Why Your Doberman Might Snitch On You If You Don’t Pay Your Tax
A Doberman Pinscher is a medium-sized, short-haired dog with a compact and muscular body. It was originally bred as a guard dog. A typical Doberman has a sleek body build with its muscles well-developed for speed and endurance. Its ears were often cropped close to the skull, but many countries have banned this practice because it is cruel. The procedure involves removing ear parts not to stand upright anymore (cropping). The dog breed is known for its fearless loyalty and courage.
However, it can be aggressive towards other dogs. A male Doberman Pinscher reaches 24 to 28 inches, while female Dobermans grow 20 to 23 inches in height.
This terrier-like breed originated from the German tax collector Louis Dobermann (1791-1868). In 1871 he wanted a reliable guard dog that could withstand excessive training and weather conditions. He crossed various breeds such as a Rottweiler, Beauceron, and German Pinscher to achieve this goal. He also desired his first dogs to have docked tails and cropped ears because these features were signs of strength during those times. Finally, after two years of breeding, Doberman had a dog that could protect him as he collected his taxes. He named it after himself, and today the dog is known as the Doberman Pinscher.
This German breed was used to guard areas and supply lines against enemy troops during World War I. It also served as an ambulance dog for the German army in World War II. The secret police (Gestapo) used its ferocious skills in their operations during and before World War II. When the Allies finally entered Germany, they captured many Dobermans and brought them to America for breeding purposes. This happened at the end of World War II through Operation Blue Nose, which saw American soldiers returning home with various dogs from Europe.
Are Doberman good family dogs?
Yes, Dobermans can make good family pets, but they are not the right dog for everyone. Doberman requires a strong-willed owner to control them and live up to their high standards. They are very intelligent dogs and tend to become bored quickly, so occasionally, they may become mischievous or destructive (chewing, digging, etc.). However, suppose an owner knows how to keep their Dobermans mind occupied by providing exercise, mental stimulation such as games/training classes, proper socialization, and discipline. In that case, it is possible that a home with other pets or children also can have a Doberman.
You might want to get a different breed if you:
• don’t know how to control large, strong dogs
• do not want a dog that needs a lot of time and attention and can be high energy and needs room to run (if you keep your dog indoors a lot, this dog is not for you)
• do not have enough time to walk the dog regularly and play with it
Are Doberman good with kids?
Dobermans are very good with children; especially they are raised with them. They love to play and be around kids. They are gentle by nature but can be overly protective of the ones they love, which is why obedience training is recommended for them. It is recommended that children be taught to respect the dog and not tease it or mishandle it. Like any dog, Dobermans can bite when provoked or threatened.
Are these dogs dangerous?
Yes and no. They are dangerous if raised wrong or not appropriately trained, and the fact that they will protect their owner at any cost has been known to be both good and bad. This is true for all dogs, but perhaps more so with Doberman Pinschers due to the amount of protection in their blood. Many myths about these dogs also circulate around society because people tend to believe what they hear without proving it out themselves, thus causing some unnecessary worry among potential owners. However, when raised in a loving home and trained properly, these dogs are probably among the best dogs to own because of their loyalty and intelligence.
Doberman with cats
A Doberman can get along with cats if properly socialized, but it must be trained early. The Doberman’s aggression and instincts make cats a natural enemy. It should always be supervised when playing with them, especially kittens or those still developing their hunting skills.
A Doberman raised around other animals is unlikely to harass a cat in your home but will probably still chase outdoor cats. The Dobie needs the training to understand that it can’t go after any cat it sees.
Here are some fantastic names for a Doberman!
Doberman names For males
Doberman names for females
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