Tick Season Is Coming: Keep Your Pup Safe

Here in Alabama and around the country, tick season is quickly approaching, which means that now’s the time to start thinking about tick prevention for your beloved pet. It is critical to protect your dog against ticks, as there are several tick-borne diseases transmitted to dogs in the United States. Let’s take a look at… Read more »

Famous Dachshunds in Fiction

Dachshunds are a full-blown cultural phenomenon. Maybe it’s their adorable and unique body shape, or maybe it’s their spunky personalities – but they’re everywhere. One of the earliest representations of the dachshund in modern memory, before they became as popular as they are today, was the 1966 film “The Ugly Dachshund.” The movie did a… Read more »

Things to Consider Before Getting a Dachshund

Are you considering adding a furry friend to the family? There are a lot of things to consider before you commit to being a pet owner – it’s a big step to take! You must make sure you’re able to dedicate the time, finances and so much more that are all necessary to having a… Read more »

Summer, Pools and Pups: Safety Tips for Your Dachshund

Spending the summer out by the pool with your pups is a great way to enjoy the season, as long as you take the necessary precautions to protect your pet. When you’re out and about by the pool, not only is it important to make sure that your dog is protected from the sun with… Read more »

Top 5 Best Gadgets For Your Dachshund Puppy This Summer

Best Gadgets For Your Dachshund Puppy

If you are looking to have some fun in the sun this summer with your adorable Dachshund do we have some treats for your pet.   There was recently a special on TODAY, where Animal Planet pet expert Andrea Arden visited and shared some of the coolest doggie gadgets available now. Here are our favorite… Read more »

The Differences Between Miniature And Dachshund Puppies

The Differences Between Miniature And Dachshund Puppies

There is a little confusion between a miniature Dachshund and a regular Dachshund puppy.   While they look very similar they are actually quite different and this is important if you are trying to figure out which one would fit into your family.   The biggest, and most obvious, difference is size. Miniatures are generally… Read more »

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR DOG EATS CHOCOLATE

Chocolate is toxic to dogs and depending on the type and amount of chocolate consumed and the weight of your dog, it could cause a serious medical emergency. That said, if your dog ate a small amount of milk chocolate, you don’t necessarily need to panic. Learn how much is too much, which types of… Read more »

Keeping Your Puppy Healthy And Active During Winter

Keeping Your Puppy Healthy And Active During Winter

When the snow starts falling, no one really wants to venture outside for too long. Which is why in the winter, we tend to gain weight from a lack of exercise. It’s chilly, the days are shorter and we all just want to curl up and watch the snow fall from a warm, comfy seat… Read more »

Special Health Tips For Miniature Dachshunds

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 »

Popular Names For A Dachshund Puppy

Popular Names For A Dachshund Puppy

So you’ve decided to get a cute, little Dachshund puppy and now it’s time to pick out a name for your new furry friend.   Sometimes you’ll get lucky and you’ll take one look at your puppy and just know the perfect name.   Maybe their coloring will help inspiration strike.   Tan like a… Read more »

Help Your Dachshund Puppy Grow Up Strong

Help Your Dachshund Puppy Grow Up Strong

Raising a puppy can be a very long and tedious process because you want to make sure they are not only well-behaved but healthy as well.   You can feed it the simple run of the mill puppy food from the store, but sometimes that doesn’t have everything they need.   So when that time… Read more »

Having A Pet Can Make You More Social With Other Humans

Having A Pet Can Make You More Social With Other Humans

Study after study reports that having a pet provides a rainbow of health benefits from lowering stress and blood pressure levels to improving your mood and outlook on things. Did you know that owning a pet may also have an effect on your social life? Becoming a Social Butterfly Usually when people walk down the… Read more »

Activities That Both You & Your Dachshund Puppy Can Do

Activities That Both You & Your Dachshund Puppy Can Do

We love our puppies and every breed has unique characteristics and needs. Dachshunds are a social and affectionate breed.   They love every interaction with you and the praise you give them, and simply petting and grooming them brings them a lot of happiness.   If you feel like you can’t think of other activities… Read more »

Have Yourself A Puppy Party!

Have Yourself A Puppy Party!

Thinking about throwing a party but aren’t sure what the theme should be? Don’t let your indecisiveness stop you from throwing the party of the year, throw a puppy party.   So, what is a puppy party?   Dog breeders or other animal organizations will bring puppies to your party for everyone to snuggle, pet… Read more »