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Dachshund puppies typically cannot be found for free. Breeders charge between $500 and $800 to adopt. Rescues specializing in dachshunds tend to charge less, though getting a puppy is not a guarantee. More »

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You may be able to find adoptable dachshund puppies by working with a local dachshund rescue group, which you can find by contacting the Dachshund Club of America. You can also use a pet adoption website, such as Petfind... More »

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The first step in caring for any puppy is to find a good vet as soon as possible. The puppy needs immunizations and a check-up. The vet can recommend an appropriate puppy chow. When young, a puppy needs four small meals ... More »

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Local animal shelters are highly motivated to rehome puppies and dogs and often offer adoption fees at less than $100. Most animal shelters also participate in animal adoption events where sponsors award funds to partici... More »

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Do not handle newborn puppies much until they are at least 2 weeks old. Once the puppies are 3 weeks old, begin holding them gently for brief periods of time. If the puppy's rejected or separated from its mother, it may ... More »

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Many dog rescue groups save abandoned and stray puppies and dogs and put them up for adoption for free. It is normal, however, for rescue groups to ask for donations to support the facility's operating expenses and an ad... More »

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Most puppy breeders sell their puppies through the classified section of the local newspaper, although online puppy sales have blossomed over the past few years. There are a number of pet-themed sites that give breeders ... More »

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