How to Protect Your Dachshunds from the Summer Sun

How to Protect Your Dachshunds from the Summer Sun

Did you know that dachshund puppies can get sunburn just like humans? it’s true! Their sensitive skin is prone to sunburns and skin cancers just like ours. As such, it’s important that you protect your pup from the summer sun by being mindful of their outside play and using sunscreens when necessary. Watch out for… Read more »

Choosing the Right Dog Groomer for Your Dachshund

Choosing the Right Dog Groomer for your Dachshund

Just like we need to practice proper hygiene in our own lives, it’s important to ensure that our pups get the same attention, too. Think about it; we’ve all had those moments where we just need a long, hot shower, or a trip to the salon to get us back to feeling normal again. Our… Read more »

Grooming a Dachshund: Longhaired, Wirehaired, or Shorthaired

Grooming a Dachshund

Properly grooming your dachshund will go a long way toward ensuring their lasting happiness and health. Some grooming practices should be performed daily, while others can be more intermittent. Plus, by making grooming a regular habit, your dachshund will gradually grow to be comfortable with the routine. Whether they’re a shorthaired, wirehaired, or longhaired, below… Read more »

Food Allergies in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Food Allergies in Dogs

Puppies, just like people, can be allergic to certain foods in their diet. These allergies can manifest in a number of ways and can be hard to determine given the diverse mix of ingredients in many puppy and dog food brands. Thankfully, food allergies can be identified and managed with a diet regimen. When do… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Heartworm

Everything You Need to Know About Heartworm

In our previous blog post, we talked about the dangers of canine parvovirus and the benefits of getting your dog vaccinated. Now, we turn our attention to another common yet deadly disease—heartworm. This potentially fatal disease is difficult to cure, but it is easy to prevent. Here is everything you need to know to keep… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Parvo

Everything You Need to Know About Parvo

Canine parvovirus (or “parvo” for short) is one of the most serious health threats your young dachshund puppy will ever face. Discovered in 1967, parvo quickly became a deadly and easily transmittable disease. However, it is also an easily preventable disease. To keep your dog safe and healthy, read over our guide on the parvo… Read more »

What Should I Feed My Dachshund?

What Should I Feed My Dachshund?

Dachshunds will eat absolutely anything. Whatever and however much you decide to put in front of them, they will put forth their best effort to eat every last bite. So, it goes without saying that the dachshund is not a breed that can be relied upon to regulate their own diet. Weight problems in dachshunds… Read more »

How to Introduce Your Dogs

How to Introduce Your Dogs

Bringing home a new dog always has its challenges. This is especially the case when you already have one dog at home. When introducing a new pup, your old dog could get defensive. As such, it’s important to respect the old dog’s territory and slowly ease your new dog into your family’s lives. Start on… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Raw Dog Food for Your Dachshund

The Pros and Cons of Raw Dog Food for Your Dachshund

We want to give our dachshunds the best. The best bed, the best home, the best companionship, and, of course, the best food. Raw dog food has become increasingly popular in recent years. Many owners swear by the benefits, and yet, it’s not a perfect solution. To help you decide what kind of food to… Read more »

How to Care for Your Senior Dachshund

How to Care for Your Senior Dachshund

When we first adopt our dachshunds, they are lovable balls of energy and loyal companions. While this will always stay true, over time, they will start to slow down. Dachshunds, just like humans, will age. This doesn’t make them any less lovable or loyal, but it does mean they’ll need some extra care and attention…. Read more »

Why Do Dachshunds Dig at the Bed?

Why Do Dachshunds Dig at the Bed?

If you’re the owner of a lovable dachshund, you’ll notice that they have a lot of quirky behaviors. One of those behaviors is digging at the bed. This odd trait befuddles most dog owners. After all, it’s not like your dachshund can dig up something from inside your bed. So why do they do it?… Read more »

How to Stop Your Dachshund from Barking

How to Stop Your Dachshund from Barking

Dachshunds are a wonderful breed, but just like any dog, they have a tendency to bark. A few barks here or there is par for the course, but when the barking becomes incessant, it can be hard to deal with. Thankfully, there are several ways to stop your Dachshund from barking: Why is my Dachshund… Read more »

How to Avoid an Online Puppy Scam

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 in… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Home for a Dachshund Puppy

How to Prepare Your Home for a Dacshund Puppy

If you’ve recently adopted an adorable dachshund puppy from Patti’s Dachshund Farm, then congratulations! You and your family will be made much happier with a dachshund in the home. However, before you welcome that dachshund into your home, you should first make sure that you’re prepared for this new addition to your family.   Here’s… Read more »

How to Give Your Dachshund a Bath

How to Give Your Dachshund a Bath

We love our dachshunds, but sometimes they get into stuff that they shouldn’t. Suddenly, their beautiful coats are filled with mud and dirt and leaves, and it’s up to us to clean it all up. While some dachshunds are cooperative when it comes to baths, others…not so much.   Regardless of your pup’s quirks during… Read more »

Why You Should Give Your Dachshund NuVet Plus

4 Reasons to Give Your Dachshund NuVet Plus

The health of your Dachshund puppy should be your top priority. While getting pet insurance is one way to help them while they’re ill, you also want to prevent illnesses when you can. NuVet Plus can help. Here’s everything you need to know about NuVet Plus and how it can help to keep your new… Read more »

How to Exercise Your Dachshund

How to Exercise Your Dachshund

When it comes to exercise, every dog is different. Some are satisfied with a quick walk around the park, while others will gallop alongside you for miles. Dachshunds are somewhere in between. While they are small dogs, they were bred for hunting, so they need the same amount of exercise as a bigger dog. Here… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

4 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

So, you’ve decided to adopt a dachshund. Congratulations! We’re sure that you and your new dachshund puppy will be happy together for years to come. However, before you rush off to your closest dachshund breeder, there are some things you should know about this breed. Dachshunds have bad backs Weiner dogs are adorable, no one… Read more »

How to Groom Your Dachshund

How to Groom Your Dachshund

We want our dachshunds to both feel and look as great as possible. We give them the healthiest food, as much water as they need, and we try our best to groom them properly. However, each dog is different, especially dachshunds as their coats can come in a wide variety of lengths and textures. If… Read more »

5 Unique Gift Ideas for Dachshund Lovers

5 Unique Gift Ideas for Dachshund Lovers

Do you have a Dachshund lover in your family? Chances are you do. Dachshunds are one of the most popular dog breeds in America, and for good reason! Small, but feisty, these wiener dogs quickly find a way into our hearts. And with the holiday season upon us, now is the best time to give… Read more »