Category Archives: FAQs

New online advice for Dachshund buyers and owners from the Pet Professionals

The Pet Professionals’ online courses are designed to help responsible pet owners improve their knowledge on how to look after their pet. Written by qualified professionals, their online courses guide you, at your own pace, though your learning. The Dachshund is an extremely popular breed of dog and this new course provides you with the …

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Advice for puppy buyers from some of the UK’s top breeders

What breed puppy should I buy, how do I know I can trust my puppy’s breeder – the UK’s Top Breeders give you their advice on how to buy a puppy.  When you buy a puppy you want a happy, healthy and outgoing dog, so some of the most recognised breeders tell you the best …

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Guide to buying a Dachshund

The Dachshund Breed Council has a new slide presentation guide with advice on Buying a Dachshund. View or download the presentation here.  

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FAQs

You can now find the links to all our Dachshund FAQs on one sub-page in the “About Dachshunds” Section. Use the “Find stuff quickly!” pull-down menu in the right-hand sidebar to go to posts on specific topics, or enter a key-word into the “Search” box.

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Fat, thin or correct weight Dachshund?

The aim is to feed a quantity that allows your Dachshund to maintain the right weight for his lifestyle; neither under-weight, nor over-weight. Your Dachshund is at an ideal weight if you can easily feel his ribs, but they are not visible. He should have an obvious waist behind the ribs, when viewed from above. …

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