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Drever dog breed - photos and description

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Main characteristics of the breed

Care:Need regular care
Molt:Shed moderately
Need for activity:Need vigorous daily exercise
Tolerance of loneliness:Moderately addicted
Type of wool:Shorthaired, Smoothhaired
Friendly to strangers:Warning
Intellect:Working intelligence
Learnability:Very easy to learn
Specialization:Hunting, Companions, Watch dogs
Tendency to bark:They love to bark

The Drever Swedish Dachshund is a hunting breed bred in Sweden. This is a medium-sized dog with highly developed hunting instincts. In the past, they were often used exclusively for hunting. Today they are kept as companion dogs in private homes and as guard dogs in country houses. They have well-developed instincts, a confident character and endurance.
  They can work for hours. Attracts attention with loud barking. They drive the prey towards the owner, but are unlikely to allow him to remain in place, calling him to them. Their short legs slow them down, but this makes them easier for hunters to follow. Acts alone or in a group.
  Affection and devotion. He loves his family and will serve her until the end. At home they are obedient, trusting and sensitive to their surroundings. They get along well with children. But only on condition that they behave correctly and do not allow themselves to be temperamental. Calm and careful with others. They do not attack unless there is danger.
  They can get along well with other animals, but only if they were raised with them. They don't treat new pets very well. May treat small animals as prey. Requires early socialization and special training. Inexperienced owners may seem stubborn and stupid. First, it is better to seek help from professionals.
  Can be kept in city apartments, but only subject to constant quality walking; You should walk in the fresh air for at least an hour two to three times a day. Provide your pet with sufficient physical activity during walks and at least occasionally the opportunity to demonstrate its hunting abilities. It is worth choosing a place away from the roadway and strong dogs.
  Drevers make wonderful pets. Not only are they useful for hunting and home guarding, but they also make wonderful companions and can be caring, loving friends.

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