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  1. What breed(s) is my dog??

    Dog Breeds
    Hi! I have what I believe to be a silky wirehaired dachshund mix, but I would really like to know more on what he is without paying $100 for a DNA test. He turns 2 on April 23, he is 14.5 lbs, and has long, wavy, SOFT not wirey feeling, blonde hair when left natural. He also has the Dudley gene...
  2. Dachshund white spots in paw pads

    Dog Health
    Hi, I have an 8 year old dachshund, and last week I noticed she was walking in a strange way and (kind of) limping from her back paws. I noticed some skin on her four paw pads was peeling, and I'm not sure if they were swollen. When I touched them she didn't cry or move. I also applied some...
  3. Dachshund issues with socializing - people & dogs

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, We have a long haired miniature dachshund and he's about 2 years old. He's always been a very shy dog since we got him. We took him to puppy/socializing classes when he was a puppy and things were going pretty well until he got attacked by another puppy (a lab). Since then, things never...
  4. Help my Dachshund has diarrhea for a week

    Dog Health
    Last weekend, my Penny stayed at the sitters for four days. She came home and had diarrhea every hour. The next day she did not eat anything. I took her to the vet and he couldn't find anything wrong. She has been on rice and chicken for few days. She still has diarrhea. She poops every time I...
  5. New potty problem, behavior related?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My 12 y/o mini dachshund, the prettiest in the world, if that makes a difference, was pretty easy to potty train. Rarely an accident as an adult. She has surprised me with her ability to hold it when necessary. When I go to work, she holds it every day for about 10.5 hours. Then at night, she...
  6. GREAT in public, super reactive at home!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone, I have a situation I've been dealing with for a while. I have a 7 year old purebred dachshund that is an absolute delight with people. And when we go to public dog-related events where there can be hundreds of new people and dogs, she's fantastic! She has great doggy manners...
  7. Can I House-Break a Senior Dog?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, I am new to the forum because I'm desperately looking for some help with my doggo situation. I have a 14 year old female dachshund, Suki- sweetest old thing you ever did see. I got her when I was a teenager and she has been at my mom's house since. She used to be house-trained but has...
  8. Dachshund undgergoing spinal surgery. Feeling helpless

    Dog Health
    Our boy, Jackson, herniated or slipped a disc last night getting on our bed. (our bed is on the floor, not even a frame). His back legs became paralyzed and he was screaming in anguish. We rushed him to a 24 hour vet where they whisked him away and administered pain meds. My husband and I held...
  9. Separation anxiety in dachshund

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there! I have a bit of a problem with my furry child, I'm hoping someone can help or has been in the same situation... I have a miniature dachshund about 10+ years old. Her name is Duchess! We adopted Duchess from my grandmother when she got too old and had to move into an old age home...
  10. Advice on getting miniature Dachshund puppy

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey, Just need some advice on getting a miniature dachshund puppy. I live on 5 acres with a fully fenced yard, however the gate isn't always closed and our fence is the metal/wire kind with the square gaps in it. I still live with my parents here, however they don't want to have to care for...
  11. Dog Peeing on Couch Problem

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi. I'm sure there are some other posts about this issue. I've had my dog for almost 2 years now. He's a rescue dachshund who is about 4.5-5 yrs old. For over a year we lived in an apartment where we would have to go for walks every time I'd need to take him to the bathroom. At the apartment he...
  12. Grapefruit fed to Dachshunds. Help!

    Dog Health
    :eek: I stupidly just fed my two small dachshunds (10lbs and 13lbs) some peeled grapefruit. They each got about 1/2 of one peeled slice. Not very much, but they are small dogs. I called a vet hotline and they said it should be fine but the ASPCA website makes it seem extremely bad and I'm...
  13. HELP! Dog has become aggressive toward me

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a mini doxie and I got him four years ago. He has lived with me in college and now he lives with me at home with my parents. This last year I left for 10 months and he was in the care of my parents and now that I am home, he has become aggressive toward me. He acts happy about my...
  14. My Rescue Dachshund is marking everything!!

    Housetraining
    I just adopted a 4 year old pure-breed dachshund from the Humane Society about a month ago. He is the most loving thing in the world and is the epitome of a lap dog- however i'm having a couple of issues with our training. First, the marking. I have a female rescue dachshund already in the house...
  15. 1st time Dog Owner Needs Advice

    New Additions
    Hello, I adopted a 3 year old rat terrier/dachshund mix yesterday at an adoption event. When I first met her last weekend she was the friendliest dog I've seen. She loves people and dogs. So I decided to adopt her this weekend. When I got home with her, she was doing fine, a bit nervous but...
  16. Our Chocolate Labrador and miniature dachshund destroying a space hopper

    Dog Pictures and Videos
    Our Dogs have fun...:eyeroll: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmKz0k1NIhw&list=PLlj49QWQGNTd8vM5VHk0GrwNSJyiaTbsB&index=2
  17. Unsure of our newest dog's breed?

    Dog Breeds
    So, my mom and I volunteer with a local rescue, and fell in love with one of the dogs we helped to transport and foster, and she is officially ours! Initially, they told us that she was a small beagle. She definitely looks really... beagle-y... but she doesn't look like she's all beagle. In the...
  18. Need Advise on Housebreaking our New Addition

    New Additions
    I am new here, looking for some experienced advise. :confused: We just adopted a 4yr old dachshund, Oliver. In his previous home he was paper trained in an apartment. We want him to go outside only. I am home all day, we are working hard to teach this and I have the time to do so. But he...
  19. 8 year old Dachshund aggressively barks at other dogs, chases cats

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I am currently watching 2 Dachshunds for a friend for 10 weeks. During this time, I want to correct some of their bad behaviors as well as their weight problem. Dudley is 4 years old, and my friend has had him since he was a puppy. Reese is approximately 8 years old, and was rescued...
  20. Miniature Dachshund - Aggression Dilemma

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 7 year old male short hair miniature dachshund that has an aggression issue. I really do not want to put him down, but starting to think about it now. Just really frustrated right now... just does not seem possible that a dog that cost us about $800 as a puppy is now going to be put...
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