Tell me about it. Jonas is almost 4, we've had him about a year, and we've finally got potty training down. He is the epitome of the stubborn doxie stereotype. If I didn't take him outside right away in the morning, literally the first thing I did, he would go the minute his feet hit the floor.They're not the easiest but they're not the most difficult either. As a trainer, the mini dachshunds I usually see with problem behaviors (or complaints) are
1. Housebreaking. These guys are TOUGH to housebreak- on par with a lot of the toy breeds. Consistancy and REALLY cleaning up carefully when you DO have accidents seems to e the key. Not all of them are this way, and for a lot i tseems that it takes forever and then one day, poof, the dog gets it. Some though, take a VERY long time to become consistant and I know of two that never really did - they were fine as long as carefully managed but would not really indicate or hold it outside of the routine they knew.