Doberman: you just got a Doberman puppy
In every puppy, the instincts of play, struggle, prey, and also the instinct of scent are born from birth. But these qualities require compulsory development. It is much easier to…

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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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Doberman breed standard
General appearance and character. A dog of the Doberman breed should be medium in size, muscular and strong physique, but not too massive. Thanks to the elegant lines of his…

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problems with dominance

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 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

Little Doberman at your home
It happened! Finally, you have already decided on the breed and decided to stay on the Doberman. Well, a great choice, especially if you live in a spacious apartment or,…

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Education and training Doberman
Doberman is friendly towards familiar people and animals, very devoted to the family and loves children. He is temperamental and alert. A properly trained dog demonstrates high working qualities, and…

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Doberman breed
Doberman - a dog that conquers the hearts of fans of the breed with its beauty, intelligence and unique character. The heartbeats with admiration when you observe the movements of…

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Dog show - what is it?
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…

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