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Forum: Doberman Health   03-01-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Dobs4ever
I may have misunderstood but if you do not free...

I may have misunderstood but if you do not free feed then how did he get up in the middle of the night and clear his dish??? I might have missed something. I was told a long time ago by a very...
Forum: Doberman Health   03-01-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,505
Posted By Dobs4ever
It could be you have worried about him eating -...

It could be you have worried about him eating - hence he does not eat unless told to of you are in close proximity. I do not free feed nor do I watch my dogs eat. Vigor in eating is one thing I...
Forum: General Off Topic Chat   02-26-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Dobs4ever
What are you using to post with? There are a...

What are you using to post with? There are a couple really good videos on youtube on posting Doberman ears with the zip ties. That is what I use because they do go down into the base of the ear and...
Forum: Puppy Corner   02-25-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,331
Posted By Dobs4ever
I find it hard to imagine a vet who finds 2...

I find it hard to imagine a vet who finds 2 obstructions and the history, who would not head for surgery. The puppy needs proper medical attention now. I hope and pray she is OK, but not hopefully...
Forum: Doberman Health   02-25-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By Dobs4ever
I personally question the percentages because I...

I personally question the percentages because I have had person experience with 4 dogs - 3 are prior to any testing for PDK4 or the new "DCM2" - First bitch dropped dead at 7 1/2 - necropsy showed...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-25-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,727
Posted By Dobs4ever
Did anyone pick up on the "I don't breed dilution...

Did anyone pick up on the "I don't breed dilution - blue, fawns albinos due to the on going health issues" Not exactly factual either. JMHO
Forum: Puppy Corner   02-17-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,725
Posted By Dobs4ever
I agree if the vet is laying a guilt trip on you...

I agree if the vet is laying a guilt trip on you find another vet!!! He is not a good choice for treatment or cropping if you ask me I would not trust him to feed a guppy. That is why good breeders...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-17-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Dobs4ever
Welcome and I would go to the United Doberman...

Welcome and I would go to the United Doberman club web site and check out the breeders there if you are wanting a dog for IPO. As far as free of everything there is no way any one can guarantee a...
Forum: Doberman Health   02-17-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Dobs4ever
So sorry to read about Josie - I personally...

So sorry to read about Josie - I personally would not change her normal life. Activity is good for everyone and it is good especially if she enjoys it. That is my personal opinion not a medical...
Forum: Puppy Corner   02-17-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,331
Posted By Dobs4ever
It does not matter about what kind of reviews a...

It does not matter about what kind of reviews a clinic has if they are failing at helping your puppy. Find a new vet before it is too late. I too suspect a problem with blockage. Have x rays taken...
Forum: General Training & Obedience   02-13-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dobs4ever
I used to not buy into the dominance/alpha theory...

I used to not buy into the dominance/alpha theory either - but first you have to break them down - For me Alpha simply means the one who gives the orders and someone certainly has to be in charge...
Forum: General Training & Obedience   02-07-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dobs4ever
They are not stubborn - they are determined and...

They are not stubborn - they are determined and persistent. There is a big difference. If you present the correction correctly the problem should be fixed very quickly - anything that takes months...
Forum: General Training & Obedience   02-07-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dobs4ever
First I would try to redirect to a tuggy or toy. ...

First I would try to redirect to a tuggy or toy. If the puppy persists then I would take the collar in both hands and put him in a sit and hold him there til he calms down then just release the...
Forum: General Training & Obedience   02-06-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dobs4ever
That's because a lot of advise you read on the...

That's because a lot of advise you read on the internet are from those who have graduated from some dog training school or psychology training and so they have great book learning, but have never...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-06-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,931
Posted By Dobs4ever
Why on earth would you drug a puppy to ship it???...

Why on earth would you drug a puppy to ship it??? That I definitely feel is crazy and is an indication the there is a temperament problem. It is a new learning experience for the puppy as long as...
Forum: General Training & Obedience   02-06-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dobs4ever
First dogs are not deaf so yelling is a poor...

First dogs are not deaf so yelling is a poor choice of control. By this time you should have a handle on the biting. Have your tried redirection? I have trained many Doberman puppies and while...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-05-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,931
Posted By Dobs4ever
Those who have not titled dogs themselves are...

Those who have not titled dogs themselves are just buying dogs from Europe when their career there is done. They are mostly BYB or puppy brokers riding the coat tails of someone else's work. They...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-05-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,931
Posted By Dobs4ever
There are a few good breeders who imported years...

There are a few good breeders who imported years ago and have all Euro breeding - They are members of UDC and primarily just work their dogs. I don't know if they are still active here or not but,...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-05-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By Dobs4ever
go DPCP.org breeder referral click accept you...

go DPCP.org breeder referral click accept you can find breeders by state. Almost ALL good breeders will a waiting list. We do not want to sell to impulse buyers who just as quick to return a...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-05-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By Dobs4ever
It is tough especially when folks go to more...

It is tough especially when folks go to more trouble to have a beautiful web site than proven dogs. Red flags for me is NO pedigrees listed, NO pictures of specific dogs he is breeding, NO...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-05-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Dobs4ever
No one can guarantee health. We do not have the...

No one can guarantee health. We do not have the tools available that truly give a complete picture of a dogs future. We all just need a crystal ball at this point until we have more positive DNA...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-05-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,931
Posted By Dobs4ever
Have you checked out United Doberman Club - most...

Have you checked out United Doberman Club - most are working breeders with Euro imports. They provide conformation, obedience and IPO trials. In fact our club Mid Central working Doberman club is...
Forum: Puppy Corner   02-05-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,290
Posted By Dobs4ever
The hardest part is having to explain to the...

The hardest part is having to explain to the children WHY should the puppy they now love be sick or worse. WHY? Impulse and not understanding the true meaning of purebred which is far more than just...
Forum: Breeding and Breeders   02-04-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,428
Posted By Dobs4ever
MC for me anyone who does not health test, breeds...

MC for me anyone who does not health test, breeds dogs that are not suppose to be bred regardless of lack of proper knowledge is a BYB they sure don't qualify for reputable. JMHO

Since AKC does...
Forum: Doberman Related Chat   02-04-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Dobs4ever
Either leash him to you or crate him when you are...

Either leash him to you or crate him when you are not available to supervise and go right back to puppy basics for potty training. It you can't catch him in the act then it is impossible to correct...
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