Dobermans have a reputation of being a dangerous dog breed. But is it deserved?
Lets look at some of the main causes of doberman aggression and attacks.
1. Food aggression:
Dobermans will attack if someone tries stealing their food, dobermans don’t share.
2. Dominance aggression:
Dobermans need their personal space respected, dobermans don’t cuddle.
3. Fear aggression:
Dobermans are startled when someone or something strange surprises them, possibly leading to doberman attacks.
4. Predatory aggression:
Instincts tell dobermans to attack and chase small animals or prey.
5. Territorial aggression:
Dobermans naturally protect their territory with their excellent Parkour skills.
See don’t I look like a dangerous attack doberman?
In all seriousness dog aggression is a serious issue, and you should understand what can cause it.
Some common types of aggression that can lead to doberman attacks include:
dominance, territorial, pain-induced, fear, sexual related, maternal, predatory, disease-induced and learned aggression.
If you notice any of these behaviors, it is your responsibility as a good dog owner and good citizen to get help for the problem.