Rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing needy dachshunds throughout the Midwest since 2003.

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Success Stories

We don't just place dogs - we create friendships and family ties that last a lifetime.

Get to know a few of our recently adopted Dachshunds here! Did an MWDR dog change your life?

Oh, Dom is the sweetest boy just like MWDR said he would be. I am so thrilled that we just happened to see him on your website.

"He is a huge joy in my life and loves to cuddle and snuggle under the covers in bed. I love this little guy so much...."

Ember (MWDR alum Tootles)
This little spitfire girl is the love of our lives - cannot imagine life without her!
Enzo (Formerly Max)
A family always has room for one more

Frank has been, from day one, such a joy in our lives. He is everything we could've hoped for when adopting a dachshund.

Fritz and Freya

We are so thankful to MWDR for helping dogs like Fritz and Freya get a second chance and for helping us bring such loving companions into our lives!

Ginger (Gin-Gin)
The sweetest little redhead I've ever known, and her name is Ginger.
Goliath- AKA- Bobo, Godzilla(when he trots across our 1857 victorian house floor) is doing well & living 'the dream'! Huge yard, brothers & sister to boss around, sleeps at the head of our king sz bed, lots o lovin, & all around spoiled doxie!! We adopted him in 2012 after I lost my Tank(another doxie I had) & my father. Told he was a 1 dog household- & returned 3X's--not the case....he loves the company of his siblings! He worries when 1 is missing for too long..... He is now 9yrs old & doing very well!! VERY SPOILED & VERY MUCH LOVED!! THANK YOU MWDR for bringing GOLIATH into our lives!! Grumps & all we wouldnt trade him for the world!! Hes our HANDSOME BOY!!! Love- The Lang Family W Chgo IL
Gracie (formerly Kaia)

Gracie has brought us joy again since our Angel went to the Rainbow Bridge.


We love our spunky little guy, Guinness! He was the perfect fit for our family!

Hamish and Nessie

Hamish has become the "middle child" Nessie is the "Baby"

Hans ( AKA Sid)

Our lovable little Hans is everything we wanted.

Hazel Mildred Moore

She is our laughter and our precious little girl. She puts sunshine in our life every day.


We love Hershey the perfect addition to our family he loves to cuddle and give Hershey kisses.


I love HOWARD's spunk and energy. He is a yr and a half old and still a puppy.i got him in April.

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