Dachshund dogs are best known for their spontaneity, courage and their sharp beak. Among the top 5 best breeds in the world this cartoonist’s favorite dog is perfect housekeeper and lovable family member.
Sometimes these lovely dogs face problems which we ignore thinking they are brave (as they were bred to hunt badgers). Here is the list of top 5 symptoms and the associated unusual behaviour which requires your immediate attention.
1. Back Problem Symptoms
Dachshund dog has a different body structure and genetic walking style. Due to their short legs and long muscular body they may suffer from Intervertebral Disc Disorder. Though chances of this disorder are very less, here is a list of the symptoms which depicts that your Dachshund dog is suffering from I.D.
– Unable to raise up on the rear legs
– Loss of bowel and bladder control
If you see any of these symptoms, the best you can do is this :
– Always support their back and rear while holding them.
– Don’t let them to jump from high furniture.
– Consult to vet if you see any of these symptoms
2. Symptoms associated with bad Food
If your Dachshund pet is not in a good mood, it might be because of the bad food. Those glossy cover food packets which we pick up from the market thinking it’s the best they can have may lead them into allergic problem. If your dachshund dog is suffering from itching, hot spot, dandruff, excessive shedding, foot licking, face rubbing, loose-stools and gassiness ,it might be because of that food than this is an “ alarming situation. So it’s the time to change the food…!!! Consult your vet about which food will suit your Dachshund the best.
3. Dog bloat symptoms
If your dog has a swollen abdomen, is salivating badly, retching but cannot vomit, restless, sluggish, depressed then there are chances he may suffer from Bloat (Gastric dilatation-volvulus). This is a lethal disease which occurs when stomach is distended with gas and air. Consider a vet as soon as possible.
4. You are not giving me time
Doxies cute mien and lively nature always makes them the most amazing family member, seem usually playing games (following their own rules) frisking around the house. But if your Dachshund dog is being snappier then there is a problem. Doxies do not like to share their owner’s attention, so if your pet is being irritating and cranky at someone from the family, it means you are not giving him/her attention. So it’s better you spend some time with your doxie…!!!
5. Diabetes symptoms
If your Dachshund is suffering from excessive urination and weight loss, then there is the problem. He might be suffering from diabetes. Diabetes is occasionally seemed in overweight dogs, so it’s better to go for a walk with your Dachshund dog or play with them at home.