Why Do Dachshunds Have Bad Backs?
dachshund health and safety

Why Do Dachshunds Have Bad Backs?

Does the Dachshund ‘long back’ cause their back problems? Actually, not really. The source of the problem is the gene that causes the Dachshunds short legs, a type of dwarfism. In addition to causing short legs, the gene causes the gel in the disks of the spine’s vertebrae to become calcified and hard, so it…

DRNA, Dachshund Rescue
dachshund health and safety

DRNA, Dachshund Rescue

Are you thinking about getting a Dachshund? Why not rescue a Dachshund who’s only crime was not coming from a loving home? There are many reputable independent rescuers throughout the country. I fact, many of these experienced, independent rescue people, got together to form a network throughout the United States and Canada called the DRNA…