Pairs bond for life and males are dominant. Males do not help with the rearing of young and cover the female's scent markings with their own in order to maintain the pair bond.
An inhabitant of dense shrub and thicket with closed canopy cover, which provide shade and protection from predators. Rocky areas with little grass are also frequented.
The Damara Dik-Dik is distributed through south western Angola, central and north western Namibia. The dik-dik is a rare and therefore protected species.