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
Initially, breeding in the group of her descendants (daughters) was carried out according to the principle of working with the family. The role of a good breeder in breeding the breed is very large, the best families sometimes in terms of breeding value rise to the level of factory lines.
Leading breed families are a source of excellent producers, future founders of independent lines and families. It is from prominent bitches that many valuable breed lines originate. It is unfortunate that some breeders, forgetting about this, pay insufficient attention to working with families, striving only to lay new lines and work with them.
By the time of the formation of the Doberman club in MGKSS, we already had enough dogs (mostly bitches) to work on our own.
Prior to the period of “perestroika” in the breed, males of aboriginal (“Moscow”) blood, Ural dogs, producers from socialist countries (Baikal, GeraMarat, Yuff, Willy, Aman-Patricia, Lax Roy, Torrek f. D. Were used as producers in the family). Edeltane, Aran-Sharkan Minos, etc.). Continue reading
When at least one exceptional dog is present in the ring, surpassing in all respects the best representatives of one generation, judges can significantly underestimate the ratings of other dogs (even if they were previously rated quite high), but this should not be a reason for scandal: against the background of the best, even good fades.
In addition, from exhibition to exhibition, dogs can have a different “shape”, and handlers can show them to the judges better or worse; it should also be remembered that each expert interprets the standard in his own way, attaching great importance to one or another characteristic as the same musical score is interpreted differently by different performers, although they all scrupulously follow the instructions of the composer.
One should not be surprised at the different evaluations of the dog at various exhibitions: a high rating at one exhibition can be called into question at the next, and this is precisely the interest in participating in exhibitions again and again. If the result were predetermined, there would be no reason to visit the exhibition more than once. Continue reading