Is a European Doberman Right For You?

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If you’re considering getting a European Doberman you’re probably wondering: How big does this breed get? Will it make a good family dog? How difficult is it to train? And why do they cost so much? Here are some answers to those questions. Keep reading for valuable information about this dog breed. And remember: European Dobermans are not for everyone! Read on to learn more about these dogs and whether they’re right for you.

How big does a European Doberman get?

The European Doberman grows slightly taller than its American counterpart. It can stand between twenty-four and twenty-six inches at the shoulder and weigh from 65 to 105 pounds. In comparison the American Dobby is an inch shorter than the European Doberman. The FCI standards for this breed are seven pages long. While both breeds are considered ‘working’ dogs the European Doberman has a more robust look.

The European Doberman is generally considered to be less aggressive than the American Doberman. However this breed is still not the ideal choice for family pets. They are best suited to be used in police work or as working dogs but can be trained to make a good family pet. As long as they are properly socialized and trained the European Doberman is a great choice for any home.

Is European Doberman a good family dog?

Dobermans are loyal and protective making them ideal for working dogs. They are often protective of their owner and will attack other dogs if threatened. However these dogs are not very sociable and rarely seek out human companionship. They are however incredibly obedient and easy to train. Training them will require firm and consistent instructions. You should be prepared to devote a lot of time and effort to training your dog.

In the US Dobermanns must pass standardized temperament tests called ZTP temperament tests. These tests measure the dog’s stability and self-assurance. They also assess the dog’s natural drive and protective instincts. In many cases a Doberman will fail its ZTP temperament test. Moreover the American Doberman breed does not pass a social test and is very nervous of noise and gun shots. Consequently many American breeders prefer to mix American and European bloodlines.

Are European Dobermans hard to train?

Do you want to get a doberman as a pet? This breed is an excellent choice for a family with active lifestyles. While they are loyal guard dogs they are not the best pets for first-time owners. If you are looking for a dog that is easy to train consider an American Doberman instead. European Dobermans are headstrong and need a firm owner to train them correctly.

As with any dog Dobermans can be challenging to train. The most important question for any dog owner is ‘Are European Dobermans hard to train?’ However there are some special considerations that make them ideal pets for family life. First of all they are extremely hard-working dogs. Their ability to keep their owners company can save you from a lot of heartache. Secondly they can be incredibly loyal and will not attack you unless they are provoked.

Why are European Dobermans more expensive?

If you’re wondering why European Dobermans are more expensive you’re not alone. The price of a European Doberman puppy is typically about $1000 more than a comparable American Doberman puppy. This is because European breeders have strict breeding standards and the dogs they produce have to pass these tests before they can be sold. They’re also more expensive because European Dobermans are bred for working purposes.

The differences between the American Doberman and European Doberman can be boiled down to the coat. The European breed is more athletic and muscular. It has a long neck and a wide chest. In contrast the American Doberman is not as bulky. Its body is built like an athlete and it has a longer snout than its European cousin. The lifespan of both breeds is approximately the same but European dogs are larger.

Ian Hill

Ian Hill

Owning a Doberman isn't like owning any other type of dog.
The love of a Doberman is deep, but their power is unmatched.
If you want to know more about these marvelous dogs, you've come to the right place.

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Owning a Doberman isn’t like owning any other type of dog.
The love of a Doberman is deep, but their power is unmatched.
If you want to know more about these marvelous dogs, you’ve come to the right place.

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