"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…

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Dog breed doberman
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.…

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PROTECTIVE DOGS
Demand for dogs capable of carrying out protective service does not decline, as well as demand for trainers. This is where a funny collision arises: on the one hand, some…

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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

Doberman through the eyes of the owner

If you remember the proverb that “do not drink water from your face”, then you will agree with whatever beautiful or highly pedigree dog is – we don’t live with the exterior and the pedigree documents, but with her soul and her character. Therefore, in order to get to know the Doberman from the inside, to find out his family portrait, 29 owners of dogs of this breed were interviewed. The presented results, as it seems to the author, can characterize not only the features of existing dogs, but also reflect the likelihood of manifestation of signs of varying degrees of severity in your puppy, in your future dog.

Aggressiveness. Dobermans are characterized by weak (occurrence of 44.8%) and moderate (34.5%) aggressiveness towards dogs, which allows them and their owners to coexist quietly in dog companies.

Half of the dogs (51.7%) are characterized by a lack of aggressiveness towards children, but it is weak in 27.6% of dogs, in moderate – in 13.8%, and a significant degree of severity – in 6.9% of dogs. Continue reading

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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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Friedrich Louis Doberman
"It is still unclear whether the removal of the Doberman is the result of ingenious selection, or is it pure coincidence." Ernst Wilking. The founder of the breed is Friedrich…

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Friedrich Louis Doberman
"It is still unclear whether the removal of the Doberman is the result of ingenious selection, or is it pure coincidence." Ernst Wilking. The founder of the breed is Friedrich…

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Doberman
ORIGIN Dobermans were bred in Germany, on the territory of Thuringia in the second half of the 19th century. The breed is named after its founder, Frederick Karl L. Dobermann,…

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