Books and Web Sites about Dachshunds
Looking for more information on Dachsunds? You've come to the right place! Turn to these books and Web sites — all about Dachshunds — whether you want to delve further into training, learn more about adoption, find cool Dachshund photos, or find products for your wiener dog.
Here are a few fun Dachshund books to add to your collection, if you have one (and if you don't, why not start right now?):
Adopting a Pet for Dummies, by Eve Adamson (Wiley) — Learn more about adopting dogs from shelters and pet rescue groups.
The Culture Clash, by Jean Donaldson (James & Kenneth Publishers) — You'll never look at training a dog the same way again.
Don't Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training, by Karen Pryor (Ringpress Books Ltd) — Another really helpful book on dog training.
Dig In! Earthdog Training Made Easy, by Mario Migliorini (Howell Book House) — Channel you Dachsie's desire to dig with the sport of earthdog.
The Ugly Dachshund, by G.B. Stern (J.N. Townsend Publishing) — This is a classic Dachshund story from 1938.
Day of the Dachshund, by Jim Dratfield (Clarkson Potter) — An adorable and beautiful book of artistic Dachshund photos.
Wiener Dog Art: A Far Side Collection, by Gary Larson (Time Warner Paperbacks) — You'll love these hilarious Dachshund-inspired art reproductions.
Albert, the Dog Who Liked to Ride in Taxis, by Cynthia Zarin (Athenaeum/Richard Jackson Books) — Indispensable for the city-dwelling toddler set.
Pretzel, by H.A. Rey and Margaret Rey (Houghton Mifflin) — A classic children's book from the authors of Curious George.
Gretchen The Bicycle Dog, by Anita Heyman (Dutton Juvenile) — A children's book about a Dachshund who becomes paralyzed but is determined to keep moving.
Wiener web sites
If you spend time online, here's your chance to surf for Dachshund-relevant fun and information.
The American Kennel Club has quite a few pages of interest to Dachshund lovers: including information on the breed standard, rescue groups, and Dachshund activities.
Check out the Dachshund Club of America, Inc. to find a good breeder, get Dachsie information, and more.
The National Miniature Dachshund Club, Inc. site is devoted to diminutive Dachshunds.
The Dachshund Friendship Club is a fun and non-competitive club based in New York City that has great pictures and information, especially for those in New York.
The Dachshund Network has plenty of fun and informative dog-friendly links, as well as a bulletin board.
The Dachshund Rescue Web Page does a great service for rescued Dachshunds.
Able Dogs started as a site for people with paralyzed Dachshunds but expanded to include information for other types of special needs pets. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll be glad you came.
DODGER (Dachshund Orthopedic Disc Group Email Resource) is a site all about Dachshund disk issues. Check it out before your Dachshund ever has a problem.
Join Dodgerslist, a Yahoo! list, to join up with a community of fellow Dachshund lovers dealing with orthopedic issues.
The Canadian Dachshund Lovers Page a great Canadian site is all about Dachshunds.
You can go to the Association of Pet Dog Trainers site to find a great trainer that uses positive training methods.