Monthly Archives: April 2022
15, Apr, 2022
Dachshunds and firework season: how to help if your dog does not enjoy fireworks
Dog welfare organisations all warn about how frightening and traumatic the unfamiliar bangs and flashes of fireworks can be to some dogs. Modern fireworks are very loud, and quite unlike anything your dog is likely to hear in their day to day life. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) offers the statistic that 45% of dogs show signs of fear at the sound of fireworks. Scared dogs may behave unpredictably, putting their safety or the safety of people around them, at risk. Read on to find out how you can help your dog.
01, Apr, 2022
Dachshund winter survival guide
Temperatures are dropping in the northern hemisphere, and along with that comes months of long dark evenings, fog, frost, ice, and snow, in various combinations. Dogs need daily exercise all year round unless there’s a medical reason to suspend it. So you’ll need to take your dachshund out in all weathers, while keeping them warm outside, and taking precautions against the effects of cold, snow, and ice on your dog. We’ve rounded up some helpful tips to help you make sure that your dachshund is kept warm and safe outside during the winter months.