How to Brush your mini Dachshund’s Teeth
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How to Brush your mini Dachshund’s Teeth

As a responsible owner of a dachshund (or any pet dog), one of the steps in grooming is brushing his/her teeth. (video below) Mini Dachshunds can get cavities (like any dog) and periodontal disease just like humans.  They also build up plaque and tartar on their teeth just like humans. These are the main reasons…

Mini Dachshund Breed Traits
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Mini Dachshund Breed Traits

If you have never had a mini Dachshund before, there are a few things you should know about their traits and characteristics. Dachshund Digger Trait The word Dachshund is German for ‘badger dog’. They are a hound dog bred to hunt badgers and other small animals underground. So, a very instinctive trait, you will notice…

Dachshund Toys and Games
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Dachshund Toys and Games

It’s me, Sampson, the lovable mini Dachshund. Yesterday my Mommy discussed the various ‘petite’ toys for your mini Dachshund that you can purchase at your local pet stores or online. Well, I can tell you, don’t be surprised if your mini Dachshund prefers to make his/her own toys. And don’t be surprised if these homemade…

Store Bought Toys for the Mini Dachshund
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Store Bought Toys for the Mini Dachshund

Watching my mini Dachshund, Sampson, play his favorite game yesterday reminded me that toys for little dogs are a category all their own. Store bought toys for small dogs Bearing in mind that small dogs also have small paws and mouths, you should choose toys that are ‘size appropriate.’  Although my mini Dachshund, Sampson, can…

Mini Dachshund Says Spring is here!
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Mini Dachshund Says Spring is here!

February 6, 2011 ~ late morning Good Morning to all of fans, Dachshund and human alike, that are checking in today. It’s me, Sampson, the lovable mini Dachshund! This morning I noticed that my people were getting ready to outside.  I thought, surely they must be off their rockers!  After all, it is winter.  You…

Mini Dachsund has Dinner with Friends
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Mini Dachsund has Dinner with Friends

February 5, 2011 ~ late afternoon A big welcome back to my of my friends, Dachshund and human alike. It’s me, Sampson, the lovable mini Dachshund. I had such fun last night, I wanted to tell you all about the evening. Never has a Dachshund had such a good time at a dinner party! I…

Mini Dachshund Defends Against Squirrel
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Mini Dachshund Defends Against Squirrel

February 4, 2011 ~ mid morning Hello to everyone, Dachshund and human alike, checking in on this sunny California morning. It’s me, Sampson, the lovable little mini Dachshund! Last evening I was looking through one on my many Dachshund photo albums and I came across the pictures my Mommy took of me doing battle with…

Mini Dachshund Lives in a Land of Giants
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Mini Dachshund Lives in a Land of Giants

February 3, 2011 ~ afternoon, Thursday Hello to all you Dachshund fans.  It’s me again, Sampson, the lovable mini Dachshund. Today I wanted to tell you a little more about where I live. It’s a lovely Dachshund home and so large!  Why, it’s the size of a national park.  At least that’s the way it…

Potty Training Your Mini Dachshund
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Potty Training Your Mini Dachshund

Dachshunds are one of the dog breeds that are the hardest and most difficult to potty train. There are various methods for potty training, but the following potty training information is what worked for me and hopefully will be helpful to you, as you potty train your Dachshund. Hello Everyone! I am guest author Lauren…

Dachshund’s Day Full of Visitors
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Dachshund’s Day Full of Visitors

February 1, 2011 ~ afternoon, Tuesday Welcome all of you Dachshund fans! I am Sampson, the lovable little Dachshund. I thank you for coming back to visit me. First of all, let me tell you that this internet fame, is well, it’s tiring this little Doxie.  When my Mommy carried me out of bed this…