Where To Look For Your Doberman Puppy

Dobermans are very well-adjusted dogs, both loyal to and dependable on their masters, so if you are considering adopting a Doberman puppy and you want that puppy to grow into a healthy and happy adult, then you must pay a lot of attention to the source you are getting that puppy from.

The dogs of the beautiful Doberman breed have become more and more popular along the last years. Those who want a dog of the Doberman breed should know from the beginning that these dogs will establish a close bond with one only person for their entire life, though they will be fiercely loyal and protective with all the members of the family. Do not consider this breed if you do not have the time and energy to devote to raising the puppy into adulthood as the dog will suffer if left alone and ignored.

After you have decided for the Dobermen Pinscher breed of dogs, finding a puppy of this breed either to buy or adopt will not be a very difficut task. What is difficult sometimes is getting your puppy from a proper source. A yard sale, flea market, pet store or puppy mill is not the place to go and should be avoided for obvious reasons. You may get from there a puppy that is unhealthy and has behavioral issues, because the people who offer doberman puppies for sale in this kind of places are not concerned with the welfare of the puppies they offer. In such places you will never find puppies from good breeders.

Before you decide to buy a Doberman puppy make sure that you have taken the time to find out all the relevant information on the breed. This will prevent any unexpected surprises down the line that could be unpleasant for you. There is the possibility that you already know very much the breed’s character traits, health issues, caring requirements and so forth. If you are not familiar with the basic information about the breed, you must do some research prior to buying the puppy.

Obtaining a Dobey is easy provided that you know the right places to look. Reputable breeders are the best sources for the puppy you are looking for, and your vet or Doberman Club are more than likely able to recommend you such a breeder. A reputable breeder will charge you more for his doberman puppies for sale than others, but this way you will save your money and  time in the future.

Depending on where you live the docking of the tail and the cropping of the ears could be illegal. Inform yourself if the breeder is having these changes done or not, and if yes and legal, whether these operations have been done by proper qualified persons. The opinion that this type of cosmetic surgery is in fact cruel and unnecessary to the dog if more and more spread among the lovers of this breed. In the United States, tail docking is considered as a standard for the breed.

Dobermans are prone to some health issues and could require veterinary assistance and medical treatment as the years go by. Be prepared for this by researching the breed and finding out which health issues are common to it. Selecting the dogs allowed to breed, reputable breeders minimize these issues.

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