1. J

    Toothless 9 year old doxie

    I'll try to make this short. Last Wednesday my dad asked me if I would take my parents' 9 (almost 10) year old dachshund to the vet (my dad had a spinal stroke 3 1/2 years ago and is confined to a wheelchair now so getting around isn't easy for him). The dog, Joey, had been coughing and...
  2. E

    Teeth brushing

    I have been 'brushing' my two dashies' teeth with just my finger - nothing on it because I'm afraid of the dogs swallowing things - I'm wondering if a brush would be more effective in removing plaque?
  3. K

    Proud new first time doxie owner... but have some concerns!

    I adopted a 2-3 yr old Dachshund from my local shelter a week ago. Dexter has already become my best buddy, so naturally I want to give him the best care possible, especially since his last owners clearly did not give him any vet care whatsoever. So far I only have one major concern and that is...