How Far Can A Dog See?

How Far Can A Dog See?

(image: Crusoe the ‘celebrity dachshund’) A dog can see at 20 feet what a normal human can see clearly at 80 feet. In other words, the vision acuity (focus, sharpness) for a dog is worse than that of a human. An object that we can see clearly may appear to...
The Dachshund Mind

The Dachshund Mind

With a Dachshund, you are not the master, LOL, instead it’s the other way around. Once a Dachshund has your heart (it takes about 1 second), you will be the one doing the bidding. The ancestors of the Dachshund bred them to hunt quarry on their own. Because...
Dog Licking

Dog Licking

Ask anybody what a dog means when it comes up and licks your hand. Mothers explain this behavior to their young children with words like, “Look, dear, Sampson is giving you dog kisses.” The thing is, this is often incorrect. Licking behaviors can mean many...
A Few Things To Know About Dachshunds

A Few Things To Know About Dachshunds

Though very loyal to their owners, Dachshunds can take time to warm up to other people. A benefit, however, is that their relentless barking at the sign of strangers makes them an extremely handy, and compact, guard dog.   Dachshunds, true to their hunting...
Can Your Dachshund See Color?

Can Your Dachshund See Color?

If you’ve ever wondered if your Dachshund can see color, the short answer is yes, but… Dogs are red-green color blind. Dogs cannot see red and green colors like we can. The colors that Dachshunds and other dogs can see are yellow and blue. Dogs are also...