select a reputable breeder. Many believe IVDD is
hereditary and reputable breeders always study
and know the dogs in a pedigree. Reputable
breeders may have less incidence of back
keep your Dachshund trim.
their jumping as much as possible. Purchasing
ramps may help. Ideas for making your home back
a good nutritious diet.
a vet that knows the breed and discuss with
them their treatment(s) for disc disease. A checklist
of questions to ask the ER, general and
common sense and avoid circumstances that
could cause injuries to a long-bodied dog. A
lot of injuries occur because of slipping,
sharp turns, running into things and twisting.
your Dachshund used to a crate as a puppy in
case of any future circumstances which would
require a pro-longed confinement.
the nails cut short
harness may prevent extra stress on the neck
Always pick up your Dachshund supporting the
Know the common
IVDD drugs and their adverse reactions