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It is traditionally believed that the Doberman is an aggressive and dangerous dog that should be bred as a pet only after serious thought. Especially if you have a family. However, this is not quite true. The thing is that over the past few decades there have been many dishonest breeders who do not monitor the quality of their population. In addition, there is widespread free crossbreeding and improper upbringing.
However, if you buy a dog in a trusted kennel, she has a good pedigree, you took responsibility for choosing a puppy and raise him correctly, this will be a great friend for the whole family. A dog of the Doberman breed within his family is distinguished by great friendliness, openness and trust in the owners. Continue reading
Your Doberman is becoming more and more beautiful, sociable, learned the right stance, learned to groom and run next to you (as the conditions for holding exhibitions require). You burn with impatience to record it at the next exhibition. He is ready for a “battle.” And you? Are you prepared as well? What else do you need to cook? Are there any additional “tricks” to make the dog even more beautiful in order to increase its chances of winning?
Dog Show … – what is it ?! Most people think that a dog show is a performance, a performance during which the owners of the best dogs are presented with colorful ribbons, badges, medals and prizes.
Doberman guards the owner, photo photo Dobermann’s nursery “Askania”
Moreover, the owners of the winners are extremely proud of the success of their pets. For many dog lovers, this is a competition, a sharp struggle with her emotions and emotions for the only place that is worth the struggle and the first experience. Continue reading
Many people, including experienced trainers, misunderstand the essence of the problem of dominance in dogs. They believe that dominance can only be suppressed by force. Just crush the dog and end it! here is a common approach to the problem. In most cases, this approach is incorrect. In addition, many believe that dominance is a problem only in dogs of large breeds and are mistaken. For example, a large dog is able to send you to the hospital, the small of your child. Dominance in all its manifestations must be fought, and if the dominant dog cannot be completely subordinated, then it must be controlled no matter what size the dog is.
Doberman on the sleeve, photo dog training photo
Doberman. Grip on the sleeve. © Photo by Julia Boldinova
Dogs are pack animals, and the best way to learn more about dominance is to study pack behavior. For this, the study of the behavior of dominant individuals in wolf packs should be used first of all. In a wolf pack there is always a dominant pair of animals, which, without entering into direct confrontation with the rest of the pack, maintains a leading position exclusively with the help of various skillful tricks. The main role in maintaining a dominant position in the pack is played, in particular, by body position and posture. Continue reading