Dachshund's are pigs. There's no getting around it. I know because I have two of them. My old dachshund choked on a chew stick and I had to preform the Heimlach manuever on her several times yesterday. The last time I did it, I did it really hard. She threw up and was alright. Leave it up to a Dachshund to almost die while eating something. Here's a picture of both of them.......white-faced dog is our old dog Biscuit, the other one is our younger dog, Bagel.