Is a wiener right for you?

Is a wiener right for you?

Dachshunds love you unconditionally
Dachshunds need plenty of attention and affection
If not given the correct guidance and training at an early age they can become destructive
Dachshunds are powerful chewers
Dachshunds can have a very high prey drive
Dachshunds are indoor dogs
Dachshunds are hard to house train
Dachshunds are expensive
Routine medical and dental care including rabies, heart worm tests plus medication
They require a high grade dog food
Proper toys and chewies
Regular grooming and nail trimming for the long-haired and wire-haired coats
Dog licensing
Dog training or obedience classes

Things to remember …

Dachshunds need your time – exercise and stimulation
Dachshunds have a lifespan between 14-18 years
Dachshunds are more stubborn and therefore more difficult to train
Dachshund have fragile backs – but love to jump
Dachshund love to bark, and for a dog of their size their bark is mighty
Dachshunds are manipulative and love to get their own way

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