Below is a review for the Betelges Dobermann kennel in Serbia. It is written by a guest writer, who traveled to Serbia in spring 2017 and personally visited this kennel. I am very grateful to this dedicated person for sharing his review on my blog.
Slobodan Maksimovic is the owner of the Betelges Dobermann kennel. He is an established Dobermann breeder with more than 30 years of experience. Slobodan is a very nice person to be around, always smiles and is pleasant to talk to. He took all the time I was there to talk to me and answer my questions. He has lots of experience shipping dogs worldwide and is very knowledgeable about the dogs.
Slobodan often travels to deliver his dogs personally. He traveled to the US 16 times in the past 5 years to delivery his dogs. Despite his busy schedule, he was available to meet with me at his house after a short notice. He also ships dogs and mentioned that he sold one of his dogs to China for $30,000.
The kennel is in a separate building next to his home. There is a 1 bedroom/1 bathroom apartment with Wi-Fi on the second floor above the kennel, where Slobodan stays with his dogs when they have puppies.
You can tell he keeps his kennel very clean by looking at the facilities and how he cleans up after the dogs. He asks visitors to spray their shoes with disinfectant before entering the kennel because he is very cautious about the health of his dogs.
His dogs are beautiful. One caught my attention – Obi Wan Kenobi de Grande Vinko. He is an amazing dog! No video or photo that I have seen before can do justice how this dog looks in person. He looks stunning even being 8 years old!
Slobodan mentioned that he does not do Holter tests on his dogs. It it is not required in Serbia and it is not easily available. This is how he describes his dog’s health on the Betelges Dobermann kennel website : “HD-A, PHPV-PHTVL- free, DNA tested, DCM DNA – Negative”.
Betelges Dobermann Kennel website: betelges.net
Location: Kragujevac, Serbia
Owner: Slobodan Maksimovic
Contact: maksa at betelges dot net