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Expert Advice: Feature Endachs’ Tori Lee Advocates for Responsible Breeding of Dachshunds
Victoria "Tori" Lee, the owner of Endachs, grew up with dogs of different ages and breeds. When she was 15 years old, she was determined to have a dog...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/tori-lee-endachs/ | May 31, 2024
Expert Advice: AKC Family Dog Dachshunds Become Unlikely Cadaver Dogs
Sue Stejskal was inching along on her belly in a dark crawl space that may have once held the corpse of a murder victim. A headlamp was all she had for light. She was in that tight spot because of Chili Dawg, a sweet 8-pound Dachshund with wiry hair the color of a caramel milkshake. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/family-dog/dachshund-becomes-cadaver-dog/ | May 5, 2022
Expert Advice: Fast CAT Nugget, the Nation’s Fastest Dachshund, Takes on ESPN
As the fastest Dachshund in the nation, Nugget was invited to compete in Fastest Dog USA. The event will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 12 p.m. ET on December 25. Owner Anne Rosenberg shares Nugget's journey to becoming the speediest of his breed. As a child, I had a Beagle named Peanuts. Then, after I […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/nugget-the-nations-fastest-dachshund-takes-on-espn/ | December 15, 2021
Dachshund puppy laying down in the grass.
Expert Advice: Names Dachshund Names: What to Name Your Dachshund Puppy
Lovingly referred to as the “hot dog dog", the “wiener dog," and the “sausage dog", the Dachshund is a cute and outgoing breed. Their legs are short, their bodies are comically long, and their barks are brave. These little firecrackers are not only filled with personality, but also a loving nature that's expressed from the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dachshund-names-name-dachshund-puppy/ | October 22, 2021
Dachshund puppy standing in the grass.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training How to Train a Dachshund Puppy
Long on looks and short on training time, Dachshund puppies are fast learners. This determined and highly intelligent hound will follow your instructions, especially if you motivate them to follow your direction, and positive lessons speed the process. Walter Jones, First Vice President of the Dachshund Club of America, remembers George, his family's first Smooth […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-train-a-dachshund-puppy/ | July 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Dachshund History: The Badger Dog’s Fascinating Past
Don’t let the goofy wiener-dog costume fool you: Sandwiched between those fabric hot-dog buns is a clever hunter whose size belies its ferocity. At first glance, you can see why the Dachshund has earned the rather ignoble moniker of “wiener” or “sausage dog”: Long and low to the ground, this oddly proportioned hound might look […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/dachshund-history-badger-dog-breed/ | December 3, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature The Temple of Iris Love: Remembering the Beloved Dachshund Fancier
In 2003, when their sister Carol was critically ill and in a coma, long-time Afghan Hound fanciers Francine and Honi Reisman entered her Manhattan hospital room to an unusual sight. Iris Love, the famous archaeologist and dog fancier, was lying face down on the floor, her arms stretched out at her sides. “She had covered […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-temple-of-iris-love-beloved-dachshund-fancier/ | April 23, 2020
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Expert Advice: Dog Sports Earthdog 101 – Tap Into Your Small Terrier’s or Dachshund’s Instincts
Does your terrier or Dachshund love to dig in the dirt? Maybe he squirms his way into animal tunnels and comes out with a surprise in his mouth. What is he thinking? Well, there's a reason Dachshunds and small terriers are classified as earthdogs. Rather than trying to stop this “bad” behavior, channel the go-to-ground […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/earthdog-101-tap-into-your-small-terriers-or-dachshunds-heritage/ | April 9, 2019
earthdogs are natural diggers
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Earthdogs: Terriers & Dachshunds are Underground Hunters
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/intro-earthdog-terriers-dachshunds-fearless-leaders-underground-movement/ | February 25, 2019
Longhaired Dachshund standing outdoors.
Dog Breeds Dachshund
The famously long, low silhouette, ever-alert expression, and bold, vivacious personality of the Dachshund have made him a superstar of the canine kingdom. Dachshunds come in two sizes and in three coat types of various colors and patterns.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/dachshund/ | November 6, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: Information
In Dachshund field trials braces of dogs are put on the scent line of a rabbit or hare and judged on the quality of their work on the scent line. The Dachshunds should never appear to be running haphazard but rather should display sensible and efficient actions with an intense enthusiasm for hunting. The dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/information/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: Rules Resource
Maximum of 8 Trials per Year (May 2023) Tracking Collars Permitted/New Stakes Judging Requirement (July 2020)   Field Trial Rules and Standard Procedure For Dachshunds
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/special-notice/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: Articles
2008 Junior Handler is Absolute Winner at DCA National Field Trial Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans and Dachshund Club of America 2006 Wolverine Dachshund Club Hosts Field Trials At Detroit Beagle Club
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/spotlight/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Bayou Dachshund Club New Orleans 2008
January 5, 2008 - Prentiss, Mississippi The Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans held a Dachshund Field Trial on Saturday, January 5, 2008 in Prentiss, Mississippi. The Bayou Dachshund Club of New Orleans is celebrating 10 years of field trials. After awards on Saturday, the club held a field trial parade. Participants decorated their "floats," […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/spotlight/bayou-dachs-club-new-orleans-2008/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: Get Started
The variety of the Dachshund breed is mirrored in the vast differences we see in the Dachshund field trials across the country. From the level, open terrain at the Lone Star Dachshund Conservancy Grounds in Ladonia, TX to the olive groves in Chino, CA to the steep hills in Vacaville, CA to the rolling hills […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/getting-started/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials: History
(Originally edited and written by A. Hamilton Rowan, Jr.; updated by M. Sue Richey, from material submitted by George C. Wanner.) In the early 1930s, the short-lived U.S. Dachshund Field Trial Club held the first organized field trial for Dachshund. The hounds were put to ground in artificial rabbit burrows and were judged by rules […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/history/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Dachshund Field Trials
Did you know that Dachshund translates to "badger dog" in German? Indeed, there are many similarities between a Doxie and a badger: From their long and low bodies to their abilities to hunt both above- and below-ground. Dachshund Field Trials (“competitions”) are held in fenced-in areas, and the objective is to “track the game,” meaning to follow […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/field-events-hounds/dachshund-field-trials/ | October 26, 2017
Canine Partners Rescue Dachshund Stars on Rose Bowl Surfing Dog Float
Coppertone, a rescue Miniature Dachshund, is already a star for her surfing prowess, but she received the national spotlight on New Year’s Day as part of the Surf Dog Float in the Rose Bowl Parade. The float, at 90 feet long and 148,000 pounds, set a Guinness World Record for the heaviest and longest float […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/rescue-dachshund-stars-on-rose-bowl-surfing-dog-float/ | January 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 9 Photos of Dachshunds That’ll Make You Go “Awww”
An accomplished hunting dog and adorable companion, how can you not love the Dachshund? These are small dogs with big personalities and they won't let you forget it. These dogs are curious and friendly, yet still manage to maintain a sense of spunkiness. Here are nine photos of the "badger dog" that will make you […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-dachshund-pics/ | January 3, 2017
Black Dachshund in the Street. Autumn Season.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 9 Fun Facts About the Dachshund
These Dachshund facts tell the story of a fascinating and hard-working dog breed. Learn all about this German dog with a hunting past.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/things-you-didnt-know-about-the-dachshund/ | August 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Feature Vivian The ‘Giant’ Dachshund Moves To NYC And Helps Kids In The Process
Vivian the Dachshund is larger than life. Yes, a larger-than-life Dachshund. This little dog towers over the Brooklyn Bridge, a Manhattan boardwalk, and other people around her.     How you ask? With a little help from her owner, Mitch Boyer. Boyer created the first giant picture of Vivian in the summer of 2014 during […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/vivian-the-giant-dachshund-moves-to-nyc-and-helps-kids-in-the-process/ | June 23, 2016
Expert Advice: News Dachshund Dazzles As Therapy Dog With Flair
This Oscar is no grouch. The 6-year-old Dachshund volunteers with his owner Robin Douglas as a therapy dog at several locations in Wisconsin. But in addition to his typical duties, snuggling with residents at Agrace Hospice Care, for instance, or visiting with students from a local college, he has a special gimmick—wearing festive costumes. Oscar […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/oscar-the-dachsie-dazzles/ | March 31, 2016
Expert Advice: News Brave Dachshund Saves Two Children From Bear Attack
Two young boys have a little wiener dog to thank for saving them from the clutches of a vicious black bear. Nikita Nikonov, 12, and Stas Nagornov, 8, of Russia were walking home from the store when a black bear approached them, the Siberian Times reported. They tried running, but the bear got ahold of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/brave-dachshund-saves-kids/ | November 12, 2015
Canine Partners Pit Bull – Dachshund Mix Becomes Shelter Ambassador
A mixed-breed dog with a rather unique look has received much public attention and is now serving as an ambassador for the shelter which rescued him. The Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society in Georgia posted pictures of Rami, a 1-year-old Dachshund/Pit Bull mix, to their Facebook page. It took less than 24 hours for the photos […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/pit-bull-dachshund-mix-becomes-shelter-ambassador/ | October 13, 2015
Expert Advice: News Dachshunds in the News! (Oktoberfest Edition)
Dachshunds are bound to pop up anywhere, doing anything. But who has time to keep track of all those Dachsie doings? As a public service, AKC Dog Lovers goes around the corner and around the world to bring you (cue deep-voiced announcer with lots of reverb) DACHSHUNDS IN THE NEWS! EL PASO, TEXAS—You never know […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dachshund-news-oktoberfest/ | September 23, 2015
Expert Advice: News Dachshunds in the News!
Dachshunds are bound to pop up anywhere, doing anything. But who has time to keep track of all those Dachsie doings? As a public service, AKC Dog Lovers goes around the corner and around the world to bring you (cue deep-voiced announcer with lots of reverb) DACHSHUNDS IN THE NEWS! Pancevo, Serbia—The Associated Press reported that the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dachshunds-in-the-news/ | July 20, 2015
Sports & Events Judges’ Study Guides
AKC Group Standards Download AKC approved breed standards by complete group for use on any portable electronic device. Sporting Hound Working Terrier Toy Non-Sporting Herding Misc. Judges Study Guide No single written guide is ever comprehensive enough to be the only learning tool utilized in preparation for judging a new breed. We urge you to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/judging-information/judges-study-guides/ | June 17, 2024
Expert Advice: Alternative Medicine Medicinal Mushrooms for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
You may have considered mushrooms' health benefits for humans, but what about the potential benefits of medicinal mushrooms for dogs?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/medicinal-mushrooms-for-dogs/ | June 6, 2024
Press Releases AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES PERFORMANCE EVENTS JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the recipients of the Junior Scholarships awarded to those who compete in Performance Events.  Scholarships totaling $10,000 were awarded to the following recipients. “These Juniors have shown excellent dedication to their education […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-performance-events-junior-scholarship-recipients/ | June 5, 2024
Golden Retriever getting comforted while lying on a table at the vet.
Expert Advice: General Health Renal Dysplasia in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Renal dysplasia (RD), also known as renal malformation, refers to a type of congenital chronic kidney disease. Learn more about renal dysplasia in dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/renal-dysplasia-in-dogs/ | May 31, 2024

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