Category: Advice for Dachshund Owners

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 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 »

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 »

4 Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Dachshund

When we start tearing apart the boxes under the tree, who is peering from across the room with a jealous gaze? Our furry friends bring us so much joy and shouldn’t be left out this holiday season. Dachshunds may not look intimidating, but their small bodies are packed with great athleticism and magnificent energy. They… Read more »

Do Dachshunds Shed?

All dogs shed, including dachshunds. But how much they shed and how often varies from dog to dog. So, how much can you expect your dachshund puppy to shed? While dachshunds don’t shed as much as other dogs, the amount they shed will depend on which type of dachshund you have. Short-haired dachshunds Short-haired dachshunds,… Read more »

How to Puppy Proof Your Home

In your dachshund’s first months of life, they’re likely to be relentlessly curious. It’s a wonderful thing to watch, but it can also get puppies in trouble from time to time. That’s why it’s important to puppy proof your home before bringing your new dachshund pup into your family. Here’s how to get started: Remove… Read more »

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 »

How to Prepare Your Home for a Dachshund 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 how… Read more »

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 bath… Read more »

5 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 »

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 »

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Your Dachshund

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with our friends and family, so of course we want our four-legged family members to join in on the fun. However, Thanksgiving can also pose unique risks to our dachshunds, such as poisonous treats and the stress of having so many people in the house. So, if you want… Read more »

Tips for Easing Puppy Teething

Teething can be a difficult stage of puppy growth, both for you and your dachshund. At around three months of age, your puppy will likely begin losing their baby teeth in exchange for a fresh set of adult chompers and you must be prepared! The puppy teething process & symptoms The teething process generally lasts… Read more »

Tips for Finding the Right Dachshund Breeder

Before you add a new puppy to your family, it’s a good idea to find a responsible Dachshund breeder who can provide you with a puppy that is happy and healthy. It can be surprisingly difficult to do that in this day and age, though, as many people try to make a quick buck by… Read more »

Things to Avoid Doing When Bringing Home a New Puppy

Bringing home a new puppy will be the best decision you make this year. However, there are some things to think about to ensure your puppy makes a smooth transition into his or her new home. Here are a few things to avoid when bringing home your new dachshund puppy from Patti’s Dachshund Farm. Picking… Read more »

Maintaining Your Dachshund’s Weight

As pet owners, we always want to be sure that our dogs and cats are happy and healthy. Part of keeping our dachshund’s in shape is ensuring that they are at the proper weight. Plus, i you are a Dachshund owner, then this is of particular importance. Take heed of these expert tips. What is… Read more »

Protecting Your Pup During the Christmas Season

The holidays are almost here, and at Patti’s Dachshund Farm, we love everything about the holidays. The festive cheer, the Christmas songs and of course, the holiday treats and feasts. However, as much fun as the holidays are for us, there can be some concerns for your dachshund during the holidays. It’s important to know… Read more »

Five Foods Your Dachshund Shouldn’t Have this Holiday

There are so many delicious foods to enjoy during the holidays that it’s understandable to want to share a taste with our four-legged friends. However, before you reach down to feed a bite of your seasonal treats to your dachshund, make sure it’s safe for them to eat. Take a look below at some of… 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 »