Why do some Dachshunds have Back Problems?

Why do some Dachshunds have Back Problems?

The Dachshund ‘bad back problems’ scenario that people often refer to is actually a disorder called IVDD or inter-vertebral disk disease. What is IVDD? This disease is common in dogs, but Dachshunds are especially vulnerable not because they have a long back, but because of their short legs. Well, actually, it’s the gene that causes…

How to Properly Pick Up a Dachshund

How to Properly Pick Up a Dachshund

It is important to know how to properly pick up any dog, but it is very important to know the correct way to pick up a mini Dachshund (so you don’t hurt him). Any Dachshund owner knows that the Dachshund can have back problems because of their long spine and short legs. So every time…

Microchipping Dogs

Microchipping Dogs

Despite our best intentions and efforts, sometimes our furry companions ‘get out’. They run out through open doors or dig under your fence. This is a good reason to have a microchip implanted in your mini Dachshund. Microchipping, in combination with ID tags are the best combination for having your little Dachshund returned to you…