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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2019, 06:01 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for breeder New Zealand

Hey everyone !
I am looking to get another Doberman puppy and would really appreciate some help with finding a top quality breeder.

Basically, already have a male Doberman who has just turned 4. And I am really happy with him, but The reason I would like another one is because we are moving to a property with a lot more land and would be a great environment for the dogs. The problem is that I am all the way over in New Zealand and can’t seem to find a solid breeder (the breeder of my current dobie is no longer breeding)
So I am considering importing a puppy.
What I am looking for is a European line Doberman since I do like the bigger dogs and simply prefer the look of them and would also like a dog with more drive and energy.
My number one priority is getting a Dobie with great health and temperament. I am not interested in a breeder that breeds unhealthy or unstable dogs.
Pretty much I just want a great dog that has a good nature and reasonably strong drive, as well as being good around family.
As I said earlier I do like the European lines and do want a European Doberman. I don’t plan on using the dog for any particular type of “work”, however I am a very active person and need a dog with energy to suit my lifestyle. But the dog will be mainly a “family” dog not a working or show dog.
So if anybody know any great breeders that I should look into it would be greatly appreciated
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Hi flynn. Welcome from the Pacific NW.

I am pretty sure, that there there are very few folks here familiar with breeders in New Zealand or Australia. Personally, I have no idea what canine importation rules are in NZ. It is probably something that you could easily research

Still... If you stick around, you will probably get some really good answers with respect to a generic approach to finding a nice pup that fits your needs.

BTW... A dog does not have to be of European breeding to have good bone structure, a decent size and great energy and drive. That comparison is a bit of a myth.

I had a fairly large boy, always trying to push 100 lb. His favorite activity was mountain hiking (winter or summer). Our 7-10 mile arduous climb and back was usually a 20 mile run for him. He was from a very well known breeder of American show-line dogs.

Best to you in your search for a pup.

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Since your looking for a Euro , Check out the tread on here named Louise & Aaron , they got a new Euro puppy about 6 months ago and she posted up lots of info on there journey .

BTW , I know a Kiwi ! Bryce Townsend , he use to come over here to the states and race with us in our summer , great guy , was a terrible driver though , lol
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Hi Flyn,

I'm also in NZ. A little over 2-years ago I bought a female from Martyn Dobermans in Levin. I honestly felt a bit duped by them. My last dobie just died suddenly. Upon my first contact with them they told me nothing was available. Then miraculously, a week later there was a cancellation from a customer and this female was available. I jumped at the chance. When she arrived by plane from Wellington to Nelson, she had all sorts of marks around her head and neck. I asked the breeders what happened and they told me it was puppy litter mates. It didn't look like that to me, it looked more weird skin sores that would swell up and gently ooze a bit of stuff and then go away but re-appear later. Anyways, I changed her diet from Royal Canin to a raw diet and they went away. Her temperament is very timid and I think she is on the smaller side of "normal" weighing in around 27-28 kg. Her bone structure is very fine. She loves to play and has bonded great with me, but she is cautious of everyone else. Great with other dogs.

Overall she is a great companion but I feel the breeders passed me off one that they may have trouble selling. She was expensive at around $2500, air travel included.

Not a Euro line as you specify, but I thought you would like to know about them. They win most of the show competitions in the country.

I think Aussie would be your best bet to try and get a Euro. As far as I know, there are none in NZ.

Good luck on your new pup.

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