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
Merle is a great big teddy bear in more than one sense. He's a huge cuddle bug, but youngsters beware, he does not like to be startled, he does not like his ears touched, and he prefers a very gentle touch. Merle will take some patience in the beginning because he was not very well socialized. However, once he warms up to you, he is your new best friend. He is crate trained, loves rawhides, toys, and basking in the sun. He would prefer to sleep in the big bed, but he is a pillow hog, so he does much better in his crate at night. He needs to lose a few pounds, but so far he is doing great on his new diet. He would be best suited in a home with older dogs or no other pets, no cats, and no children. He loves adults, and sofa time is his favorite time!
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!
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