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My name is Miss Bella!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in Dallas, Texas - Miss Bella
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Dachshund Lovers of Texas

Facts about Miss Bella

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Unknown
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10555149
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Miss Bella came to us with several dogs when their owner passed away unexpectedly. Bella is very cute but she was allowed to become obese so she has difficulty moving around. She's currently on a weight-loss plan, which will help her a lot with mobility. Miss Bella also came with another problem. Initially diagnosed as entropion (eyelid curved inward and scraping the cornea), we have since also found out that Bella has severe 'dry eye', meaning that her tear ducts don't function in that eye. She already has no vision in the eye, so it's been recommened that we have it surgically removed. That's not going to effect Bella's vision at all, and she should actually be more comfortable after the procedure- she will no longer have the pain and itching she has now.
UPDATE- We are working with topical medication in hopes the tear ducts can be stimulated and the 'third eyelid' will become less inflamed, allowing us to have entropion surgery done so Miss Bella can keep the eye (even though it won't see, it's easier procedurally and cosmetically).  We will keep you posted over the next couple weeks. Meanwhile, this sweet lady is still quite chubby so we're continuing work on her diet.




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About Dachshund Lovers of Texas

About Our Rescue Group...

Dachshund Lovers of Texas is a 501(c) (3) non-profit, all-volunteer, foster based, no-kill rescue group for dachshunds located in Dallas, Texas. We are dedicated to the belief that helping pets helps people, and that any life is too precious to throw away when a bit of love can save it!

Our Adoption Process...

5 Simple Steps to Adopting a Dachshund

1) Adoption Application

2) Phone interview

3) Home visit

4) Meet Your New Dachshund

5) Adoption Contract and Fee-
Adoption Fees
Adults - $250
Puppies - $300
Seniors - $150