Category: Doberman Health

Confused about ear taping and posting? Many people have questions on taping doberman ears or doberman ear posting so I felt this post was needed. My previous post on doberman ears generated a lot of emotional comments. A common concern is that the ears won’t stand. It may be a case where you need to keep re-posting them for weeks or months.  When in doubt, keep re-posting the ears. The DPCA (or Doberman Pinscher Club of America) has an article with photos to help guide you on taping puppies ears. Here are two videos to help you learn what’s involved…

Doberman Cancer Is A Sad Reality Trupanion pet insurance looked at their cancer-related insurance claims and discovered which dog breeds were frequently affected. Dating back to the year 2000, they found that Boxers, Golden Retrievers, German shepherds, Rottweilers, and Dobermans were the breeds more prone to cancer. The National Canine Cancer Foundation doesn’t share good news either. They state that one in three dogs will develop cancer at some point in their lives. Furthermore, this disease is claiming the lives of roughly half of those diagnosed with cancer. Doberman cancer is sadly a tragic diagnosis. To help your Doberman or pet…

Did you know the Doberman exists in 5 different colors? Most people know the Doberman as a black dog with brown markings.  This is the most popular and the most often seen hair color. But some people are surprised to find out that the Doberman is also born in other colors. The 5 different coat colors: black red blue fawn white The most common Doberman hair color is the black and tan which is sometimes called black and rust. In a healthy dog, it looks shiny and sleek. The next most widely seen color is the red Doberman, with a light…