Category Archives: Grooming

New: Kennel Club Dog Owners’ Handbook

The Kennel Club has recently published (online) a Dog Owners’ Handbook. It’s free and you can download it as a 74-page pdf file, as well. It contains lots of good advice for novice owners and there’s information that more experienced owners will also benefit from. The guide is generic and not Dachshund-specific but the majority …

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“All about Dachshunds” – a Southern Dachshund Association seminar and workshop: 29/9/18

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Mandy Dance’s presentation on grooming a Wirehaired Dachshund

This is from the WHDC Seminar (4/11/17). Mandy Dance explains how to groom, trim and present a Wirehaired Dachshund’s coat.

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Stripping and Grooming a Wire

Wire Dachshunds have a “double-coat”.  There is a longer, harsh top coat with a dense, woolly undercoat beneath.  Two or three times a year the long, dead top coat will need to be plucked out to allow the new top coat to grow in.  Wires have the advantage of not moulting like other dogs.  If …

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