What is Daxaid?

Daxaid is about providing support and assistance to dachshund owners on a temporary basis. Help can take many forms – exercising the dogs, supervising them in the garden, popping in for a chat, or providing a home for the dogs for a short time. The owner might perhaps be facing a short spell in hospital or a family emergency, or be incapacitated for a short time. Daxaid can help relieve the worry and stress by providing help with the dogs.

All it takes is a phone call. Daxaid has a growing list of Dachshund owners who are prepared to give their time and effort to help in these situations.  You will not have to worry now about the well-being of your dogs. They will be cared for by like-minded people who have indicated  in which way they will be able to help in such circumstances.

You might well be able to cope indoors, and just need somebody to exercise the dogs for your period of incapacity. You might be in hospital and need somebody to look after your dogs either at your home or theirs.

This is what is being offered by Daxaid. There has been a fantastic response by the caring people that want to help, this is purely a voluntary act.

Where is it?

Nationwide, wherever help is needed. Daxaid is supported by the Southern Dachshund Association and Christine Furneaux is the Co-ordinator. Chris can be contacted on 01252 679614 or e-mail: christine.furneaux@ntlworld.com

Can you make a difference?

Would you like to volunteer your help, compassion and dachshund expertise to dachshund owners in your local area who may be in need of short term support in an Emergency? Out of pocket expenses can be paid. If so, contact Chris for more details.

Daxaid is NOT a rescue service, it exists to help provide support for owners and their dogs on a temporary basis.

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