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The Dachshund and Small Living Spaces: Tips for Apartment Living

If you’re a dachshund lover living in an apartment, you might be wondering how well this breed adapts to smaller living spaces. The good news is that dachshunds can thrive in apartments, thanks to their size and adaptable nature. In this blog post, we’ll explore how dachshunds can coexist happily in compact homes and offer… Read more »

Understanding Dachshund Body Language: Signs and Signals

Dachshunds are known for their distinctive appearance and lovable personalities, but did you know that they also communicate through body language? Understanding your dachshund’s body language can help you better interpret their emotions, needs, and intentions. Tail Position and Movement The position and movement of a dachshund’s tail can convey a range of emotions. A… Read more »

How to Find the Right Dachshund Breeder

When you’re looking to adopt an adorable Dachshund into your home, you need to make sure you adopt one from a reputable breeder. With so many options available, however, it’s essential to navigate the search process with care. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with valuable insights and tips on how to find the… Read more »

Are Dachshunds Good Therapy Dogs?

When it comes to providing comfort and companionship, dogs have a remarkable ability to touch our hearts. Therapy dogs, in particular, play a vital role in various settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and schools. But do all dogs make good therapy dogs? And what about Dachshunds? Let’s explore the world of therapy dogs and… Read more »

The Most Essential Supplies for New Dachshund Owners

You’ve decided to welcome an adorable dachshund puppy into your home. Congratulations! Your dachshund will bring excitement and joy to your home for years to come. However, to ensure your new furry friend settles into your home well, it’s important to have the right supplies on hand. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through… Read more »

What Your Dachshund Puppy Needs for Good Nutrition

America has become an increasingly health conscious nation. We’ve made great strides toward becoming a healthier country, but the effort shouldn’t end with people. Our dachshund puppies need good nutrition as well! Canines, like humans, are omnivores. As any dachshund owner knows, most dogs will eat just about anything you put in front of them,… Read more »

The Importance of Vaccinating Against Parvo

Canine parvovirus, colloquially known as parvo, constitutes one of the foremost health concerns for newborn puppies. This common viral disease is highly contagious, particularly among puppies under the age of four months. Not only is the virus transmissible between dogs via direct contact, it can also survive on surfaces for long periods of time. Likewise,… Read more »

Where Did Dachshunds Come From?

Do you think dachshunds do a double take when the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile drives by, thinking for a brief moment that it might be a gargantuan member of their breed? If they haven’t noticed their likeness to the shape of a hot dog, us humans certainly have. We adore dachshunds for their unique look, finding… Read more »

Preparing for Your Dachshund’s First Trip to the Vet

The last thing you want to think about when you bring your Dachshund puppy home is bringing themto the veterinarian. Unfortunately, much like humans, Dachshund’s are not invincible creatures, and it takes a little bit of care to keep them happy and healthy. The first time you go to the vet with your Dachshund, you… Read more »

Bringing Your New Dachshund Puppy Home: Step-by-Step Instructions

You’ve just adopted an adorable Dachshund puppy. Congratulations! Dachshunds are a wonderful breed and great companions. However, it’s important you’re prepared when you bring your Dachshund home. That’s why we’ve created this list of step-by-step instructions to help your new pup settle into their new home. Getting Ready to Pick Up Your Puppy This may… Read more »

How to Keep Your Dog Active this Winter

Winter is coming at us fast and early this year, which means freezing temperatures and a decrease in daylight hours. However, just because you could do with a little hibernation this season doesn’t mean that your dog can. Despite what the weather may be like outside, it’s very important that your dachshund get the exercise… Read more »

How to Avoid an Online Puppy Scam

We are all eager to bring a four-legged friend into our family, but sometimes that eagerness can cost us. Puppy scams abound on the internet, luring people in with fake photos and listings in order to rob them of their money. It has always been a serious problem, but it has become even worse. According… Read more »

Are Dachshunds Lap Dogs?

You’ve just adopted an adorable dachshund puppy. Congratulations! You will be spend years enjoying the company of this lovable breed, and no doubt you’re looking forward to cuddling with your new puppy. But not all dogs are as cuddly as others. While dachshunds may be small, that does not necessarily mean they are lap dogs…. Read more »

Advice on Swimming with Dachshunds

Certain dog breeds get a reputation for not doing well in the water. Dachshunds are one of them. Due to their small legs and heavier torsos, most dachshunds aren’t natural swimmers. However, it’s important remember that every dog is different and if your dachshund loves to jump in, you can help. Some dachshunds love the… Read more »

Special Health Tips For Miniature Dachshunds

Miniature Dachshunds are loyal, affectionate and, of course, unbelievably cute. These little dogs may seem easy to take care of, but like other breeds, they do require extra care. Consider these health tips when you are caring for your miniature Dachshunds and help them grow into the adorable, smart dogs they are. Be gentle Despite… Read more »

Choosing the Right Veterinarian for Your Dachshund Puppy

The last thing that you want to do is wait until it is absolutely necessary to find a veterinarian for your Dachshund puppy. Just as you will find a primary care physician for your own baby, you will also want to find a quality vet before you bring your puppy home. However, this process can… Read more »

How to Deal with Your Dachshund’s Separation Anxiety

Dachshunds are sociable pack animals. As such, they love being around people and other animals. While this makes them a friendly breed, it can lead to separation anxiety. Separation anxiety is when a dog becomes overly stressed and anxious when their owner(s) leaves home. This condition can range from mild to severe, but thankfully, it… Read more »

How to Leave Your Puppy Home Alone

Nothing warms the soul like having a newborn puppy around. The opportunity to watch them play, learn, and interact with the world through fresh eyes is a truly remarkable experience. At some point, though, we all have to go to work and leave our puppy at home. This is a hard day in the life… Read more »

Understanding the Special Needs of the Dachshund Breed

Dachshunds are a wonderful breed of dog, known as much for their unique look as they are for their warm companionship and lovability. It’s natural for animal lovers to be attracted to the fun, playful, and cuddly aspects of being a pet owner. But in addition to showing your tender, everyday affection, real love and… Read more »

How Did Dachshunds Develop Their Distinctive Bodies?

Have you ever wondered where dachshunds get their unique body shape? They’re long and skinny, with short little legs – not exactly your typical pup! As it turns out, these unique dogs have something called a “wolf gene” to thank for their short limbs and long torsos, and it actually started way back before the… Read more »