SCDR's mission is to ensure as many dachshunds as possible have loving, forever homes. And we're fortunate to serve California from North to South and Central in between. We have many dachshunds fostered in all three regions and do our best to give you the option to adopt from any one of them.
Please inquire and we''ll work with you to transfer them to where you live, or you can pick them up. Please contact us for more info.
LAST UPDATED: 10-12-17
Name: Dash 3966
Age: 5 years
Color: Red Dapple
Size: Mini – 9 lbs.
* adoption pending *
Dash made his way to SCDR (along with his mother) via a backyard breeder who decided to pursue another business, thankfully. We named him Dash for obvious reasons, as he is so dashingly handsome!! He’s a 5 year old energetic, hidden dapple red male. He is a mini, at approximately 9 lbs. and will still need to add a little more weight.
Dash follows his foster mom with such a submissive, sweet spirited nature! He loves to cuddle on the sofa, nap in the bed, but he is also crate trained at night. We believe he would really like to sleep in the big bed at night if invited to do so.
Dash loves going on walks and does well on a leash with no pulling (which we always appreciate). He loves to play with other dogs and looks forward to meeting them. Dash has never met a person he didn’t like. He doesn’t know what to do with toys, because he likely didn’t get them as a puppy.
Dash loves to eat! (What dachshund doesn’t?) He is OK sharing a “community bowl” if he has to, but much prefers his own portion in a bowl by itself.
Dash is getting a refresher course in house training and is doing well, but his new family will have to be committed to continuing to take him outside on a regular schedule so he can continue to establish good potty habits.
Dash is healthy, fully vaccinated, and microchipped. He has had a complete dental, and did not lose any teeth.
If you are interested in providing Dash a wonderful home, please contact Jenaveve at firstname.lastname@example.org. An adoption and a home check are required.
The tax deductible donation for Dash is $300.00
Name: Tiki 3979
Age: 13 yrs
Size: Small Tweenie – 12 lbs.
Tiki has a sad story. Her human mom who loved her very much passed away, and there was no family to take Tiki as part of their family. We were delighted to take her into our rescue program.
Don’t let her age fool you, Tiki is VERY active. She isn’t just a couch potato. If we didn’t have her past records and had to guess her age by her activity level, we would have thought she was much younger. She runs around and enjoys life. She will also settle down with you on the couch and enjoy snuggle time.
Her human who passed took very good care of Tiki her entire life. Tiki had regular dentals and whatever she needed, and this is probably the reason that she is in great health for a gal her age.
Tiki lived her whole life as an “only dog”, and she would be just fine with that as long as her people weren’t gone for very long periods of time. She could probably also be matched with a mellow male dachshund. No females.
Tiki is very sweet with people and seems to enjoy visitors. The last few years before her person passed, she wasn’t able to get Tiki out much; but prior to that, she did take her on walks.
Tiki is also one of those dachshunds who will keep you laughing. If you are a dachshund-person, you know what we mean. She is sweet, funny, and she will bring much joy to your family.
Tiki is also crate trained, but if she had her choice, she would probably prefer to sleep in the big bed and snuggle with her people.
Tiki is receiving a refresher course in potty training due to her previous person’s bad health the last few years. In her new home, access to a doggy door would be helpful. As Tiki is extra long and very short, she also needs a home all on one level, no stairs for this gal. It would be a big risk for back injury for her at her age.
Tiki is spayed, fully vaccinated, microchipped, and her previous person did regular dentals for Tiki. If you are interested in Tiki, please contact Janice at email@example.com, and complete our online application. An application and home check are required.
Tiki can be adopted for a modest tax deductible donation to rescue
Name: April 3970
Age: 7-8 years
Size: Standard – 22 lbs.
Whoever gets to adopt April will be getting a really, really nice dog. We believe that April is a “Deagle”, dachshund/beagle mix. April is very sweet and she gets along with other dogs.
We rescued April from a Central California shelter. She came to us in with a critical condition that she had for quite some time. She had a massive inguinal hernia (An inguinal hernia is a condition in which the abdominal contents protrude through the inguinal canal or inguinal ring, an opening which occurs in the muscle wall in the groin area.) April needed immediate surgery if we wanted to save her and the veterinarians weren’t sure that they could save her at all. In the end, it took 3 surgeries over approximately a four month time, but we are happy to say that she is doing fantastic now. She feels like a new dog and she acts like a spring chicken running around.
April’s foster parents kept her separate from their other dogs until she had completely recovered from surgery number 3. They didn’t want any rough-housing that could cause a problem to the hernia. April was thrilled once the intros started. She would really like to play with them, but so far the foster parent’s other 2 dachshunds aren’t having it.
April is a very, very easy dog. She is a little shy with new people but very sweet. The staff at the vet hospital also remarked on numerous occasions that she is so easy and so good through all procedures.
April’s one fault is that she has separation anxiety. She would prefer someone who is home most of the time. Her foster parents work full time and April does get upset. If you are work from home, are a stay at home parent or recently retired, April would be a good fit.
April is great in the car and she LOVES going for rides in the car. She also loves walks, but pulls a little. April hasn’t had any accidents in the house, and she is crate trained. She sleeps in the crate at night, but her preference would be in the big bed. April has longer legs, so stairs should not be an issue. No apartments or condos, because she will bark when her people are away. April hasn’t been tested with children, but because of her sweet demeanor we feel she would be fine with gentle children ages 10 and up.
April is spayed, fully vaccinated, microchipped, and had her teeth cleaned. She’s all dressed up and ready to go. If you are interested in April, please contact Janice at firstname.lastname@example.org and complete our adoption application.
The tax deductible donation for April is $150.00
Name: Matilda 3868
Age: 4 years
Size: Large Mini – 12 lbs.
SAFE WITH CATS
Matilda came to us when her previous owner had passed away and the son of previous owner had disabilities preventing him from caring properly for himself or Matilda.
Isn't this little one beautiful? She is also sweet, good with other dogs and with dog-savvy cats.
We noticed one thing right away. Matilda had a previous back injury at some point. Our Central CA rescue veterinarian felt we could get Matilda walking even better. Dr. Singh taught foster mom, Natasha, rehab exercises and Dr. Singh started cold laser therapy for Matilda. And sure enough, she is walking better. Dr. Singh was very pleased with the results.
See how well Matilda gets around. Watch this video:
We did recently discover that Matilda has some residual incontinence issues. Matilda needs to have access to the yard via a dog door to help her make it outside to do her business. And she is going to have occasional accidents inside. We recommend adoptive homes that do not have carpeting and need to be all on one level (no stairs). We will talk to potential adopters about our recommendations to help Matilda’s new family with her special needs.
Matilda is good on a leash. She also enjoys playing with the small dogs in her foster home. Sorry no large dogs for Matilda's safety. Matilda also knows how to use a doggy door and we do require a doggy door to help her as much as possible.
We consider families with calm & gentle children ages 11 years and up for Matilda's safety as well.
If you can provide Matilda with a wonderful home, please fill out the application at www.scdr.org and contact her foster mom, Natasha at email@example.com. A home check is also required.
The tax deductible donation for Matilda is a modest donation to rescue