Dobermann
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Doberman

Although the Dobermann has a reputation for being a sharp and even sinister dog, his devoted fans consider him to be the most loving and loyal of his companions.

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History

The race Dobermann is the only one in Germany to bear the name of its first known breeder: Friederich Louis Dobermann (2 of January 1834 – 9 of June 1894). According to the story, he was a tax collector, trail manager, and in addition “perrero”, with the legal right to catch all free-roaming dogs. To create the smart and reliable watchdog you had in mind, crossed short haired sheepdogs with Rottweilers, black and tan terrier, and German Pinschers. Chic dogs like greyhounds and Weimaraners may also have been part of their “recipe”. The “butcher dogs” played the most important role in the formation of the breed Dobermann, that in those times they were already seen as a race in itself. These dogs were of the type of the predecessors of the current Rottweiler, mixed with a type of black shepherd dog with red-rust markings that was common in the Thuringia region. With these mixtures, Dobermann started his hatchery in the years 70 of the century 19. In this way, he got “its race” utility dogs, home and ranches, they weren't just vigilantes, but also very attached to man.

It was widely used as a protection dog and for the police. Its wide utility in the Police Service gave it at that time the name of “gendarme dog”. In hunting it was mainly used for the extermination of vermin. For all the conditions previously exposed, it was obvious that the FCI-St. N° 143 / 30.09.2016 3 Dobermann was officially recognized as a police dog at the beginning of the century 20. The upbringing of Dobermann resulted in a medium dog, strong and muscular, that despite all its substance allows to recognize elegance and nobility. It is suitable as a companion dog, protection and utility.

The race Dobermann is the only one in Germany to bear the name of its first known breeder: Friederich Louis Dobermann (2 of January 1834 – 9 of June 1894). According to the story, he was a tax collector, trail manager, and in addition “perrero”, with the legal right to catch all free-roaming dogs. For parenting, he mated especially biting dogs from the dog shelter. The “butcher dogs” played the most important role in the formation of the breed Dobermann, that in those times they were already seen as a race in itself. These dogs were of the type of the predecessors of the current Rottweiler, mixed with a type of black shepherd dog with red-rust markings that was common in the Thuringia region.

With these mixtures, Dobermann started his hatchery in the years 70 of the century 19. In this way, he got “its race” utility dogs, home and ranches, they weren't just vigilantes, but also very attached to man. It was widely used as a protection dog and for the police. Its wide utility in the Police Service gave it at that time the name of “gendarme dog”. In hunting it was mainly used for the extermination of vermin. For all the conditions previously exposed, it was obvious that the FCI-St. N° 143 / 30.09.2016 3 Dobermann was officially recognized as a police dog at the beginning of the century 20. The upbringing of Dobermann resulted in a medium dog, strong and muscular, that despite all its substance allows to recognize elegance and nobility. It is suitable as a companion dog, protection and utility.

Physical characteristics

It is a medium-sized dog, robust and muscular, elegant lines and noble and haughty demeanor. The head is elongated cone shaped and bouquet. The craniofacial lines are parallel, the stop is light and the nose, deep. The eyes are medium and oval. The ears have a high insertion and the animal has them upright. If they are whole, fall to the sides of the head, with the edges well glued to the cheeks. The back is short and solid. The limbs are straight and plump. The tail is amputated leaving two vertebrae.

  • Hair: short, very sticky and smooth.
  • Color: black or brown with fire. Blue no longer breeds because it transmits serious genetic defects.
  • Size: in males, of 68 to 72 cm., for a weight of 40 to 45 kg. In females, of 63 to 68 cm., for a weight of 32 to 35 kg. The intermediate sizes are the most wanted.

Character and skills

It is one of the sweetest and most sensitive dogs in the world. He goes out of his way, with whom you should live in close contact. Leaving him alone in the garden would mean ruining his character.. About him Dobermann a lot of gossip circulates, like for example that this dog "goes crazy" around the age of seven due to the lack of cranial capacity (one of the biggest absurdities, from the scientific point of view, never heard in cynophilia, and it is not that few are heard). Today, Fortunately, rare are cases of "crazy" or "irrepressible ferocity".

Very loving with family members and safe with children (provided they leave him alone), with strangers he maintains the typical reserve of defense dogs. A balanced specimen, like all those from good hatcheries, will never behave aggressively for no reason, and it will be shown as a splendid companion dog delivered to its owner.

Start training your puppy the day you bring it home. Even at eight weeks old, He is able to absorb everything you can teach him. Do not wait until you have 6 months to start train or have to deal with more stubborn dog. If possible, Take it to a trainer when you have between 10 and 12 weeks, and socializes, socialice, socialice. However, Note that many kinds of training puppies require certain vaccinations (such as kennel cough) are a day, and many veterinarians recommend limited exposure to dogs and other public places until vaccines puppies (including rabies, distemper and parvovirus) They are completed. Instead of formal training, You can start training your puppy to socialize at home and among family and friends until immunizations are completed in the puppy.

Talk to the breeder, Describe exactly what you want in a dog and ask for help choosing a puppy. Breeders see the puppies daily and can make incredibly precise recommendations once they know something about their lifestyle and personality. Regardless of what you want from a Dobermann, look for one whose parents have nice personalities and who has been well socialized since the puppy's first stage.

Observations and tips

Unselected dogs and the result of casual couplings are the only ones that can be nervous and in some cases biting. It is essential to buy the puppy in a good kennel that selects beauty and character.

Doberman health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems, and all people have the potential to inherit a particular disease. Run, do not walk, any breeder that does not offer a health guarantee in puppies, to tell you that the breed is 100 percent healthy and has no known problems, or to tell you that your puppies are isolated from the main part of the home for health reasons. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about the health problems of race and the incidence with which occur in their lines.

One of the most serious race-related health problems in the Doberman is cardiomyopathy., which causes an increase in the size of the heart. An annual heart exam is critical to detect this condition early., and no dog with cardiomyopathy should be bred. Nor should any Dobermann without a complete cardiac examination by a veterinary cardiologist in the past year. The sad reality, However, is that a dog that gets a good exam one day can develop heart disease the next day, and the two-parent puppy without heart disease can still develop it.

Another race-related condition that affects the Dobermann is cervical vertebral instability (CVI), commonly called Wobbler syndrome. It is caused by a malformation of the vertebrae in the neck that causes pressure on the spinal cord and leads to weakness and lack of coordination in the hindquarters and sometimes to complete paralysis.. Symptoms can be managed to some extent in dogs that are not severely affected, and some dogs experience some relief from surgery, but the result is not certain. Although IVC is believed to be genetic, there is no disease screening test.

The Dobermans they are also prone to the bleeding disorder known as von Willebrand disease, as well as hypoadrenocorticism or Addison's disease.

Not all of these diseases are detectable in a growing puppy, and it is impossible to predict whether an animal will be free from these diseases, so you need to find a reputable breeder who commit to raise healthier animals possible. Must be able to produce independent certification that the dog's parents (and grandparents, etc.) They have been examined for defects common and considered healthy for breeding. That's where they enter medical records.

Breeders must accept that all test results, positive or negative, are published in the CHIC database. It is not necessary for a dog to receive good results or even pass the evaluations to obtain a CHIC number, so CHIC registration alone is not proof of robustness or absence of disease, but all test results are published on the CHIC website and can be accessed by anyone who wants to check the health of a puppy's parents. If the breeder tells you that you don't need to do those tests because you have never had a problem with your lines and your dogs have been “vet checked”, so you need to find a breeder who is more rigorous with genetic testing.

Careful breeders examine their breeding dogs for genetic diseases and breed only the healthiest and best looking copies, but sometimes mother nature has other ideas and a puppy develops one of these diseases despite good breeding practices. Advances in veterinary medicine mean that in most cases dogs can still live a good life. If you are going to have a puppy, ask the breeder about the ages of the dogs in their lines and what they died from.

Not all visits by Dobermann to the vet they are due to a genetic problem. The Dobermans are one of the breeds with a deep chest and a tendency to swell, a condition in which the stomach expands with air. This can become the most serious condition, gastric torsion, if the stomach twists on itself, cutting off blood flow. Gastric torsion, or gastric dilatation volvulus, suddenly attacks, and a dog that was fine a minute can die a few hours later. Watch for symptoms like restlessness and step, babeo, pale gums and lip licking, try to vomit but without bringing out anything, and signs of pain. Gastric torsion requires immediate veterinary surgery, and most dogs that have swollen once will swell again. This means that it is prudent to opt for the procedure known as “gastric torsion”, which will prevent the stomach from twisting in the future. This procedure can also be done as a preventive measure..

Remember that after bringing a new puppy home, It has the power to protect one of the most common health problems: the obesity. Keep a Dobermann with a suitable weight it is one of the easiest ways to prolong life. To take the most of preventive skills to help ensure a healthier dog for life.

Dobermann Grooming

The toilet is a piece of cake. Cepilla al Dobermann with a brush or hunting glove every week, or even run a wet towel over it. The days you need a bath, use a dog shampoo, not a human product. Rinse it well and let it stir to dry or towel dry.

The Dobermann comes off hair moderately. Regular brushing will help keep him and your house clean.. As with any dog, brushing before bathing helps remove more dead hair, leaving less hair to shed. Your vacuum cleaner will run longer if you brush your Dobermann regularly.

The rest are basic care. Trim fingernails as needed, usually every few weeks. Brush your teeth for good general health and fresh breath.

Dobermann Characteristics

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Dobermann” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:Group 2 –> Pinscher and Schanuezer type dogs. Molossian type Dogs and Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs. . / Section 1 –> Pinscher and Schnauzer types. 1.1. Pinscher.
  • FCI 143
  • Federations:
    • FCI – Pinscher and Schanuezer dogs. Molossian type Dogs and Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs. , Section 1: Pinscher and Schnauzer.
    • AKC – Dogs working
    • ANKC – Group 6 (utility dogs)
    • CKC – Group 3 – Working dogs
    • ​KC – Working dogs
    • NZKC – Utility dog
    • UKC – Guard dog
  • FCI standard of the Dobermann breed
  • DOBERMANN FCI

    Alternative names:

      1. Doberman Pinscher, Dobie, Doberman (English).
      2. Dobermann Pinscher (French).
      3. Dobermann Pinscher (German).
      4. Dobermann pinscher (Portuguese).
      5. Dobermann, Dobermann pinscher (Spanish).

    Photos:

    1 – Doberman by https://www.pxfuel.com/es/free-photo-xqbqf
    2 – Doberman by https://www.pexels.com/es-es/foto/36376/
    3 – Jean Dark Snow of Sweden, dobermann by Felill / CC BY-SA
    4 – Doberman by https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/es/view-image.php?image=232839&picture=retrato-de-perro-doberman
    5 – Tallinn, Estonia, CACIB duo 2013 by Tomasyna / CC BY-SA
    6 – Doberman by https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/es/view-image.php?image=158143&picture=doberman-pinscher-de-guardia

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    jose joaquin martin ventura
    jose joaquin martin ventura
    9 June, 2014 1:11 pm

    I can tell you from my own experience with this breed is the very best that has happened in the huge life love maximum protection with his family and best friend ,,now that we are one greater marriage we are looking for one and there is no way and our pocket does not give to much or even found to adopt but we do not lose the esperansa that a breeder is le hablande the heart and we sell a plasosun greeting everyone from tenerife

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