Tag: Dachshund Information

Your Dachshund’s First Trip to the Vet

  The last thing you want to think about when you bring your Dachshund puppy home is bringing him to the veterinarian. Unfortunately, much like humans, Dachshund’s are not invincible creatures, and it takes a little bit of care to keep them happy and healthy. The first time you go to the vet with your… Read more »

Preparing Your Home for a Dachshund Puppy

  At Patti’s Dachshund Farm, we love seeing Dachshund puppies go to good homes where they’ll be lovingly cared for, entertained, and treated like a true member of their new family. In some ways, Dachshund puppies are a lot like newborn babies—you need to do a some good work to prepare your house or apartment… Read more »

Grooming a Dachshund: Longhaired or Short

  As loving dachshund breeders in Alabama, we know that properly grooming your dachshund will go a long way toward ensuring his or her lasting happiness and health. Some grooming practices should be performed daily, while others can be more intermittent. Further, you’ll want to begin a habit of these grooming techniques early on, that… Read more »

Getting Your Dachshund Exercise: Keep it Light and Have Fun!

  We all love our pets, and dogs especially are known for sharing a special connection with their human owners. We know that it’s just as easy for a dog to get chubby and lazy as it is for a human, so we must make it our responsibility to keep them healthy and fit. Our… Read more »

Could Acupuncture Provide Help for Your Dachshund’s Back Problems?

  All animals have their particular health issues and the Dachshund is no exception. As we’ve noted before, with its long body and short legs, the breed is prone to back problems that can become serious if not treated proactively. The official diagnosis for many Dachshunds is Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD), when discs are compressed… Read more »

What Should I Feed My Dachshund?

    The first thing a happy dachshund owner will tell you about their eating habits is that they 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… Read more »

Knowing the Special Needs of the Dachshund Breed

  Dachshunds are a wonderful breed of dog, known as much for their unique look as they are for their warm companionship and lovability. It’s natural for animal lovers to be attracted to the fun, playful, and cuddly aspects of being a pet owner. But in addition to showing your tender, everyday affection, real love… 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,… Read more »

What Are Dachshunds Like?

  Most people are familiar with what Dachshund’s – or “wiener dogs”, as many people refer to them – look like. But those interested in adding a Dachshund to the family might yearn to know more about the temperament and personality of this unique looking breed. The complex answer will certainly unravel as new owners… Read more »