Questions tagged [dachshunds]

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What is wrong with my dog’s butthole

So I just noticed tonight that she won’t lift her tail at all and it keeping it tucked close to her at all times. Wont even wag her tail which is very unlike her. She won’t let me touch it and won’t ...
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New puppy​'s​ separation anxiety for previous litter

We just received a new puppy 6 days ago. She is a dachshund and 13 weeks old. From the end of the first day (after she realized that her previous litter isn't here) she is very anxious. Eats just a ...
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How can I get my 15 month old Dachshund to quit licking my other dog's pee?

My older female Dachshund goes out to pee and the male Dachshund, whose name is Buster, licks her per and he's constantly in there faces; the two don't like it and I am at wits' end about it.
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How do I potty train a puppy who just cries when I take him outside?

We brought home our 9 week old miniature dachshund yesterday. Having read lots of puppy training information, we decided to crate train. He has taken to the crate very well and sleeps in there happily....
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Dachshund Vomiting Issue

My wife and I have noticed over the past two years that our dachshund will vomit almost exclusively in the evenings around the same time maybe once or twice a week. It is always yellow bile and has a ...
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Why did our dog hum / moan when hugged or when burying itself under the bed clothes?

We had a dachshund many years ago, now sadly deceased. When she was picked up and hugged or squeezed a little bit more, she would sort of hum/make a deep moan (not a growl). Sometimes she'd do it on ...
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3 mo. old dachshund puppy is quiet in crate for an hour, then starts barking

Our 3 mo. old dachshund puppy has gotten pretty good at being in his crate for about an hour to an hour and a half during the day. We've never had any trouble at night. He'll sleep 8+ hours and doesn'...
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How long of silence/calmness to reward when crate training (9 week old dachshund)?

Just a quick question about crate training. He quite likes his crate and being in it, but he doesn't like being separated with the door closed, which I know is normal. I'm trying to teach him that ...
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Dachshund Head Swelling

Update Sammy received the medication well for the last few hours of his life, until he took a turn for the worst. While driving him to the vet, he has passed away and went on his way home. For anyone ...
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Is it normal for a dog park visit to cause extra saliva/foam at the mouth?

Our dog, Peanut, is a 2 year old female Dachshund. We just recently took her for her first visit to a nearby dog park. We noticed that she had foam on her lips/jowls. I then realized visiting the dog ...
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What are these odd bumps on my Dachshund's cheeks?

Our Dachshund puppy has started to grow three odd bumps: one on each cheek and a smaller one on the underside of her chin. Please examine this photo taken just a moment ago: I have circled the bump ...
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Why does my dog rub her chin on stuff?

I have a Dachshund puppy, Peanut. As she is a breed originating as a small creature hunter, she displays some characteristics of that breed. Where my Labrador would point out dead animals, and might ...
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Why does my puppy sleep so much?

I have a 15-week-old puppy. My baby is a purebred dachshund. She sleeps an awful lot. We'll take her for a walk (20-40 minutes), she will play for about 10 minutes, and then she is out like a light ...
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Why does my puppy pick up and suck on, or carries, objects?

I have a 12 week old pure-bred Dachshund puppy. When taking him for walks (actually one long sniff session, but that's another thing), I notice that she has a habit of picking up objects in her mouth ...
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Should I feed hot dogs to my dachshund?

I am considering feeding my dachshund some hot dogs and/or sausages. I witnessed my friend feed his dachshund multiple sausages, and the dog seemed fine afterwards. Is this wise? Beyond having ...
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What can owners do to help their dachshund's existing back problems?

My grandfather used to breed dachshunds, needless to say we and many of our extended family owned dachshunds. Due to their long back and small frame and legs, they are prone to back problems; in ...
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How do I stop my dog from pulling while on leash?

I have a 4 month male dachshund and I'm trying get him to stop bad behaviours while we are on a walk. He's great most of the time but sometimes he might be pulling on the leash, trying to chase ...
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What is the best angle for a dog ramp?

I am planning to build a dog ramp from the floor to the bed; I have small dachshunds who insist on being on the bed (older dogs, prior owners, and they keep us warm at night). Dachshunds are prone to ...
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