My name is Merry Noel!

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

Facts about Merry Noel

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10833446

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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When Merry Noel came into rescue from a hoarding situation on November 26th, she was so overweight that we had no idea she was pregnant until she was suddenly not alone in her crate. We had a rocky start at first as she was very confused and scared, but she has come to trust her foster family. Merry took excellent care of her single puppy and when the need arose, she adopted 3 other puppies and cared for and fed them as well. Her dedication to caring for those 4 puppies has truly been extraordinary and we encourage you to watch the video at the bottom of this page to learn the whole story.

Merry is estimated to be about 5 years old. She is a tweenie red female, weighing in around 13 pounds-- down from around 18 pounds. Merry is looking for a very special home: patience, understanding, no children, and very few to no visitors. Once Merry knows you and trusts you, she is the sweetest, gentlest dog who loves to cuddle and be loved on. She can be very goofy and silly; rolling around on the floor, making little pig noises! She is good with other dogs in the home, but she would love to be an only dog. She loves toys and will stash them all over the house and carry them around all over the place-- she rarely destroys them and is fairly protective of them. Merry is excellent in the bath and with nail trims. She is working hard on her house training. That said, when Merry first meets people, she is unpredictable and will bite at ankles and hands. We have been working with her on these behaviors and she is showing a lot of improvement! Merry's behaviors can all be prevented if you are proactive, but we also believe that with love and time Merry will come to understand that people are safe.

If you are interested in this sweet, loving dog who needs a special family, please submit an application and DDRTX will contact you and discuss how we can work together to help Merry be part of your family.

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

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.