Category: Meet the team

D2DR Volunteers

Will Adsett

My name is Will. I am the proud dad of two miniature dachshunds, Greg and Trevor, who have sparked my passion for the breed. I am relatively new to the breed, adopting Greg first...

Tony Brecht

Hi, I’m Tony Brecht. I’m a recently retired Chemical Engineer after over 40 years of work. I started work in the then BHP Newcastle Steelworks in 1977, before moving to Brisbane in 1982.  Since...

Rosalie James

My name is Rosalie James.  Since my introduction to dachshunds 7 years ago I have become completely devoted to this most endearing, quirky breed. I initially began rescuing privately.  Some of my first rescue...

Ricky Grierson

Married with 4 children and 8 grandchildren Lives in Brisbane and fur-mum to 4 dachshunds, 4 of them rescues. Having been owned by a dachshund since 2005, although she believes her first dog when...

Shelley Thompson

Hi, my name is Shelley Thompson.  I was surprised the other day when I worked out that, as we got our first mini longhair dachsie in 1981, we’ve actually been owned by this breed...

Julia Whale

Growing up in country NSW surrounded by both farm and domestic animals has ensured that I am a passionate and devoted animal lover, always willing to go out of my way to help and...