This breed was introduced in 19th century. These dogs are good as companions and guards. They tend to be stubborn at times.
Doberman Puppies for Sale
Doberman Pinschers for sale cost from $600-$700. Dogs of better origin may cost you around $1,000. The highest Doberman puppies price can reach up to $1,500.
You can choose of the following names for your Doberman.
Boys: Adonis, Blade, Dagan, Elmo, Frost, Hamlet, Moby, Pavlov, Uzi, Xerxes.
Girls: Akira, Henna, Jellybean, Lulu, Osha, Risa, Sansa, Uma, Yakira, Zelda.
These are medium-large dogs of square shape. They are compact and athletic. They look muscular and noble. This breed is of 28 inches large typically. Some of them can be of 25 inches. An average male weigh 88-99 pounds while females are 71-75 pounds. Their coat is short. The classical type of this breed is black coloured. However, there dogs of red, blue, and fawn shades.
These dogs have a reputation of being aggressive. Being bred as guard dogs they really have such traits of character. They are also fearless. They protect their owner and attack only when they are said to do it. They cannot be treated as a good companion dogs. Modern breeders try to tone down aggression of these dogs. They do not get on well with pets, however you can train them to be well with children.
These dogs love variety in their diet but if you change their food too often it can be dangerous for digestion system. Adding flavored stock is a good decision. Be sure not to overfeed your dog with vitamins and minerals because it can be harmful. Two meals per day are enough for an adult dog. It is advised to split meals in order to avoid overeating.
Doberman Intelligence / Trainability
These dogs are loyal and protective of their owner. At times they tend to display stubbornness when been trained. When they feel a dominant owner they are easy to train. If you treat them as a good friend they are unlikely to follow your commands. Obedience training is of prior importance in order to prevent their aggression. Early socialization is also necessary. Harsh approach will not help.
This breed suffers from many problems. Among them are dilated cardiomyopathy, cervical vertebral instability as well as von Willebrand’s disease. Hypothyroidism and hip dysplasia are on the list of problems too. These dogs also suffer from compulsive disorder.
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