Dachshunds can be highly energetic dogs, with a propensity to dig, bark above their weight, and sometimes be a little emotional – but you already knew that.

Their courage makes them an admirable watchdog (not attack dog), and does require that we recognise their unique physique and provide them with a caring home that acknowledges their physical limitations, so that they can thrive and live happy and injury-free lives.

A Dachshund’s single biggest obstacle to everything, but especially finding a spot on your couch or bed, is its long back and short legs.  read more here