Tag: Dachshund back problems

What You Need to Know About Dachshund IVDD

Dachshund IVDD (intervertebral disk disease) is a cause of concern given the physical features of these dogs. In a 2015 survey conducted by the Dachshund Breed Council, it was found that 17% of 4,000 registered Dachshunds in the United Kingdom suffered from spine or back problems at one point in their lives. What is Dachshund IVDD? Dachshunds …

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 …