The latest KC Breed Records Supplement gives us the number of Dachshunds registered in 2016:
- Smooth 285
- Long 180
- Wire 544
- Mini Smooth 4576
- Mini Long 899
- Mini Wire 681
The inexorable rise in popularity of Mini Smooths saw a 33% increase in registrations over 2015. They are now the 11th most popular KC registered breed (up from 16th in 2015).
The charts below show the registration trends since 1999.
Over this period, in the Miniatures, the Mini Smooths have increased by about 400%. Mini Longs have declined by about 40% while the Mini Wires have remained roughly static (based on the linear trend line).
In the Standards, the Smooths and Longs have each declined in popularity by about 20% while the Wires have increased by about 50% (based on the linear trend line).