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  1. New Aggression to my other dog

    New member introduction
    Hi, we have a 15 month old doberman that has suddenly become sporatically aggressive to my older pug. My doberman and two other dogs have been sleeping together the entire time we have had her and suddenly she will growl and snap at my pug. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to stop...
  2. Multiple Females in the house

    Breeding and Breeders
    I have a 3 year old male doberman, and a 2 year old female doberman. Female is spayed and got spayed after having a heat cycle. She has had a false pregnancy before too. We are looking at adding another female doberman to the family. We would potentially like to breed the new female with the...
  3. Rescue dobe snapped at my husband, help?

    Doberman Related Chat
    Background info: We 'rescued' a male doberman, roughly 5 years old almost exactly a year ago after he was surrendered to his vetr due to ongoing medical issues. He is on thyroid medications, his last thyroid tests were this summer. He is on anxiety medications due to his fear of bicycles and...
  4. I am torn

    Doberman Related Chat
    Rocky, our 18 month old dobie is truly a love hate relationship. He has some serious issues that do not seem to be going away. Since the first few weeks of owning him (we got him directly from a breeder as a puppy) he has shown signs of aggression, all forms. Food, certain bones, kong with...
  5. Aggression issues with one particular dog

    General Training & Obedience
    Hi everyone, This is my first time posting on the forum. My girl is just over 2 years old and up until today has been the most amazing dog with every other dog we meet. We go to the dog park almost every day and she loves other dogs, though she can be a bit on the timid side at times but that's...
  6. 8 month old puppy aggression?

    Puppy Corner
    Our puppy Kylo recently turned 8 months, he isn't neutered, and hasn't shown any signs of aggression before. He has been going to the dog park for a couple months now. Yesterday when we went to the dog park, another male puppy attacked him ( 9 month old neutered great dane) and Kylo cowered...
  7. Bad behavior

    General Training & Obedience
    The other day I brought my (almost 2yr old) Doberman to the dog park. He found another dog and immediately put all his attention on him (a young great Dane). He’s always been drawn to high strung dogs because they’re more playful. While playing his body kept humping everytime he got close...
  8. Pregnant bitch loses all her training... help!

    General Training & Obedience
    Hi, i'm after some help while I'm waiting to get a profession trainer in. My Dobermann bitch is almost 3yrs and she is currently 8 weeks pregnant. She has always been very well behaved, she's never been aggressive (except her hatred of motorbikes!), she's been well socialised and loved playing...
  9. Aggression when greeting other dogs on-leash

    General Training & Obedience
    Hi, I have a two-year-old neutered male Doberman x Rottweiler. He's obedient and thoroughly trained, and was well-socialised with people, dogs and other animals from a young age. Until a year ago, he'd never been aggressive towards another dog, whether on or off-leash, and would be keen to say...
  10. At loss

    Doberman Related Chat
    Hello there everyone, I've been perusing these forums for the past few days and seems like there's some really solid advice here, so I thought I would post in hopes of finding some help. I'll apologize in advance if this isn't in the right section. Back in April my father passed away, leaving...
  11. Hypothyroid or Just "Special"

    Doberman Health
    I have owned my dobie for just over 3 years. I rescued her from a local shelter after she was found skinny and nearly bald wandering the streets. In all honestly, there are not many dog owners who would have been able to handle all of her behavior issues, yet she's made so many inprovements! She...
  12. time for puppy to get neutered? help

    Puppy Corner
    My puppy recently turned 8 months and he is currently un-neutered. I had two questions, the first is should I wait until 18 months (read online and breeder said to wait) or do it now at 8 months (vet would have preferred to do it at 6 months). I know everyones opinion is different but I'm having...
  13. Should I use a pinch collar or choke collar?

    Doberman Related Chat
    Hey guys. I am trying to decide whether to use a choke , pinch, or any kind of collar like that. I don't want him to be aggressive but I know that he will probably catch on quicker if I use a collar like that. Anyone know what to do? Anyone with experience? All comments are appreciated. Thx
  14. Dobe Bite - Out of the blue aggression?? Plz advise

    General Training & Obedience
    I know I'm new here, but I troll these forums a bit and thought you might be able to offer some advice and/or experience. I've read other posts on the subject, but each situation seems to be individualized, and... I just need some reassurance I think. I have a male Dobe, AKC registered, who...
  15. Looking for a good trainer in San Diego city for aggression issues

    Southwest US Region
    Hi there! I have an 8 month old female doberman, who is terrified of other dogs. It used to be that when I took her for walks and another dog was walking on the other side of the street she would growl slightly under her breath, but she has gotten worse and will now bark her head off and even...
  16. Preventing aggression in puppies?

    Puppy Corner
    Hi, I am getting a new doberman puppy later this year. Does anyone have any strategies/tips for preventing aggression? Also, I already have a dog, and he is quite antisocial. I am concerned that the puppy might follow his example and become unfriendly towards other dogs and people. Should I be...
  17. Doberteen Concerns

    General Training & Obedience
    HELP!!! (i am going to write in mostly lower case, as my more convenient shift key isn't working). i believe my dog has a serious case of the doberteens and I don't know the best course of action to take with this. he has always been a bag of naughty, and i correct him with "ah-ahs," ignoring...
  18. Gonna get a Doberman puppy, need some advice

    New member introduction
    Hi I've been stalking the Doberman forums for a while and I have finally started going through the puppy hunting phase. I currently have a 3.5 year old male sheltie (30 lb alpha male) he is my service animal. I am looking at getting a Doberman as a secondary service animal (one of my medical...
  19. New bone aggression!?

    Doberman Related Chat
    This past summer when our male dobe was about 1 1/2, he had to stay at a kennel for a week while we were on vacation. When we got home we surprised him with a new big bone. But we got the surprise when he started growling at us for getting close while he had it. We've tried just taking the bone...
  20. Rembrandt, 1, diagnosed with dominance aggression

    General Training & Obedience
    Today my 14 mos old male was diagnosed with dominance aggression. Rembrandt is not my first doberman. I think he's the 16th one in the family. He's ridiculously handsome & smart, and he's well-loved by all. He's wonderful on walks, at dog parks, in training classes, in the car, at the...
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