Yes, long haired dachshunds are good pets. This breed is very loyal and keeps a very strong bond with its owner.
Long haired dachshund can be friendly with children and other pets as long as they are regularly socialized from a young age. Even with proper training, however, dachshunds can be aggressive and should be supervised when interacting with pets or children.
Long haired dachshunds don’t need much maintenance and are moderate shedders, needing weekly brushing and baths at least every two months. This breed also needs regular ear cleaning to prevent infections.
Potential owners should know that dachshunds can be stubborn and have trouble with house training and obedience.