diet and enough exercising. This gives Dachshund a good chance of living longer.

If you have a Dachshund, you might wonder how old your dog is in human years. To answer this question, first, you need to know your Dachshund's dog age. Then convert it using the estimations to calculate small dog age in human years:

  • the first Dachshund's year equals 15 human years;
  • the second year adds 9 more years to the human age;
  • each subsequent year equals 4 years in human years.

Here’s a table you can use to find a Dachshund age equivalent in human years:

Dachshund age Human age
1 year 15 years
2 years 24 years
3 years 28 years
4 years 32 years
5 years 36 years
6 years 40 years
7 years 44 years
8 years 48 years
9 years 52 years
10 years 56 years
11 years 60 years
12 years 64 years
13 years 68 years
14 years 72 years
15 years 76 years
16 years 80 years
17 years 84 years
18 years 88 years
19 years 92 years
20 years 96 years
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Some interesting facts about Dachshunds:

  • Dachshunds become sexually mature between 6 and 12 months of age
  • By the age of 8 months, Dachshunds typically reach their adult weight and height
  • Some Dachshunds can live till the age of 20 years
  • Rocky the Dachshund holds an unofficial record of the oldest Dachshund that ever lived. He died at the age of 25 years old (approximately at the age of 116 years in human years)

Dachshund age chart

Dachshund age chart in human years