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  1. VWD testing

    Doberman Health
    hi all!! I have a four year old female Black and Tan. She is my baby!! Anyhow, when we got her, it was from a non reputable backyard kind of breeder. My friend worked for a clinic down in southern Oregon and they saw the puppies there. The breeder was planning on having Grace (my dobie) put down...
  2. Advertised vWD clear BUT....

    Doberman Health
    I'm very upset because today I got back the VetGen testing on my 3 yr old bitch and it says she is affected. We bought her knowing we would want at least one litter. The breeder knew this also. The ad said "vWD clear through parentage. My first thoughts are of heartache because we love our...
  3. von Willebrand's Disease

    Doberman Health
    Hello, I just had a few questions about this disease. But first: My boy Casey (10 moths old) cut one of his ears on a plant in the back yard while digging the other day while we were out of the house. There were blood drops all over our backyard, so we assume it bleed for quite a while :/ we...
  4. So You Want To Fight

    Doberman Related Chat
    This is pry gonna land me in the dog house and to the moderator that does it I pry won't blame you. I stumbled across some info that bothered me this sight is well known for being very vocal about what is and is not except able in breeding of dobermans. Lots of people have different ideas but...
  5. Vets knowledgable about vWD in Toronto?

    Doberman Health
    I had a very frustrating experience this week. I took Clover, my 9 month old dobie, in for a pre-spay consultation. The vet insisted on running a vWD test even though I had the vetgen test on both parents (1 clear and 1 carrier), and thus vWD should not be a concern. The vet called the next...
  6. Another VWD Question...

    Doberman Health
    So my wife and I have ventured off of the "Poodle Path", and adopted our first Dobe. We were looking to get a new puppy, when we found Max, who's owner was leaving Hawaii and going back to the Mainland. He was leaving him with a friend, and no forever home in sight. Worried about what his future...
  7. Living with VWD.

    Doberman Health
    So I received the phone call this morning that my little girl is affected by the disease. The vet, tho very friendly and informative, was criptic and left me feeling very......worried about the futur health of my dog. Needless to say, im going to avoid spaying her and any unneccessary...
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