My two biggest passions are hiking and camping with my Dachshunds and learning about the breed.

There was so much I wish I knew when I inherited my first Dachshund.

Since that fateful day in 2005, I’ve devoted thousands of hours learning and I share that with you so you don’t have to.

If you are new to Dachshund ownership, or don’t know much about the Dachshund breed, please start with this article:

Article: Top 25 Things Every Dachshund Owner Must Know


Jackets and Outdoor Gear for Dachshunds

Sleepypod Air Pet Carrier 2

Traveling with Dachshunds


iStock_000012407110SmallCommon Dachshund Health Issues – General

Dachshund in a L'il Back Bracer back brace to stabilize his spine and reduce pain

Dachshund Back Problems and Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)

There is so many important articles I’ve written on this topic, and so many other resources I want you to know about, that I created a separate page for this.

Please visit my Inervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD) Resources page.


Other Dachshund-specific Articles

Are Dachshunds Hard to Train?