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34 Best Dachshund Rescues for Adoption in 2023

If you have been looking around, wanting a Dachshund, adoption is by far one of the best ways to get a Dachshund.

This is a great way to save a ton of money on buying your Dachshund, and you’ll be giving a Dachshund in need a home.

In this article, I’ll give # of the best Dachshund rescues so you can pick yourself. We did thorough research on each of these Dachshund rescues.

If we don’t say anything for a certain rescue, that means it’s a standard rescue center with nothing too special.

Let’s dive in.

Pet Rescue Center for Everywhere – PetFinder

This is a great option for anyone, not the states, or if you’re in the states, this is just a great secondary option to the rest of today’s recommendations. This also applies if you do not see your state listed

1. Alabama Dachshund Rescue – Alabama & Any State Not Listed

This Dachshund rescue center is widely recognized,

They have helped with nearly 1,200,000 adoptions total! They have been operating since 1999, making them 23+ years old and widely recognized.

They have Dachshunds ready to adopt in almost every state.

2. Alaska Dachshund Owner Group – Alaska

This Facebook group is used by people who reside in Alaska to do adoptions independently. This is not an official organization, but you should be good as long as you do your due diligence.

3. Sahuaro Dachshund Rescue – Arizona

This is a Facebook group for Arizona people who want to give up and adopt Dachshunds. Remember to do your due diligence.

4. Pet Curious – Arkansas

5. Doxy Keeper – California

6. Denver Dachshunds – Colorado

If you reside in Colorado and are willing to travel to Denver, this is a great Dachshund rescue center. When you click on the link above, you’ll be taken to a page where you can see all the adoptable dogs.

7. Connecticut Dachshund Rescue – Connecticut

8. Dachshund Adoption, Rescue & Education – Florida

DARE seeks to re-home dachshund and dachshund mixes in need, along with educating the public on Dachshunds and animal care.

They have an application on their website that you can submit. Adoption fees are around $150.

9. DREAM Dachshund Rescue – Georgia

This volunteer-operated organization has rescued some 1500 Dachshunds since 2005. All their dogs are placed in Foster homes. To adopt a Dachshund, you will need to fill out an application and if you’re a fit, then you can visit the Dachshund at the foster home.

They are an awarded rescue and for good reason.

10. Paws of Hawaii – Hawaii

11. Dachshund Rescue of St. Louis – Illinois

12. Midwest Dachshund Rescue (MWDR) – Indiana

This rescue has a few requirements, such as:

  • You must be 23+
  • You must live in Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, or Ohio

All their Dachshunds are spayed and neutered. So, if that’s a problem for you, you may want to find a different rescue.

13. Randi’s Rockin Dachshund Rescue – Kansas

This is another Facebook group that’s used for giving up and adopting Dachshunds in need. This is not an organization, just a group of people.

14. Kentucky Dachshund Rescue Me – Kentucky

This is part of, as mentioned above. They are reputable and well-known in the Dachshund rescuing space.

15. Lousiana Dachshund Rescue Me – Lousiana

This is part of, as mentioned above. They are reputable and well-known in the Dachshund rescuing space.

16. Little Paws Dachshund Rescue – Maryland

17. Little Paws Dachshund Rescue – Massachusetts

18. Gabe’s Gang Dachshund Rescue – Michigan

19. Nebraska Dachshund Rescue – Nebraska

20. Schultz Senior Dachshund Rescue / Sanctuary – New Jersey

21. New Mexico Dachshund Rescue – New Mexico

22. Forever Dachshund Rescue – North Carolina

23. Low Rider Dachshund Rescue – Oklahoma

24. Oregan Dachshund Rescue – Oregon

If you are willing to travel to Portland, this rescue has some great options. It is well respected and known by thousands.

25. Sophia’s Grace Foundation – Pennsylvania

26. Furry Angel’s Dachshund Rescue – Rhode Island

27. Little Paws Dachshund Rescue – South Carolina

28. Dakota Dachshund Rescue – North & South Dakota

29. All American Dachshund Rescue – Tennessee

30. All Texas Dachshund Rescue – Texas

31. Dachshund Rescue of Utah – Utah

This is a Facebook group, not an organization – you must do your own due diligence.

32. K Kids Dachshund Rescue – Virginia

33. Dachshund Rescue NW – Washington (state)

34. Midwest Dachshund Rescue (MWDR) – Wisconsin

This rescue was mentioned above. They have a few special requirements that you must meet.

35. Second Chance to Dachshund Rescue – Wyoming

This is a Facebook group, not an organization – you must do your own due diligence.

Final Words

These are the 35 best Dachshund rescues – most of these are in the states, but you can always use something like PetFinder to find a Dachshund to adopt. If you are using a state Dachshund rescue, do your due diligence and research it to make sure everything is all right.

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