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Dachshund Dog for adoption in Columbia, Tennessee - Doc in TN
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All American Dachshund Rescue

Facts about Doc in TN

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10834347-2016-09-30-01
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

When you adopt one you save 2 the one your adopted and the one you made room for!

CITY, STATE:  Murfreesboro, TN

NAME:  Doc       

AGE:  5 yrs.

SEX:  Male

WEIGHT:  13 lbs. (needs to gain a pound or two!)

COLOR:  Black & Tan

COAT:  Smooth



ADOPTION FEE:  $285.00 + $15.00 Chip Fee




SPECIAL NEEDS:  No, just lots of love


HOME W/ OTHER DOGS:        MALE: Yes       FEMALE: Yes

HOME W/ CATS:  Unknown

MICROCHIP #:  SmartTag  900074001808780

MONTHLY HEARTWORM DATE:  28th of the month

FOSTER HOME:  Erich Zimmerman,

RESCUE #:  2016-09-30-01


Doc is one of those dogs that has maintained a sweet personality throughout a lot of hardship.  Doc was surrendered to a shelter and tested heart worm positive.  He’s through all of that now, but in addition to that condition he must have had a hard hand as a young pup because he has some submissive pee issues that he is working to overcome.  Much of the time his pee issues are from pure excitement.  We don’t think that he was given very much attention at his previous house and when you give him attention, he can get really excited.  Despite all of these obstacles, he is a curious, lively lad who has made friends with all of the other dogs in his foster household.  He is a bit reserved at first, but when he gets used to his surroundings he loves to play, investigate, and be everything that we love about Dachshunds!!  He LOVES to curl up in your lap and take nice long naps.

Doc has not been around children, so we don’t know how he is with little ones but, given his pee issues, he might do best in a house with no kids.  He has gotten along with all dogs but cats are a question mark.  He is a little on the thin side but his appetite is great and he should be at his ideal weight of around 15 pounds very soon.    

Doc is a great little guy.  He needs an understanding home with veteran Dachshund owners who can nurture him and get him the rest of the way to becoming a well-adjusted dog.  If you are that person, you will be rewarded with a loving, wonderful Doxie!  Please give Doc a chance!!

If you want more information about Doc, contact his foster dad, Erich, at

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.


=============== Information for all dogs/adopters ==============

If you have questions about this dog please feel free to contact the foster home at the email address listed above.  They have the most up-to-date information concerning the dog and would be happy to answer any questions about the animal. 

We welcome out of state and Canadian adoptions, but we will not ship any dog via cargo. You will have to make arrangements to pick up the dog or for them to go by ground transport. If you choose transporting by either volunteers through our organization or by paid transporter, there will be an additional $45 Fee added for the required Health Certificate. 

We will not adopt into the state of CT, RI or MA due to strict laws regarding importation of dogs into those states. If you have an issue with this, you need to take this up with your legislatures.

We are now approved to adopt/foster in the state of NH but adopters will have to pay health certificate fee of $45.00 once to get the dog to our quarantine facility and another $50.00 fee to get the dog out of quarantine after two days.

To understand the adoption process through AADR, please visit the Adoption Information.  Transportation options are outlined on that page in Step 3.

If you are interested in adopting this Dachshund please Read Before You Adopt and then you can complete an Application.


Please don't let the distance stand in your way of finding your newest best friend. We have volunteers that will help your 'new friend' get up and down the East Coast or up and down the West Coast. We just can't get them from one Coast to the other but some day we hope to have enough volunteers to do that as well.  For now, please look for dogs on your coast.



About All American Dachshund Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a non-profit organization that rescues dachshunds from shelters, owner surrenders and fully vets them including dental and heartworm treated if needed and all health issues addressed before they are put on the website to be adopted. We do this due to the fact that there are so many Dachshunds out there that are bred and brought by people that don't know the breed and after they get the dog home and find out after a couple of months that they can't housebreak the dog and it's not good with their kids, they dump the dog in the shelters or if we are lucky they contacts us. Some Dachshund are not so lucky and get shifted to several homes or are sold to puppymills that bred them into the groud.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All of our dogs are in foster homes in TN, AL, LA, KY, AR, AZ, NY, CT, VA, MD, NC, FL, and GA. They can not be seen at any one place but all foster homes are happy to send you additional pictures or answer any questions you may have in regards to their fosters. We do not have any regular place that we go to to show off our dogs but if you are close to the foster home we will be glad to meet you somewhere to show you a or any dogs that you may be interested in.

Our Adoption Process...

Our fees are as follows
0 to 6mos..........350.00 no charge for chip

7mos-24mos....300.00 no charge for chip

3-4 yrs.................275.00+10.00 chip fee

4-7 yrs.................250.00+10.00 chip fee

7-9 yrs.................200.00+10.00chip fee

10 and up years $150.00 Or "Just a donation(dogs assessed on and individual basis)

Mixes-puppies $250.00 +10.00 chip fee

Mixes-adults $150.00 Or sometimes "Just a donation" depending on the age of the mix + $10 microchip fee

Special Needs $150.00 Medical Issues + $10 microchip fee

Special Needs $200.00 Handicapped + $10 microchip fee

All dogs are spayed/neutered/UTD on all shots/heartworm checked and treated if necessary and dental if necessary.
You do have to fill out an online adoption application at and we will do a phone interview, check your references and vet and we WILL DO a homevisit no matter what state you are in. To adopt a dachshund you must either have a fenced in yard or ALWAYS keep them on leash. These are hunters and if you allow them to run free they will NOT come back or will be hit by a car or attacked by another dog. When you adopt the dog you are giving a two week trail period and if you feel you need more time we are happy to give that to you if you will notify us. We also make you sign a contract that is a legal and binding contract. Once you put in a application to adopt one of our fosters we will try to get back to you as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us in a week please e mail us as your app may have gotten lost. We also have the right to refuse to adopt to anyone that we feel would not make a good home for our Dachshunds. Please remember these dogs have been in at least 2-3 homes possible more and it could take the whole two weeks for them to adjust and possobly longer.