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Dachshund Enlightenment Foundation (DEF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization,
Developing a Dachshund Dialogue of Education, Health, and Love with Responsible Breeders and Reputable Rescues to Create Forever Families.

Our mission is to develop an open dialogue between dachshund owners, breeders, rescues and veterinarians sharing information to help every doxie live a long happy life with their forever family.


Sept. 30, 2023
9:30am - 4:00pm
Richmond Raceway Complex
Old Dominion 

Mark Your Calendars!

For event details visit our Dachtoberfest pages in the drop down menu above.

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Thank you!

Our Inugural Dachtoberfest was a fantastic success in Richmond and it's all thanks to your support! We are proud to have established ourselves here in the RVA, and look forward to hosting our annual Dachtoberfest and possible other events.


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