Are there any rescue groups for miniature dachshunds?

Are there any rescue groups for miniature dachshunds?

Dachshund Rescues that offer miniature Dachshunds for adoption as well as all other types are generally not for profit organizations with the purpose to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home Dachshunds in need. Dachshund Rescue groups are mostly made up of experienced independent rescue individuals.

What kind of eyes does a miniature dachshund have?

They have a long nose, drop ears and warm eyes. They come in three coat varieties; smooth, wire-haired or long-haired. Coat color varies greatly, from cream to red and black. Dachshunds are recognized by the AKC in two sizes, the standard and miniature.

How much does it cost to adopt a dachshund from Little paws?

Adoption fees run from $100 to $275 for purebreds and $100 to $175 for mixes. The group requires an application, references and a home visit. Little Paws Dachshund Rescue is based in Fruitland, Maryland although they rescue all over the East coast.

How often do dachshunds go to foster homes?

Dachshund Rescue groups are mostly made up of experienced independent rescue individuals. Every year these Dachshund Rescues place 1000’s of wiener dogs to new, loving permanent homes. Most rescued Dachshunds spend a short time under observation and in many cases foster care so their behavior can be evaluated.

Can a dachshund get dry eye syndrome?

In the dachshund breed, this can be particularly worrying as there is a possibility it can lead to a condition commonly known as pigmentary keratitis. At its very worst, this condition can result in blindness. Treating dry eye syndrome is possible.

What does Miniature Dachshund Rescue do for You?

All Dachshund Rescue proceeds are used to help the many sick, scared and abused Dachshunds that come through their doors every year. We encourage you to help them continue their mission by adopting a rescued Miniature Dachshund or Dachshund of your choosing as an alternative to purchasing from breeders.

What to do if your dachshund has red eyes?

Dachshunds eye problems such as red eyes should be checked at your vet who will perform a thorough physical examination and will also take the blood sample to determine the cause of the red eyes. The vet will also discuss the history of your dachshund’s health alongside any possible incidents that may have led to red eyes.

Can a vet do surgery for a dachshund?

In a few rare cases, vets will also be able to perform surgery on your dachshund’s eyes in more complicated cases of eye ulcer. Dachshund eye problems such as glaucoma may not be life-threatening, but they can seriously affect the quality of your dachshund’s life.