Here are some links to sites that
will help you learn a lot about dachshunds, talk a lot about dachshunds,
or just look at lots of pictures of adorable dachshunds!
AKC Breed Standard
This page from the American Kennel Club website describes the
characteristics that are desirable in a show dachshund. Our favorite
part is the description of the desired temperament: “lively and
courageous to the point of rashness.” Sounds like most dachsies we
Dachshund.org (DORG) Dachshund.org is an on-line dachshund magazine with enough features to keep you reading late into the night. You can learn how to curb your dachshund’s barking, find out what should be in your doggy first aid kit, check out the daily cartoon, buy dachsie products, search for lost or stolen dogs, and read dachshund news from around the world. The “magazine” is updated frequently. A terrific site!
Dachshund Club of America If you are new to dachshunds and want to learn all you can about them, this is the page for you! The venerable Dachshund Club of America has been conducting shows, doing rescue, and educating the public for decades. Their informative website begins with a picture and brief description of a badger, the animal dachshunds were originally bred to hunt.
The Dachshund Memorial Garden A peaceful place, where dachshunds who have left this world are remembered by those they left behind with photos, stories, poems, and sometimes just simple expressions of grief. If you have lost your best friend, you can memorialize him or her here. There are special pages for rescue dogs and for dogs rescued too late.
Dachshund Orthopedic Disc Group Email Resource
This website is devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and
appropriate treatment of degenerative disc disease, as well as
support for those who have dachshunds with back problems. Started by
Linda Stowe, founder and coordinator of the famous Midwest
DachsieFest, the site includes links to comprehensive websites
related to disc disease, contact information for anyone who needs to
talk with someone about this topic, and information for vets, to
help them avoid the all-too-common mistake of euthanizing dogs with
disc disease unnecessarily.
Dachshund Club If you love minis, this is the site for
you! The NMDC is an organization that seeks to improve miniature
dachshunds through adherence to breed standards in both conformation
and temperament. Their site has tons of info on the littlest