15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

1. Dachshunds are hunting dogs.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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2. They are extremely intelligent and super smart.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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3. It’s a proper job to train these strong willed dogs. They are extremely smart and would require a lot of patience from you to train in.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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4. Dachshunds have long lifespans, ranging from 14 – 16 years old.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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5. They are dogs known to bark often and pretty loudly.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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6. Dachshunds don’t really like rain specifically.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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7. They are short and close to the ground and so they try their best to avoid it.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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8. They are notoriously hard to house train.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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9. Dachshund have a funny shaped body and its hard finding a jacket or a harness for them.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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10. Dachshunds are genetically predisposed to intervertebral disc disease.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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11. They are also more prone to dental disease, Cushing’s disease, Seizures and alopecia.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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12. Dachshunds are prone to obesity.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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13. They love to exercise and play around. So make sure you provide them with plenty of physical exercise.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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14. They love to dig.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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15. Dachshunds love to burrow under the blanket, if there is a blanket lying on the couch, check before you sit down because they most probably be sleeping under there.

15 Things Only a Dachshund Parent Would Understand

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