My name is Sputnik!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in San Antonio, Texas - Sputnik
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Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas

Facts about Sputnik

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9294905

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Rescue Dachshunds.  Look around and read their bios.  Find a few whose personality seems to fit well.  Consider one of our Well Seasoned Seniors who are truly wonderful and have so much to offer.  Need help finding the best fit?  We'll help with that too.  Please fill out an application and let’s get you all matched up with a loving new “furever’ companion and friend. You’ll find the application on the “Available Dogs” page.  NOTE:   Adoptions to Texas residents only .  

Standard Adoption Fee: $225 ea.  $350 pair  Reduced rates for Seniors/Special Needs

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Hi I'm Sputnik, people say I have a LIVELY "scientific" personality.  I'm a four year old B&T male with a LOT of energy.  I'm a friendly fellow that gets along with most dogs.  I can be a little energetic with my play and some dogs don't like all that energy so I would do best with other dogs closer to my age, activity and energy level.  A home without cats is required as I seem to be obsessed with them.  My foster mom says I'm not fond of water being sprayed on me or at me so be attentive with me around water. My foster mom says I'm a very CURIOUS fellow who has a passion for TOYS and the outdoors and playing with both humans and doggies alike!  She says when I go on my walks, I love to meet every human that walks by!  I enjoy exploring the back yard, walking the neighborhood, playing with my foster sister and after a good day of fun I just LOVE to take a DOGGIE NAP on the cough!  My foster mom says I would do best around people that are home more often and who have a buddy for me to play with so that I don't get board or into mischief.  So if you are looking for a fellow who loves walks in the neighborhood, playtime with humans and doggies and nap time, I may just be the dog for you!

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Love dachshunds and not ready to adopt or circumstances won't permit having a dog?  How about being a sponsor or making a donation.  Every one of our dachshunds receives excellent medical care along with day to day food, love and housing.  Being non-profit, we rely on generous individuals like yourselves to help save these fur babies.  You can do this specifically for one dog with the sponsor button on their webpage or a general donation on our “How To Help” page.  Easy and quick through Pay Pal or your debit/credit card.  You generosity is sincerely appreciated by all and is tax deductable.  Need other ideas?  You'll find tons of them on the How to Help tab.  All contributions are tax deductable.


Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization with focus on rescue and adoption of pure breed Dachshunds.  All dogs are fully vetted and housed on private property.  Meetings are scheduled upon adoption approval.  Thank you for your continued support to the rescue and shelter communities!  Opt to Adopt!





About Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas

About Our Rescue Group...

Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas is an all volunteer group in the heart of Texas that is dedicated to the health, welfare and happiness of our dachshund friends. We are based in San Antonio, Texas but we have fosters/volunteers in Austin, San Angelo and DFW areas. We are a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. As such, we must rely heavily on donations and contributions to be able to pay the costs of health care, administrative needs, and other necessary expenses for each of our dachshunds. Diamond Dachshund has rescued, rehabilitated and placed approximately one hundred dachshunds each year since our incorporation in 1998. That's a lot of happy, healthy dogs and equally happy families! We strive to find the right home for each dog's individual personality and needs, so that the placement is permanent and both the dogs and the humans who adopt them, are equally happy.

Our Adoption Process...

Current Adoption Fee $ 225.00 per dog, discounts for bonded pairs or senior/special needs dogs or previous adopters from DDRTX.

Adoption application, reference checks and home visit required for adoption approval. Previous pets must have been kept up to date on vaccinations, be spayed or neutered, AND kept on heartworm prevention. Application can be found on our primary website on the "Available Dogs" page.