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  1. Post ear cropping and other help

    Ear Cropping and Posting
    Hello friends, I am from India. I am a first time dog owner. Yesterday (31th August), I cropped my 78 day old puppies ears. He had short ears, so I went in for long crop. I thought what's the point of medium or short crop if his ears are small. The vet wants to take off the stitches after 8...
  2. HELP! Dobermans and weight loss/gain

    Food and Feeding
    I am looking for as much help as I can get. I have a 1 year old Doberboy. His name is Sven. I have had a lot of trouble keeping weight on my boy. He eats like a horse. (We can go through a 50lb bag of kibble in a week) He just doesn't retain it. The vet was my first option. They did a...
  3. Anyone heard of this??

    Puppy Corner
    Hey there DT. Im picking up my very first dober-baby on sunday and cant wait!! Has anyone heard of Holistic blend by my healthy pet? Im looking at the ALS formula but haven't had any luck finding any reviews. I know, no two dogs are the same but just wondering if its a brand I should absolutely...
  4. New puppy!!! Tons of questions!!

    Puppy Corner
    Hello all, I've owned Dobermans growing up my entire life with my father. However, this is my first Doberman now that i'm on my own and I wanted my son to enjoy this loving breed the same as I did. But guys.. I apologize I have tons of questions!! If these belong somewhere, I apologize and feel...
  5. new food always starving???

    Food and Feeding
    So I have a 10 month old girl, and just switched her from eating Canidae Pure Sea to Merrick Salmon and Sweet Potato. She gets 2 meals a day. Since switching foods she acts like she is STARVING constantly...I can't feed her enough. I keep trying to keep her on the 2 meals a day, but she gobbles...
  6. Please help 17 month old female diet issues?

    Food and Feeding
    My Dobie is having skin issues. She licks and scratches constantly. It started when winter hit. We live in Vermont and the winters here are very dry. Some people's hand split and bleed. I have been to the vet and had a few tests done. Seems like my vet is procrastinating. It's gotten better...
  7. Bad luck with Blue Buffalo Puppy?!

    Food and Feeding
    Hi All! I know there isn't necessarily one right or wrong answer nor is there one food that is right for every pup, however I am just looking to see if anyone has experienced something similar. We have a 12 week old female dobie who has bad gas and wet stools. We transitioned her from a...
  8. BARF Diet Results In Dramatic Weight Loss

    Puppy Corner
    Hi guys, I have recently converted my boy to an exclusively raw diet and he REALLY isn't doing well on it. Since I've had my boy (since 4 months old) he was feed on a 50/50 mix of Royal Canin and chicken wings. He grew nice and steady, however his stools were always sloppy, huge, and...
  9. Juvenile Renal Disease

    Doberman Health
    I've had my lovely Mr. Rocco for one month only to discover that he has Juvenile Renal Disease. He is a re-homed two year old male. My poor boy is now peeing in the house because he can't make it through the night. He is also continually losing weight. I am of course navigating through this...
  10. Puppy food

    Puppy Corner
    This is my first dog ever. I have a 5 month old pup, when i brought her home her breeder had her on Blue Buffalo but i switcher her to Nutro Ultra Large breed puppy. On blue buffalo she was doing fine except her coat was not silky and smooth. When i switched her to Nutro her coat did...
  11. Tj And Pals

    Tj And Pals

    TJ need to go on a diet after all the festive grub.....
  12. Help with Raw Diet

    Doberman Related Chat
    I recently rescued a 9 month Doberman. The shelter had him on Science Diet. Before adopting him I had been doing research on feeding raw for a few months. So after adoption I slowly started adding raw meats and vegetables to his diet. As of now he is fed strictly raw (meat & vegetable) in...
  13. Question about Freshpet

    Doberman Related Chat
    Hi Guys: Really new to the site.. My boyfriend and I are going to be the new ma and pa of a lil dobe starting end of next week and we have been researching like CRAZY! Concerning diet, we have been hearing things about raw and homemade diets. I randomly found a refrigerated meal base from a...
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