The information on this website is presented for educational purposes and as a resource for the UK Dachshund community. We endeavour to ensure the content is based on the most up-to-date scientific and veterinary information. We include links to relevant peer-reviewed papers. Nothing herein should be interpreted as medical advice for your dog and you should contact your veterinary surgeon for specific advice on your own dog(s). 


The Dachshund Breed Council


The Dachshund Breed Council was set up to be a united voice for the Dachshund Breed in the UK. It is a Kennel Club registered organisation and, as such, has to comply with the Kennel Club rules and regulations for Breed Councils. There are no individual members of a Breed Council, the members are the Dachshund Breed Clubs who all pay a membership subscription to finance the running of the Breed Council. Membership is open to all registered Breed Clubs for the breed. The Breed Council has to submit Annual Returns to The Kennel Club, just as its member clubs do, and hold an AGM. The Breed Council's Health Sub-committee includes veterinary and genetics expertise. 


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