Dachshund Frequently Asked Questions!
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Do You Ship Your Puppies?
Yes, we ship our puppies all across the United States, and Canada! We ship our puppies with a nanny service ONLY! Prices are reasonable ranging from $400 and up depending on where you are located. The only state we don’t not ship to is Hawaii, as the puppies will have to remain in quarantine until they receive their rabies vaccinations for up to 6 months.
Where Are You Located?
We Are located in Henderson, Nevada! In Green Valley! We are 15 minutes from the airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Do The Puppies Come With Vaccines?
Yes, all puppies come with their first set of vaccines before they go home.
Do Your Puppies Come With A Health Guarantee?
Yes our puppies are backed by a 1 year health guarantee, we pride our selves on being able to breed top quality dogs that are happy and healthy! If you are interested in reading more about our care check out (week1-8 care)
What Do You Feed Your Dogs?
We pride ourselves on feeding our family dachshunds top quality dog food from (IandLoveandyou) it is excellent check it out. Also we feed our dachshunds raw baby carrots, eggs, cucumbers, blueberry’s, and sweet potatoes.
Are Your Dachshund Puppies AKC Registered?
Yes all of our lovely dachshunds are registered exclusively with AKC, and yours will be too!
How long do dachshunds live?
Dachshunds typically live for 12-16 years, although some can live longer with proper care and good genetics.
How to pronounce dachshund?
The correct pronunciation is “DAKS-hund” or “DAHKS-hoont,” with the emphasis on the first syllable.
Do dachshunds shed?
Yes, dachshunds do shed, but the amount depends on their coat type. Smooth-coated dachshunds shed the least, while longhaired dachshunds shed more than wirehaired dachshunds.
Are dachshunds hypoallergenic?
No, dachshunds are not hypoallergenic. They do shed and produce dander, which can trigger allergies in some people.
Are dachshunds smart?
Yes, dachshunds are generally considered to be intelligent dogs. They can be independent and stubborn, but they are also trainable and eager to please.
What were dachshunds bred for?
Dachshunds were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers and other burrowing animals. They were prized for their tenacity, courage, and ability to work in tight spaces.
Do long-haired dachshunds shed?
Yes, long-haired dachshunds do shed, but less than smooth-coated dachshunds. Their long, silky fur requires regular brushing to prevent matting and tangling.
Are dachshunds good dogs?
Dachshunds can make wonderful pets for the right family, but they are not a good fit for everyone. They are loyal, affectionate, and entertaining, but they can also be stubborn, vocal.
How big do dachshunds get?
Dachshunds come in three sizes: standard, miniature, and toy. Standard dachshunds typically weigh between 16 and 32 pounds and stand 8 to 9 inches tall at the shoulder. Miniature dachshunds weigh between 11 and 16 pounds and stand 5 to 6 inches tall at the shoulder. Toy dachshunds weigh 11 pounds or less and stand under 5 inches tall at the shoulder.
Are dachshunds good with kids?
Dachshunds can be good with children if they are socialized properly and supervised during interactions. They are generally patient and gentle, but they can be sensitive to rough handling or loud noises.
Do dachshunds bark a lot?
Dachshunds can be prone to excessive barking if not trained and socialized properly. They are alert and protective by nature, but can be trained to bark less with positive reinforcement.
Are dachshunds aggressive?
Dachshunds can have a strong prey drive and may be aggressive towards other animals, but they are not typically aggressive towards people. Early socialization and training can help prevent aggressive behavior in dachshunds.
Can dachshunds swim?
Yes, dachshunds can swim, but they may need to be taught and should always be supervised around water. Their long, low bodies can make swimming more challenging for them.
What are dachshunds bred for?
Dachshunds were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers and other burrowing animals. Their long, low bodies and tenacious personalities made them well-suited for this task.
What do dachshunds usually die from?
Like all dogs, dachshunds can be prone to certain health issues, including back problems, obesity, dental disease, and cancer. Proper nutrition, exercise, and veterinary care can help prolong their lifespan and prevent premature death.
How much does a dachshund weigh?
Dachshunds come in three sizes, so their weight can vary. Standard dachshunds typically weigh between 16 and 32 pounds, miniature dachshunds weigh between 11 and 16 pounds, and toy dachshunds weigh 11 pounds or less.
What does dachshund mean?
The word “dachshund” comes from the German words “dachs” (badger) and “hund” (dog), so it literally means “badger dog.”