Dog Bloat: Symptoms and Prevention Strategies

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Dog bloat can be a medical emergency.

Dog bloat is a serious condition that can be fatal.  Dog bloat is also known as Torsion or Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV).  In general bloat is a problem for larger dogs. But since dachshunds have a large chest cavity, they’re at risk too. Some people suspect that dogs’ genetics can predispose them … Read More

Dachshund Diseases: Signs and Treatments

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Dachshund diseases can often be treated well.

Dachshund diseases vary and aren’t necessarily going to happen to your baby. Personally I hate even thinking about them! But I do believe that it’s important to know what they are so you can be on the lookout for signs. That way you can practice early treatment as soon as … Read More

Dachshund Eye Problems: Signs and Care

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A dachshund eye problem can result in blindness.

Dachshund eye problems are something you want to catch as early as possible. Sometimes dachshunds develop a degenerative eye disorder called Progressive Retinal Atrophy, or PRA. It can ultimately lead to blindness as the photoreceptors in the back of the eye waste away. But long before a dachshund goes blind, a … Read More