Category: Dachshund Information

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Dachshund Colors and Patterns

Many people simply describe their dachshunds as brown, red, gold, etc. But in reality, the colors and patterns of the dachshund breed are much more complicated. Dachshund Colors When someone refers to the solid or self color of a dachshund, they’re referring to the solid base color of a dachshund’s coat. A dachshund can have… Read more »

What to Know About Dachshund Temperament

Are you getting ready to add a Dachshund to your home? The best way to prepare is first, puppy-proofing your home. Then it’s time to do some research on your soon-to-be furry friend! Luckily, we did the hard part for you. Here’s what you need to know about Dachshund temperament and personality! The Dachshund may… Read more »

How to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Your New Mini Dachshund

Are you preparing to invite a new pup into your home? Mini Dachshunds are an amazing choice for a new lifelong friend, but there are some steps you can take to make sure that your home is ready for a puppy! Tuck trash away A garbage can is full of interesting smells and your puppy… Read more »

Advantages of the Dachshund Breed

Dachshunds are “icons” in the purebred dog community due to their small, lovable stature and their sought-after, big personalities. However, Dachshunds offer much more. Here are just a few amazing benefits that this breed has to offer to a home! Your own personal security guard Though small, Dachshunds are known for being both loyal and… 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 »

Holiday Gift Ideas for Dachshund Lovers

Holiday shopping is easy when you know a Dachshund lover. With so many different options available online, it may be hard to pick just one gift. Here are a few holiday gifts ideas for the Dachshund puppy lover in your life. For the Gardener If your Dachshund lover has a green thumb, this enchanted story… Read more »

Brief History of the Dachshund Breed

Ever wonder how the dachshund dog ended up with its unique shape and name? Patti’s Dachshund Farm is going to walk you through a brief history of our favorite dog breed of all time. The dachshund as we know it today originated in Germany, in the 17th century according to The Spruce, though there are… Read more »

Hair of the Dog: Looking at Dachshund Coats

You probably love your dachshund for their playful, courageous personality. Not to mention, they’re sweet little faces! Although dachshunds do vary in overall appearance, they also have three coat varieties: short, long and wiry. Short-coated: The short-coated dachshund is known for its glossy, silky-smooth coat. Great for petting! This type of dachshund is also known… Read more »

Advantages of Adding a Dachshund to a Home with Kids

Kids and puppies are a match made in heaven. Having a puppy can teach a child to get outside, enjoy the fresh air, give them a desired playmate and even teach them responsibility. Still not convinced? Studies have shown that owning a dog can actually reduce stress and blood pressure. This may be due to… 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 »

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

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 »