This dog itself is quite small in size, and the rat terrier dachshund mix lifespan can be up to 15 years. The toy rat dixie dog is full of energy and great at multiple activities such as hunting.

The toy rat doxie, or rat terrier dachshund mix, is a dog breed that has purebred parents. These ‘designer dogs’ usually have multiple differences amongst them as they are the offsprings of first-generation breeds.

The Dachshund is one of the parents of a rat terrier dachshund mix and is a German-bred dog mainly used for hunting small animals, and relatively larger animals in packs.

The Rat terrier is an American bred dog and was also used for hunting, but its hunting criteria were limited to pests and small rabbits.

The toy rat doxie is quite friendly. They love lazing around but if need be, they will have bursts of energy where they play and find out different activities to keep them occupied.

As compared to other dogs, the toy rat doxie is relatively smaller. The rat terrier dachshund mix weight is around 10-28 pounds.

As omnivores, they do have standards as to what they do or do not eat. It is recommended to feed your toy rat doxie premium dry food that is specifically made for dogs.

The Toy rat doxie enjoys various types of activities such as swimming, digging, taking walks, and hunting. Since they are quite small, these types of dogs are suitable if you live in an apartment.

Toy rat doxies may not require much grooming, but need to be brushed at least 3 times a week. Shedding may more or less depend on the type of coat they have.

It has been noted designer dogs usually tend to have fewer health problems as compared to purebred dogs. However, they do tend to inherit diseases from their parents.