Category: Advice for Dachshund Owners

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 »

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 »

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Your Dachshund

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

Dachshund Puppy

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

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

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

Dachshund Health Advice

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 »

New Dachshund and Your Current Dog: How to Have a Happy Introduction

Bringing two dogs together that are unfamiliar is always a trying time. Will they like each other, will they fight, will there be competition for food or attention? When introducing a new pup, your old dog could get defensive, so it’s important to still respect the old dog’s territory and slowly ease your new dachshund… 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

Dachshund Holiday Foods

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

No Place Is Too Far To Travel For A Well-Bred Dachshund Puppy

No Place Is Too Far To Travel For A Well-Bred Dachshund Puppy

Finding a lifelong friend is no small feat; the search for a perfect fit is tough. There are so many breeders out there and unfortunately, some who are claiming to be something they aren’t, and without the best interest of the dogs in mind.   When you find a legitimate, caring and educated dog breeder,… Read more »

The Proper Way To Give Your Dachshund Puppy A Bath

The Proper Way To Give Your Dachshund Puppy A Bath

Do any pup owners out there have a hard time getting their dog to cooperate during bath time? Do any of those pups just have too much fun, and then you end up the one who gets wet?   Well, regardless of your pup’s quirks during bath time and whether he/she likes it or dreads… Read more »

Potty Training Tips

Potty Training Tips

Dachshunds are an incredibly intelligent breed that can master simple tasks fairly quickly. However, the one exception to this known fact is potty training as dachshunds are notoriously difficult to potty train. It takes a lot of time and patience to get a dachshund to go to the bathroom in designated areas. Some dog experts… Read more »