Obie the formerly obese Dachshund made headlines in 2012 when he clocked in at 77 pounds! With the help of a new owner and diet and exercise, he lost 50 pounds in one year and posed for a 2015 calendar! Way to go Obie! Watch and enjoy:
Madeline, the Dachshund gained international fame during the summer of 2012, after a video of her playing with an unlikely friend, a ghost crab, went viral on YouTube. Then suddenly she suffered from a disk extrusion and paralysis of her back legs… Watch the whole story here:
Meet Dachshunds Lorna and Lucy. They were dropped off at a shelter in California. Luckily, a new forever family decided to travel 200 miles to come and pick them up and finally giving them the life they always deserved! You can practically see the smiles on their faces!
A dachshund named Tinkerbell is probably glad she had some fairy dust after being rescued days after her owner’s home was engulfed in a mudslide, in Camarillo, CA. After the mudslide emergency responders were unable to locate his 5-year-old dachshund, who was believed to have died in the chaos. Two days later, neighbors saw Tinkerbell […]
The owner of Obie, the corpulent weiner dog that dropped nearly 50 pounds and became a national and international dachshund star with his own website, signed and agreement Wednesday with the Oregon Attorney General’s office to donate $13,000 to a group of various animal charities. Since January, Nora Vanatta was being investigated on how she […]
Obie went through an amazing weight loss journey losing more than 50 pounds! Following 2 years of a rigid weight-loss diet, Obie now weighs only 23 pounds. In the early stages of his weigh loss program his buddy Nog was there to give him lots of encouragement! More about Obie: http://jzorro.com/dachshundfanclub/50-pounds/
When Dixon came to Animal Haven in 2012 he was paralyzed from the waist down and dragged his hind legs behind him. Just over a year later, Dixon’s life has been remarkably transformed. Thanks to a wheeled cart, hydrotherapy and the shelter’s efforts, he is able to run (without the wheels) and is happy in […]
This is perhaps one the oldest footage of Dachhsunds. It was shot in the Querns Kennels, close to London, in 1938! It shows various shots of the Dachshunds at the kennels, running along and barking. A Great Dane and a pair of kittens also appear in the video.
Linda Pate is a Dachshund lover. She has 5 special needs Dachshunds. One of them receives therapy at the UT College of Veterinary Medicine overseen by Dr. Marti Drum. Watch the video:
Meet Riley, a 4-year-old Dachshund. Riley’s owner has more than 400 jumps under his belt. So one day he decided he wanted to bring his canine friend along for a jump. A friend crafted a special harness and “doggles” for Riley, who is said to have “loved” the experience. Watch & enjoy Riley’s jump: Source: […]