Solutions for Dachshund Separation Anxiety
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Solutions for Dachshund Separation Anxiety

If your Dachshund has ‘separation anxiety’, here are some suggestions that may help. Whether you have a Dachshund puppy or a Dachshund that is ‘new to you’ one way to stop separation anxiety is to train your Dachshund to be alone. Just as you would potty train your puppy, starting right away with separation training…

Understanding Separation Anxiety in your Dachshund
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Understanding Separation Anxiety in your Dachshund

Separation anxiety or distress can be a normal but undesirable behavior in young Dachshunds, particularly Dachshunds that are ‘new to you’. Pretty much any puppy will experience separation distress or anxiety. How you handle the situation will determine how long your Dachshund will have separation anxiety. A Dachshund that’s ‘new to you’ may also experience…

Dachshund Loves Hide and Seek Game
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Dachshund Loves Hide and Seek Game

Since we have had several large dogs in the past, we have learned that having a Dachshund means a completely different set of games to play and rules to follow. Our mini Dachshund, Sampson, enjoys the game of hide and seek.  This game is so easy to play, especially with a mini Dachshund. Hide and…

DRNA, Dachshund Rescue
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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…

Dog’s Prayer
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Dog’s Prayer

Sampson says: This is from my good friend Theodore. I really liked it and wanted to share it with all of you. Please remember it now, not only because April is Prevent Animal Cruelty Month, but remember it all the time! Dog’s prayer: “Treat me kindly, my beloved friend, for no heart in the entire…

Dachshund Behaviors, What Do They Mean?
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Dachshund Behaviors, What Do They Mean?

Dachshunds have some unique behaviors to their breed. But what do they mean? I’ll start by saying that many of these behaviors can be traced back to the fact that Dachshunds were bred to be hunting pack dogs.   Dachshunds Love to Lick Your Face Why do Dachshunds love to lick your face? In an…

The Dachshund And The Doctor
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The Dachshund And The Doctor

April 14, 2011 ~ afternoon Hello Everyone! It’s me, Sampson the lovable mini Dachshund. I must tell you that today was a very high anxiety day for this mini Dachshund.  Mommy had to go to the doctor today. The doctor……that’s the same thing as the vet!!!! Do you know what they do when you go…

Education Can Help Prevent Animal Cruelty
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Education Can Help Prevent Animal Cruelty

April is Prevent Animal Cruelty Month. What can you do to help? Educate. Teach Your Children One of the most powerful tools we have in preventing animal abuse is education. The education of other adults, but most importantly the education of children. Nurturing kindness and compassion toward animals is a great way start. If you…

Animal Abuse – Learn, Report and Fight
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Animal Abuse – Learn, Report and Fight

April is Prevent Animal Cruelty Month. What can you do to help? Animal abuse, neglect and mistreatment is just not necessary. Did you know that many people are unaware that abuse and neglect happens? Many people turn a blind eye and just ignore it thinking there is nothing they can do to help. Well there…

Volunteer and Donate to Help Animals
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Volunteer and Donate to Help Animals

April is Prevent Animal Cruelty Month. What can you do to help? Volunteer and Donate! If everyone donated a little, be it a little time or a little money, think of the impact we could make. Donate to a humane society or animal rescue group or shelter. They do need financial support to provide medical…