Category Archives: Colours & Patterns

Don’t be conned into buying a pedigree dog that is a “rare colour”

Advice from the Kennel Club.

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Warning: New products to be launched to help breeders who want “rare coloured” puppies!

It has come to our attention that a major hair dye manufacturer is working on a range of dog products targeted at Dachshund breeders. Apparently, their market research has identified a significant increase in demand for Blue and Isabella coloured Dachshunds, in particular, over the past 2 years. Demand for Double Dapple and Piebald Dachshunds …

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Blue is the colour; CNR is the name – my November 2018 “Best of Health” article

Blue is the colour; CNR is the name… Recently, we had the misfortune to discover that Johanna Konta (Tennis player) has bought a Blue Dachshund and was proudly sharing pictures on her Instagram page. The picture received over 4000 “Likes” and generated lots of discussion among Dachshund Facebook Group members. Blue is a colour that …

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

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Almonds, genes and discs – a Dachshund education day!

Around 70 people attended a seminar run by Eastern Counties Dachshund Association and the Miniature Dachshund Club at Roade on 2nd April. The three topics covered were the Dachshund Breed Standard (Mandy Dance), screening for back disease (Ian Seath) and the genetics of coat and colour (Helen Geeson). Mandy Dance was the first speaker and …

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