I have a hard time admitting I am an overprotective pet owner- my occupation (Veterinary Technician) certainly does not help the situation but I am! Seeing the amount of potential hazards our pets can encounter when we are with or without them makes my body flood with anxiety. Personally, this feeling becomes amplified in the winter time… Continue reading The Hazards of a Winter Wiener Wonderland
As we ring in the New Year it is time to discuss starting out on the right paw and safety. Continue reading Your Dachshund and Fireworks: What to do?
New Years Eve of 2015 was the day Jasper’s life changed forever. Jasper is a 7 year old wienerdog from Austin (TX) who is an Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) survivor. Continue reading How Jasper the Dachshund Became Paralyzed
We have finally made it to the grand finale! The recall. Read this blog to learn how to teach your dachshund this command. Continue reading Week 7 of the #DUTrainingChallenge: Recall
Just one more week until the end of the challenge! By now I hope everyone is seeing a big improvement, especially when it comes to how patient their doxie is. This week we will be learning what is probably Flash’s favourite command: place. You can use this command to send your dog to their crate, bed or anything that you deem their “place”. We use a thin crate pad to teach this command, but you can use just about anything! Continue reading Week 6 of the #DUTrainingChallenge: Place
Do you want to take some cute photos of your doxie this Christmas? Not much is needed for some adorable puppy-pics. Just keep reading! Continue reading Tips for the Perfect Christmas Photos of your Wiener
We are getting closer to our final command: the recall. This week we will be learning the first crucial part of that exercise. The “stay” command. Before you can teach your dachshund to come, they need to be able to stay. Continue reading Week 5 of the #DUTrainingChallenge: Stay