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Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

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Organization Name: Dachshund Paws
Location: Hesperia, CA
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Breed: Dachshund
Gender: Female Female
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Fudge

Age: Senior
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 11/29/2016
Location: Hesperia, CA 92345
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Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

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Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
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Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Fudge is an 14 year old black mini dachshunds. Fudge weighs 10 pounds. Fudge's elderly mom was taken from the home due to an abusive situation. Fudge were left in the care of someone who treated them very badly. A wonderful women who was concerned for her safety contacted us and told us the situation. With her help she is now safe. Fudge had a litter mate, but he did pass away recently. He had a bad heart and prior years of no care took its toll. Fudge is perfect and ready for her new home. Fudge is an absolute sweetheart and a total love. She has no teeth, so her tongue hangs out the side of her mouth. She still loves to give gentle kisses!! Even with no teeth, she loves her dry food. We get her senior small bites and she loves it. She needs NO special care. She is very healthy and active, but also loves to snuggle under the covers. Her bloodwork came back amazing and with her diet of good food, love and care she SHINES, literally check out her coat!! She has the most amazing shiny black coat. This girl is a lap dog. She is looking for an adult only home. She is looking for a loving home to spend the rest of her days loved and cared for. Fudge's Adoption fee: $100 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org

Dachshund

A.K.A. : teckel
Overview: The Dachshund (German for 'badger dog') is a family favorite. Playful, friendly, and full of charm, he makes a great pet.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): miniature - 11lb and under, standard - over 11lb (
Height (in): 5-9
Colors: Solid red, sable, or cream; black and tan, chocolate and tan, wild boar and tan, gray and tan, or fawn and tan, brindle.
Coat: Coat can be smooth, long, or wire-haired. The hairs on the Wire-haired Dachshund should lie flat and be as hard as possible.
Character: Dachshunds are brave, intelligent, and independent.
Temperament: This breed is fairly reserved around strangers, but will form a strong bond with its family. They can be somewhat assertive toward other dogs.
Care: The Dachshund needs occasional brushing to remove dead hairs. The long-haired variety can be prone to tangles, so they may require more grooming. The wire-haired variety should be plucked twice yearly.
Training: This breed can be easy to train (particularly the long-haired variety). However, all varieties require a firm and consistent approach to keep their minds on track.
Activity: The Dachshund needs a fair amount of exercise, so long walks are required.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is prone to spinal disc problems and can develop heart disease, urinary tract problems, and diabetes.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

More About Dachshund Breed
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  1. Do your research – find out what types of dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle and the activity level of your family. Also keep in mind the grooming needs of certain breeds that might require frequent maintenance.
  2. Decide what you can handle – before you get sucked in by all the adorable puppy eyes you’re about to see, think long and hard about the appropriate age dog for your family or if you are capable of caring for a special needs dog. Puppies are a lot of work, if you don’t have time for potty training and obedience classes you’ll want to consider an older dog. There are plenty of middle aged, vibrant dogs up for adoption as well as many senior dogs that would be a great fit for a family looking for a more subdued dog with lots of love to give.
  3. Learn about the shelters and their adoption policies – It might be easier to start looking at shelters within a certain radius of home but don’t be afraid to venture out to other states as well. Many states have larger populations of adoptable dogs and their shelters are willing to transport pets to suitable adopting families. Some shelters might have requirements for a home visit, a fenced yard or require you to visit the pet multiple times before you commit to adopting. Understand that the shelters are doing their best to place the pets in suitable homes and these requirements are in the best interest of both you and the pet.
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  5. Meet in person. Whenever possible it is best to meet the animal in person before agreeing to bring them into your life. Even though photos and descriptions can tell you a bit about a dog, you can’t get a true feeling for the animal until you are able to interact with them and make sure they are a good fit for your entire family, including other pets.
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    • Basset Hound-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Oliver

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      Breed: Basset Hound-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Basset Hound / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (medium coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Oliver is a 1 year old 40 pound Lab/hound mix. He is a very shy and timid at first, give him his space and he will come to you. He loves attention once he trusts. He will need a family that understand his fears and is willing to work with him and not give up on him instantly. He needs to feel secure before he will show you his sweet side. Ollie is great with small dogs or dogs his size. He would be best in a home with no children. He enjoys a good game of chase or wrestling. Oliver's favorite is to play fetch. He loves to play fetch. He will play as long as you are willing to throw the toy or ball. His nightly game of fetch seems to be the highlight of his day. Ollie is a big dog on little legs. Ollie has one partially blue eye, which adds to his unique character. He is such a sweetheart and deserves only the best home. This boy will make a great addition to a family that is ready to take the time to help him become a loved family member. Oliver's adoption fee: $250 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • Doxle Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Zeus

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      Breed: Doxle
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund / Beagle / Mixed (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Zeus is a 3 year old Dachshund/Beagle mix. Zeus weighs about 18 pounds. Zeus is a bit shy, but is learning that being a part of a family is a good thing. Squeak a toy and you have found your best friend. Zeus gets so excited when he sees his people, he turns in circles and bounces up and down. Zeus loves to play with toys and loves to play chase. Zeus is fine with dogs and cats, and would be fine with older kids. Zeus would do best in a home with a playful and confident doggie sibling. Zeus is learning the doggie door and is doing well on his house manners. Zeus' adoption fee: $250 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Buddy

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Buddy is a 2 year old tweenie sized Dachshund. Buddy is on the bigger side and weighs 16 pounds. He is very handsome and has very soulful eyes! Buddy came from a home that had too many dogs and they were all living outside. Since coming to rescue he has decided living inside with the family is the best. He already has his favorite spot on the couch. He grabs a blankets and cuddles up on his favorite spot. Buddy can be a bit shy at first, but once he decides you're safe he is your best friend. Buddy is great with dogs, cats and older kids. He would do best in a home with an active and well social doggie sibling to teach him the ropes. Buddy is learning a doggie door, and is crate trained. Buddy is really looking for a home that wants to include him the family and sleeping in the big bed with her person would be a plus. Buddy has come along way since coming to his foster home, he’s very loving and enjoys making new friends, so now is time for him to find his forever home. Buddy's adoption fee:$250 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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      Tug Boat

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (long coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Tug Boat is a 8 year old shaded cream, long tweenie sized Dachshund. Tug came to rescue extremely overweight. He is on a diet and has lost weight, but has a way to go. Tug is a great dog and will make someone a great addition to their family. Tug loves everyone. He gets along with dogs, cats and kids. He is a total seeetheart. Tug goes on small walks to help in his weight loss. He is hoping to be beach body ready soon. Tug is very heathy, all bloodwork is normal. Tugs family just "loved" him with food. Tug is looking for a home with a family that will be strict with his weight loss journey. Tug's adoption fee: $150 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Mickey

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Micky is sweet and adorable 3 year old Pitbul mix. Micky and Mallory were found running loose on a very busy street. They were scooped up to safety, but owners were never found. Mickey loves to play. He will wrestle for hours with his foster siblings, take a nap and then start all over with their playtime. Mickey is great with other dogs. Mickey love to chase the ball and if you're lucky he may bring it back once. Mickey is great with other dogs, are fine with *knock over proof* kids (kids old enough not to be easily knocked over) and he loves all people he has met. He can be shy and timid in new situations. He does need some work on socialization in new places. He do need some obedience work, but he quite intelligent and will excel with some consistency and time. Mickey's adoption fee: $250 with his sister We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Mallory

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Mallory is a sweet and adorable 3 year old Pitbul mix. Micky and Mallory were found running loose on a very busy street. They were scooped up to safety, but owners were never found. Mallory loves to play. Mallory loves water. She enjoys taking a dip in her doggie pool, or playing in the sprinklers. She would make a great river companion. Mallory is good with other dogs her size , is fine with *knock over proof* kids (kids old enough not to be easily knocked over) and enjoys attention from all people she has met. She will need some obedience work, but she's intelligent and will excel with some consistency and time. Do you have a kiddie pool or sprinklers that need a dog to use them? Mickey and Mallory are ready!! Mallory and Mickey's adoption fee: $250/pair We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Skeeter

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      Breed: Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Mixed (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Skeeter is a 7 year old min pin mix. Skeeter weighs about 13 pounds. Skeeter is a great dog. He is super sweet, very loving and gets along with everyone. Skeeter was found wandering the streets and was sent to the shelter. Lucky for him he came in with a couple dachshunds, so we couldn't leave a family member behind. Skeeter is a gentle soul with the need to please. He just wants to be loved and taken care of. If you sit on the couch, Skeeter feels it is his job to fill your lap. Your lap will never be empty with Mr Skeeter around. Skeeter enjoys his new life as a house dog and loves to hang out on the fluffy comfy beds. Skeeter is great with dog, cats and loves kids. Skeeters adoption fee: $100 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • Dachshund-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Maisy

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      Breed: Dachshund-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund / Terrier / Mixed (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Hi my name is Maisy. I am about 6 years old. As you can tell from my pictures I am always pretty happy. Sadly, I do get anxiety at first when left alone. I get a little worried that you are not coming back for me, but I need to just be taught that you will always come back to me. If there is another dog in the house, I am totally fine when left alone. I just do not like to be totally alone. I have been abandoned by my family that told me they would love me forever, so you see why I get worried? If you ask me, I am a great catch for someone. I get along great with dogs, cats and kids. I actually love everyone! I love to be held and loved on and definitely up to sit on the couch and watch a movie. I weigh about 12 pounds. What more can you ask for. My foster mom says I am a wonder dachshund, because she says I wonder what else is in there, yea we do not really know my breed. If adorable was a breed, that is me! I know black dogs have a very hard time getting adopted, but I am hoping my radiant personality will prove the statistics wrong. If you are looking for a sweet and adorable little girl, then stop right here, because that is ME! Maisy's adoption fee: $150 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • Dachshund-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Gigi

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      Breed: Dachshund-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund / Mixed (short coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Gigi is a 6 year old chocolate and tan dachshund mix. Gigi weighs 19 pounds. Gigi was dropped off at a very busy LA County shelter by her owner. No information was given about her or reason she was given up. Gigi stared out the door day after day waiting for her person, to come back but they never did. Gigi was very scared and very angry. She wanted nothing to do with anyone, so she sat in the back of her kennel staring at the wall. She just wanted this whole scary ordeal to end. She was hoping she would wake up, back in her bed and be safe. A plea went out for a rescue to save her and we answered. Gigi loves attention and actually demands it! If you are sitting down she thinks it is her duty to make sure you have a lap full of doxie. Gigi will take a home that is patient and understands her need for an adjustment period. She is very shy and can be defensive if pushed too quick. Gigi is great with dogs and cats, sorry no small kids. Gigi's adoption fee: $150 We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Hesperia, CA, USA

      Katie

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (long coat). The application is the first step in the adoption process, so if you are interested in adopting please fill out the online adoption application first by visiting our website at www.dachshundpaws.org Katie is a 14 year old red long hair mini dachshund. Katie came into rescue when her human mom passed away. She came in with her doggie brother, but sadly he had advanced stage lymphoma and the stress of everything was too much for him. Katie was quite sad and confused but she is settling in. Katie had some neck issues and she is getting treatment. She takes steroids, gets laser and acupuncture. She is doing well and is a lot more active. She is great with dogs and cats. She would do best in a quiet home with another dog since she was always with her brother. Katie really would like one last great home to spend the rest of her days in. It may be one month, it may be several years, but all dogs deserve one last great home!! Katie's adiotion fee: donation to the rescue to continue saving senior doxies! We do not have a kennel or facility to visit, all dogs are kept in foster homes until their forever homes are found. Adoption Process: Once an approved application is on file, we will then set up a home visit. At that time we will bring the dog to the home in which you will all be sharing. We ask the entire family to be there that day. If we all agree on the placement, then the dog will stay with you that day. Please visit our website at www.dachshundpaws.org
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