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Dachshund Dog Adoption

Are you considering adopting a rescued Dachshund? If so, it's important to get a better understanding of the Beagle's personality to make sure he's a good fit for you and your family. Below you'll find information that describes the Dachshund characteristics. We hope you will find it valuable as you consider adopting a rescue Dachshund.

Dachshund personality

The Dachshund, meaning "badger dog" in German, is a lively breed with a friendly personality and keen sense of smell. Known for their long and low bodies, they come in three different coat varieties (Smooth, Wirehaired or Longhaired) and can be miniature or standard size.

Dachshunds are lovable, playful companions, and an ideal pet for many homes, including those with children with appropriate supervision. They require moderate exercise, and can adapt to most living environments. Depending on their coat type, Dachshunds may need regular grooming.

Available dachshunds for Adoption

All of our available dogs are currently in loving foster homes waiting patiently for a forever family. Click on the dog you're interested to learn more about their specific situation.