How to handle a dominant dog?
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…

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Doberman Performance
An unpleasant precipitate remained after reading the article “His Majesty the Doberman" is a thing of the past "(Zooprays No. 14). We, Dobermanists, were struck by a one-sided look at…

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Doberman feeding
Doberman is an excellent service dog and the health and good performance of the dog’s duties depends on its proper feeding. How to feed the Doberman and how to do…

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Doberman Pinscher

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Lovers of Dobermans

It is known that any breed is divided into two groups: breeding and user. The East European Shepherd Dog was bred in the USSR in the service dog breeding clubs of DOSAAF “for the needs of the national economy and the army.”

Adolescents practiced all-around with service dogs, a military-technical sport promoted by DOSAAF. The selection of dogs for breeding also met user-friendly tasks. In addition to exhibitions, competition competitions were held, where the dogs received a total mark for the exterior and work on OKD (general training course) and a special course (usually ZKS – guard-guard service). Even an animal that was excellent in exterior, but without “working” qualities, could not get a breeding rating and access to breeding.

Thus, we can say that the breeding work was with a user group of the German Shepherd breed, called the East European Shepherd. Continue reading

“New Russian” Doberman

Almost all dog breeds cultivated in the USSR over the past decades, today are changing their “face” improving type, exterior, behavior; In breeding, new producers are used, representatives of the best plants in the world. Most breeders voluntarily and enthusiastically seek to obtain modern type offspring from their dogs that meet the requirements of FCI international standards.

The global “restructuring” in the Dobermann breed that began in the late 80s in Russia reminds me of the situation in which the East European Shepherd (VEO) breed was previously found. At that time, I worked as a senior livestock specialist in the Moscow City Club of Service Dog Breeding (MGKSS) and, as a service, talking with owners of dogs of all service breeds that our club was breeding, I witnessed the changes taking place in the breed of VEO.

Imported “German” shepherds (mainly from the German Democratic Republic, Poland, Czechoslovakia) were occasionally introduced into the breeding of VEO before, but the addition of their blood was purely symbolic in nature, neither the type nor the exterior of the VEO changed significantly. Continue reading

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Doberman - breed history
Doberman - included in the nine breeds, proudly bearing the title of "service dog." They are used by the military and police. At home, he will become a good watchman.…

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Preparation of the "exhibition bag"
Given these details, you should choose comfortable shoes (athletic shoes, such as sneakers, non-slip soles) or rubber boots (if the exhibition takes place outdoors in rainy weather); wear a tracksuit…

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"His Majesty Doberman" is a thing of the past
There is no such person who does not know the Doberman breed. So I know her. And I really wanted to share my thoughts, conclusions and observations with readers. I…

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Caring for an old Doberman
Make the life of your old Doberman as carefree as possible, while very little is required of you - sufficient quantity and quality of food, comfort, warmth and company. Vision.…

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