Star Wars: Dachshund Version

If you think you are the biggest Star Wars fan, think again! These adorable dachshunds are joining in on the craze. In this short video, Crusoe and his brother Oakley chase each other with their puppy lightsabers and in their very convincing jedi costumes. Who will win? Watch …

Tips To Stop Dachshund Digging Problem

Digging is second nature to dogs. But if you have a beautiful garden, your cute and adorable Dachshund can wreak havoc with it. So you would want to take steps to prevent Dachshund digging problem. The only way to do so is to train your pooch so that …

Understanding Dachshund Aggressive Behavior

According to a 2008 Australian study report published in the Applied Animal Behavior Science, Dachshunds are more predisposed to showing aggression than many other muscular breeds. Though the dog lacks an imposing figure, Dachshund aggressive behavior may not be ruled out in the absence of proper training and …

Senior Dachshund Care: 5 Things To Pay Attention

A senior dog is not the same playful dog anymore. He expects you to fulfill his requirements as his life slows down. The dog requires special care to lead a comfortable and happy life, so you must pay attention to certain important things about senior Dachshund care to …

Arthritis in Dachshunds: Symptoms and Treatment

One in every five dogs suffers from chronic joint pain linked to degenerative diseases. However, the risk of arthritis in Dachshunds is higher, considering their unique body structure – short legs and heavy, elongated backs. A majority of Doxies exhibit signs of degenerative changes as early as 2 …

FAQs About Parvovirus Infection in Dachshunds

Canine parvovirus or parvo is a life-threatening illness in puppies. The highly infectious disease attacks the intestinal tract and spreads rapidly in a dog. It suppresses white blood cells, the natural defenders in the body, and damages the heart muscles that result in either death or lifelong disorders. …

Housebreaking A Dachshund: 6 Most Effective Tips for Owners

Is your Doxie too stubborn to housebreak? Here are some useful tips for housebreaking a Dachshund in the easiest and most effective way. Dachshunds are great family dogs. However, they often become notoriously stubborn, making potty training a difficult task. Especially during cold and wet days, housebreaking a …

Dachshund Care: 5 Essential Things To Consider

Dachshunds have their distinct health and behavioral vulnerabilities. Their unique physique – elongated back and short legs – makes these dogs prone to intervertebral disc diseases. Doxies are foodies, and this puts them at an increasing risk of obesity. Owners should be aware of such breed-specific issues and …

Dachshunds As Family Pet: 11 Things You Must Know About

Dachshunds are perfect family dogs, and living with a Doxie is fun and exciting. However, these dogs have some inherent qualities, and every prospective owner must know about them. A prior knowledge of these personality and behavioral traits can help you make a decision about bringing home a …

11 Interesting Facts About Dachshunds You Must Know

Your Dachshund is no ordinary dog. The petite looking canine has an interesting history marked by royal favoritism showered by Queen Victoria. A Doxie was the first-ever Olympic mascot. However, the dog breed met unfair treatment during the two world wars with the American and British propaganda cartoons …

FAQs About Exercise for Dachshunds

The Dachshund is a small dog and does not need plenty of regular exercises. However, you must not allow your dog to remain inactive at home throughout the day. Exercise for Dachshunds is necessary for their physical and mental stimulation so that they can beat boredom and lethargy. …

9 Tips for Easy Dachshund Potty Training

Dachshund potty training should start early. Though intelligent, Dachshunds have a tendency to think independently. This often leads to their stubbornness. You need to have patience while training your Doxie and help him overcome housebreaking inhibitions. With proper care and effective toilet training, you can make your Doxie …