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  1. Doberman Health
    Hello everyone, I just had some questions that maybe someone who has experienced this with their dobie! He’s a red and rust Doberman about to be 1 year in July. We’ve had some skin issues in the past but with better nutrition it cleared up. Recently we’ve noticed that he’s having random...
  2. Food and Feeding
    •What raw food company do you feed your dogs? 🌱🥩🦴✨ -Why did you choose them? -How long has your dog been on the raw diet? -How much do you buy a month? -How much does it cost you a month? -What beneficial changes have you notice within your dog while being on this diet in comparison to kibble...
  3. Food and Feeding
    hey there, I have a 9wk old dobe boy called Rox and im trying to find the best food for him! when we got him his breeder has had him on a raw meat diet with dry bickys in the mix - he loves it but wolfs it down and slowly eats the bickys. i did want to put him on purina dry food for puppies...
  4. Doberman Health
    Hey! It has been about 2 months since I've last posted here and I have been successful with a rescue. My red boy is a foster right now, but (fingers crossed) he will be adopted into our family! Since he has been here I've gone and made some changes to his diet. We were unsure of what he was...
  5. Puppy Corner
    Hi all, We (myself and my lovely boy Loki) are new to the forum - very excited to have found such a great source of information! Loki will be 6 months in a couple of days, and my first puppy. He is an amazing little boy, very loving, intelligent and great with other dogs and people. He is from...
  6. New member introduction
    Hello, my name is Joseph. I had two dobermans growing up and I have been in love with the breed my whole life, unfortunately my last one died suddenly at a young age from cardiac issues. My wife and I are now looking for a healthy puppy, just as a family pet. I have learned a ton about the...
  7. Midwest US Region
    I would love help on how to stop my dog from having a shaky head. She does this once every few months. Reading things online and apparently it is common for Doberman. She is 2 years old. She is my life and I just want to make sure these tremors aren't anything serious. Could I possibly...
  8. Doberman Health
    Hello everyone, About 4/5 days ago I got new 8 week old female pup, I love her very much and she has tons of personality, it came to my attention that she was limping on her back leg, so I immediately called the breeder and went to the vet. They gave me some pills called wejoints and told me to...
  9. Doberman Health
    Hi, We have a wonderful year and a half old Doberman named Tank; The perfect dog but he has always had a problem eating socks and other random things. We try our best to keep everything out of reach but that is hard with my 4 year old daughter always pulling stuff out. My wife is a Vet...
  10. Puppy Corner
    Hello guys, i have a 3months dobe puppy who has that "growth disorder" (called like that in my country) i go to the vet 15 days ago and he gave me Calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D3 powder. At 10th day she was standing perfectly now she start to stand with the crooked feet (you will see in the...
  11. Breeding and Breeders
    I have never owned a Doberman before, but would like to get a puppy in early 2018. I have no experience with the breed, but am very interested in a European bloodline doberman. My main concern is health and longevity of the dog, and good living conditions for the dogs being bred (no puppy...
  12. Doberman Health
    Hi all, I am from the UK We have a Doberman puppy from the "Dobierex" breeder that has hereditary eye health issues, PHTVL / PHPV Persistent hyperplastic tunica vasculosa lentis (PHTVL) and persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) as well as Microphthalmia (small eyes) confirmed by an...
  13. Puppy Corner
    Hi Guys- I'm new to this site and happy to talk to a community of Doberman lovers. My pup, Anubis - who is a little older than 9 months still has a massive problem with chewing. We knew what we were signing up for completely (the socks, sweaters, and everything else have been no surprise as...
  14. Doberman Health
    I have a 2 year old European Doberman. I imported her from Altobello in Serbia. Since her arrival in Colorado, she has had trouble with incontinence. I noticed that she would urinate and defecate in her crate when in a deep sleep. I had originally attributed this to her not being...
  15. Doberman Health
    Happy Friday all, and very sorry in advance for the long post! So here is my doberlady’s story: Years ago, my parents got two doberpuppies from South Africa and brought them to Mozambique, where we live. I was explicitly against this as our previous dog had recently died and I knew that we were...
  16. Doberman Health
    Hello all and sorry in advance for the long post (I hope I am posting in the right place). I have an 8-year-old spayed female Doberman, and we live in a third-world country (Mozambique), which has less than average veterinary services available. Around a month or two ago, she stopped putting...
  17. 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...
  18. Doberman Health
    i have a beautiful, well rounded, 6 year old albino doberman named Barrette, hes been my best friend since day one when i picked him up... (no i did not purchase him from a breeder) i rescued him when he was a day old, the breeders had left him to die in a cooler in an alley, to my knowledge...
  19. Breeding and Breeders
    For all the right reasons, we are ready to bring another doberman into our family. Having had two that were plagued with illness, I am bent on doing the best I can this time around to avoid that heartache. Reading some of these threads, I know there are experts contributing that can assist...
  20. Doberman Health
    Hi, I'm looking at purchasing a doberman puppy in a few months, and I've been doing some research about doberman health issues. Bloat sounds really scary, and I was wondering whether it was very common among healthy dobermans? What can you do to prevent it? One website said that heavy exercise...
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