How long will my Dachshund live?

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The median (average) age of death in our 2018 Breed Survey was 11:

Smooth 13, Long 12, Wire 12

Mini Smooth 10, Mini Long 12, Mini Wire 12

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Our surveys also show the average age of death associated with different conditions:

  • Old age = 13

  • Cancer = 11

  • Heart disease = 9

  • IVDD (Back disease) = 5

  • Other neurological conditions  = 9