Tag: european doberman

homemade dog food recipe

The best dog food for dobermans

  Growing up in Eastern Europe in 1980s – early 1990s – the term “dog food” didn’t exist. The best dog food was scraps from the table or homemade dog food. I remember establishing connections with local butchers to pickup weekly meat and bone leftovers from the market. At the end of 1990s commercial dog food became more affordable and… Read more →

How to post cropped ears

I made a quick decision to crop my puppy’s ears, took a long drive to Riverside for the surgery, and then realized I forgot how to post cropped ears. It’s been over 15 years since I’ve done it. What materials to use, how long to post, what to watch for? Nitro is 14 months now and has beautiful ears. Below… Read more →

American vs European Doberman

Being originally from Europe, I was surprised to learn that there is actually a difference within the breed – between American vs European Doberman. When I was contacting breeders in the US, searching for my next Doberman puppy, I was tipped off by the same question from each breeder: “do you want a pet or a show dog?”. Having owned… Read more →

Importing a dog from Europe

Importing a dog from Europe

I’ve posted a series of articles about my first experience of importing a dog from Europe to the US. Below are the links to the articles in chronological order: How to find a breeder in Europe? This article describes the steps I took when searching for a reputable European Doberman breeder in Europe. Doberman puppy cost. I describe price range… Read more →


Doberman and child

  A question about doberman and child. How would a doberman behave with a teenager that visits a divorced parent? Q: I am retired military with a lot of time on my hands. I have owned other breeds before, but never a Dobie. I have been thinking about purchasing a Doberman, but do have one concern. I have an 11… Read more →