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Dachshund And Rottweiler Had ‘Accidental Litter’ And Their Offspring Took Over The Internet

Dachshund And Rottweiler Had ‘Accidental Litter’ And Their Offspring Took Over The Internet

Thanks to interbreeding, the process where two dogs mate to produce offspring, there are many unique and diverse dog breeds worldwide.

Labradoodles, Goldendoodles, Puggles, Pomskies, Bernedoodles, and many more were all created with interbreeding.

Recently, a new breed of dog has emerged on the internet, turning heads and melting the hearts of every hooman who sees it.

Meet Albie

cute and happy black dog
Source: @thetheakers

Albie is a two-year-old sweetheart who is the offspring of a dachshund father and a rottweiler mother.

Even though he was born into an “accidental litter”, there is no such thing as an accident when it comes to this beauty with his adorable sausage body and large, adorable rottie face.

Being so amazed by his appearance, his hooman, Kylie Theaker, decided that others needed to see it, too. After posting a video on TikTok that generated a lot of views and comments, Theaker knew that she had a very special boy in her life.

“I really enjoy when I come across an unusual dog, and I’ve ever met one quite like Albie. He thinks he’s one of the big dogs, but he also thinks that he can prance about and play flight with tiny ones like this,” Theaker said in the video. 

big dog and small dog
Source: @thetheakers

In an interview with Newsweek, Theaker stated that Albie was actually her brother’s dog whom he adopted. As soon as everyone met him, they fell in love.

Theaker recalled that she took the pup to her grandmother’s nursing home one time in order to cheer her and the other residents up. Of course, the plan worked like a charm.

They absolutely loved him, and it gave them a little laugh to see such a unique mix,” she told Newsweek.

And, while on their way home, two guys driving a work van caught a glimpse of Albie, pulled over, and started asking about his breed, as they had never seen anything like it.

close view of cute black dog
Source: @thetheakers

Interbreeding And Its Risks

Even though interbreeding is used to help improve breed bloodline qualities, it is important to note that there are some risks that can affect the health and well-being of the resulting puppies.

Genetic Disorders: One of the most significant risks of inbreeding is the high chance of passing on genetic disorders such as heart defects, hereditary cancers, blindness, or neurological disorders.

Physical and Behavioral Issues: Interbreeding can also cause physical problems, such as skeletal disorders and even heart conditions, as well as behavioral issues, including increased aggression, anxiety, or depression.

Shorter Lifespan: Health issues caused by interbreeding can not only impair their overall quality of life but also shorten the pup’s lifespan. As all of the health issues accumulate, they can significantly reduce the lifespan of the doggo.

These are just a couple of examples of why responsible breeding practices are important. Luckily, Albie’s health is in perfect condition now, and I sure do hope that it will stay this way, allowing him to be his happy, adorable self.