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Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

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Organization Name: Dakota Dachshund Rescue
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57110
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(605) 310-8443


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Breed: Dachshund
Gender: Female Female
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Afraid of Commitment

Age: Adult
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57101
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Posted Breed: Dachshund. See Afraid of Commitment's HomepageGo to our official websiteYou can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Please contact Diane for more information about this pet.AFRAID OF LONG-TERM COMMITMENT? TRY FOSTERING! Dakota Dachshund Rescue always needs more volunteers to fulfill our mission of rescuing Dachshunds and Dachshund mixes. We especially need foster homes, but also welcome anyone who would like to help with transporting, fundraising, adoption and education events, or any number of ways to support our rescue group. If you are an adult (18 years or older) and can offer some of your time and love for our dachshunds, please go to our website www.dakotadachshundrescue.org for more information and to complete a membership application. Please share with us in helping a rescued dog find his forever, loving home. You will find it to be one of life's most rewarding and fulfilling experiences.

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

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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Bella

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Please contact Diane for more information about this pet. Hi! My name is Bella. I came to DDR because I don't do well with small children, but at my foster home I do fine with older kids. I am a very active 10 year old. I love exploring in my foster home's fenced yard, I love finding squirrels, rabbits, birds and anything else that I could chase. I am 11 years old, I weigh 14 pounds, my adoption fee is $175 plus sales tax $7.88 = $182.88
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      Carlisle and...

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (medium coat). Carlisle and Paxton are the best of friends. They have always been together and as far as DDR is concerned they always will be. Carlisle loves to play with toys and loves his family. They are both very good boys. Carlisle is 5 years old. He weighs 14 pounds. His adoption fee with his brother is $475.00 plus sales tax $21.38 = $496.38
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      Baxter

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Hello! My name is Baxter. I love a comfy blanket and snuggling and just being with you. I'm a senior guy that doesn't need much, I just want a human to hang out with and love me. Can you be my forever home? My name is Baxter. I am 14 years old and I weigh about 12 pounds. My adoption fee is $175.00 plus sales tax $7.88=$182.88
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      Bandit

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Hello - my name is Bandit. My mom loved me very much, but she couldn't keep me any more. She asked DDR to find me a wonderful home and they said they will. My foster mom says I am the sweetest boy ever. I love everyone - adults and kids - anyone that wants to give me attention and love I am fine with that. I really love to be with you, but I don't complain if you have a few things to do. I will wait quietly for you to pay attention to me. Please come to meet me. I am very active and you will never know I am 12. My name is Bandit and I weigh about 12 pounds. I am 12 years old and my adoption fee is $175 plus tax of $7.88 for a total of $182.88.
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    • Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Archie

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Chihuahua (short coat). Hi - my name is Archie. I came with Ava, Earl and Brodie. Our home was a nasty drug house. It was busted and now we don't have a home. I do very well with little dogs. I LOVE to play and am learning to listen. I love to go for walks - or do whatever you are doing. If you are sitting - I will be right there with you. I would so love to have a family of my own. My name is Archie. I weigh about 20 pounds. We are not sure about my breed. I am about 1 year old. My adoption fee is $275 plus $12.38 tax.
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Toby

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Please contact Diane for more information about this pet. My name is Toby. I am a very handsome boy. My family really loved me very much and took wonderful care of me. I ended up hurting my back and needing surgery. They weren't able to provide the care I needed so they did the best thing they could for me. They brought me to DDR. I had my back surgery and it went very well. My foster mom is very experienced in taking care of dogs like me so I will get exactly the care I need. Right now I need sponsors too to help with all the care I will need. My name is Toby. I weigh about 17 pounds and I am 7 years old. I need help paying my medical bills...well, DDR does. My back surgery was very expensive for a small rescue group and now I start my rehab, I'm really hoping to walk again but it will take time and patience. Can you be my friend and help support me while I recuperate? I'm still working on my rehab and my foster mom says I'm ready for a home of my own! If you have that special place in your heart to work with a dachshund in a cart....I'm your guy! The girls will teach you all of my rehab exercises and they are still hoping I will walk on my own again as I'm doing so well and have deep pain sensation back. I am 9 years old, I weigh 17 pounds, my adoption fee is $175 plus sales tax $7.88 = $182.88.
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Seery

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (medium coat). Please contact Diane for more information about this pet. Hi! My name is Seery. DDR doesn't know much about my past, I was a stray out on my own for a very long time before ending up in a shelter. I was infested with fleas and worms so I was in pretty bad shape. It took quite awhile for me to trust my foster mom and others. I'm very happy now as I got some great medical care and am feeling much better. I take a bit to get to know new people and to trust them so you have to take it slow with me. Once I trust you I love just hanging out on the couch or following you around in the yard. I am 7 years old, I weigh 12 pounds, my adoption fee is $250 plus sales tax $11.25 = $261.25
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Izzie

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Izzie is a beautiful little girl that was taken to the Humane Society due to a back injury. I met Izzie and decided to have her evaluated by Dr Heidi, we decided that she was a candidate for back surgery. She is doing well with her therapy, but has a long way to go. Izzie is learning to use her back legs again and is a very determined girl. The sparkle in her eyes and her spirit make you push that much harder to help her do her therapies to strengthen her legs and back. Will you be Izzie's sweetheart and sponsor her in this most difficult time? Izzie Update. The Iz Bomb is the nickname I'm currently using as Izzie is the Bomb! Everyone else is groaning about the snow, but I've found it to be a godsend as Izzie doesn't like a cold bottom . . . yes she can feel the cold! Since the snow has come Izzie doesn't sit as much as she stands and is taking more steps than ever. She seems to sense how proud I am of her and would do anything to get to where ever Doug is! She's done more in her cart now that Mollie has arrived as Mollie races around like a bat out of hell! Izzie is going to walk again, I can feel it! Keep Iz Bomb in your thoughts and prayers. She needs lots of angels out there pulling for her! Izzie loves her new cart from K9 Carts http://www.k-9cart.com/ Check out the Iz Bomb's video in her cart! Izzie is 10 years old, she weighs a little over 10 pounds, her adoption fee is $175 plus sales tax $7.88= $182.88
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Teddy

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Please contact Weston for more information about this pet. Hi! My name is Teddy. I was a stray so DDR is just getting to know me. I get along great with the other dachshunds in my foster home. I go outside to potty with all my new friends. DDR will update my description as they learn more about me. I am approximately 8 years old, I weigh 18 pounds, my adoption fee is $175 plus sales tax $7.88=$182.88
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Sioux Falls, SD

      Paxton and C...

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sioux Falls, SD
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). Paxton and his brother Carlisle are a couple of handsome boys. They have always been together and always will be. They are very happy boys and very nice boys. Paxton loves to follow his person around and play with his brother. Paxton is 5 years old. He weighs 12 pounds. His adoption fee with is brother is $475.00 plus sales tax $21.38 = $496.38.
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