Second its not fair to the unknowing animal lover out there who ends up with said unhealthy animal. You stand a greater chance of getting a black and rust, from a careless breeder, that carries the dreaded Von Willebrands, Wobbles, etc.. than getting a White Doberman from a Careful, Conscientious Breeder, such as RainbowHausDobermans. Just curious, I have a 1 year old purebred blue Doberman and he has blue eyes. This is our background. I’m now looking for another Doberman. These are all actual “facts” BTW We visit our vet often. A beautiful White female Doberman placed in the last DPCA Nationals. Excellent post for a youngster, see my reply to the post below to see why you are right. Never give anyone or any animal a second chance. You have two dog, who has one black allel and one white. Propaganda to scare people from breeding, even owning, a White or Cream Colored Dobe. Too much hate and misinformation going on here. He is very gentle and extremely good with children. Back to my story: I was told moZart had increased risk of skin problems and eye problems…. To each his own on color, if it floats your boat and you love that guy or gal go for it. My lovely boxer/rottwreiler just passed away last week at the ripe old age of 16! White markings of any kind highly undesirable. I’ve been reading the whole situation about the albino dobermans. She used a Shaklee product called Basic H diluted in water. I am familiar with the Triad rescue and i am approved by them. Calling them stupid. Kind regards, Tammy Cuthbert, Hello I’m getting an all black Doberman in about a week and I keep reading all these negative things about them. No i dont want a dog that has temper problems but i like the varitiey of colors. The chart may be misleading in the prevalence of blue coats. About 15 yrs ago when I still lived in the US (Virginia) I was introduced to a breeder of white Dobes. In fact, we were there yesterday as I purchased another Doberman. Beautifully said. Completely gorgeous and I have never seen another like him. Thanks! With time, love and patience he will become the dog god intended him to be. I’ve owned nothing but dobermans for 30 years and I have owned and rescused every color, including the z factor whites. I don’t want to see an outstanding breed tarnished by this uneducated, irresponsible behavior. I love the comments about the White Dobe and that they have great personalities and temperament and frankly believe that you could have a little different personality from a White Dobe just because of the color (I have my flame suit on so let the comments rip). She is simply the first accepted by the AKC that can be tracked this way. ALBINOS (which there is scientific proof that they are in fact albinos) are always from back yard breeders. You claim to have rescued some dogs from the shelter, let me ask something, didnt it break your heart to see that overcrowding there? With the addition of the dilute gene in our thinking, Doberman coat color becomes more complex. Hello Sharon, we finally had our appointment with a cardiac veterinarian. Because blue is the dilute of the dominant black and fawn is the dilute of the recessive red. Do you happen to know more than they do? not the cause, no, but a symptom of a cause. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Of course, as is the case with ANY short haired whit dog, there are limitatipns to sun exposure, much the same as with fair-haired humans-They both sunburn easily. She excepted my wife at 2 years old, my children when they came along when she was six with my daughters and eight for my son. I can honestly say even thou pitbulls have a bad rep I have no problems with the pitbulls now the dobies I have a major problems with…her dobie attacks my cat and had my kid by the throat I know not all dobies are this way and I still love all dogs but if she was to have a white dobie that was inbreed somehow it highers the risk for innocent people to get hurt… I agree with people who say its not the dogs fault its the owner cause it is but I do not agree with the whole thing that if God made it it should be here God did not tell someone to make inbreed dobies. The blue Doberman is a dilute of black. plus i have always wanted a bigger dog that i could run around and play with in the back yard. He was afraid of her and almost pulled my shoulder out trying to get away from her. We ate in Huntsville, AL. Some years ago, I met a doberman who was glossy black with bright yellow where you would normally see the rust color. I take hm almost everywhere that I can and receive compliments on his look and temperament too. Breeding her white dobie would be just as wrong as I would have been, if I had bread my”slightly less than perfect”dobie! Dobermans are beautiful…proud…noble…intelligent dogs and deserve the best we can give them…and breeding them to be sickly and have health problems is NOT the best we can give them. Questa patologia, detta anche CDA (Color Dilution Alopecia) o Blue Dobermann syndrome, porta perdita di pelo, presenza di pelle squamosa e di pustole localizzate principalmente su collo e tronco (sono risparmiati coda, … Although I’m sure your dobie is beautiful, white and has a wonderful disposition, that’s not the point. At age 13, which is several years older than so many who die of SDS, he is looking quite good and still out running about a mile a day! And why would you say AKC and purebred dogs are sick anyway? Smart and understanding. As for good foods there are so many nowadays. She has 2 small dogs as “pack-mates”, so she doesn’t quite realize her own strength or size. While they do typically have high intelligence, friendly disposition, and minimal health issues, the opposite is also fairly common. Our Emma and Bella were each 1 year old rescues within the family because of first health problems and later job transfer of the original owner. I took four semesters in genetic based studies just for shiggles; this stuff is easy to understand if you just READ. Now we are waiting for a Holter Test appointment. This is because there are additional health risks with coloured Dobermanns. I’ve been studying this breed for about 6 years now and I continue to learn so much. I can always refer you to my breeder. Over the last 15 yrs it has become common to see oversize dobes (height as well as weight). Until scientific research is done to prove they are albinoid, you all have no right to bicker like children about a dog. Don’t make someone get a dog from the pound that turns out to be poor tempered, because they are then, by conscience, stuck with said dog. Where there is demand and the opportunity for profit, there will be people willing to breed Dobermans with an unhealthy breeding philosophy to chase a profit. It cuts their guts apart when the hydrate! So me and my husband adopted a 10 month old Doberman from San Antonio Doberman Rescue and advocacy. The gray color may have a charcoal gray, silver, or a purple tone. The answer, “Anything and everything!” From cleaning solvents to toxins such as rat poison. Please, it’s been said before in this thread – you are online – use google, educate yourself about this subject!!! When my dad walked away, my mom firmly but calmly told him to cut that barking out, and he stopped barking, sat down and wagged his little tail at her. I am not intowhite vs. albino thing but i had a blue with skinproblems bt he was my dog. I have to disagree about additional health problems with the white/cream. Now my family is waiting for our new 3 months blue doberman. They are considered a disqualifying fault in some dog shows. Purebred dogs aside from a few breeds like the Komondor (a very large “mop dog”) are not at all family friendly by nature and are originally bred for WORK, not to keep as a pet. Dobermann’s handiwork was a larger, less refined version of the pinscher that today bears his name (minus the extra “n,” which was dropped somewhere along the way). Bottom line is that it is a mutation and more importantly it causes health issues for these poor animals! PS Spell checked by my mutt and pure bred who ran it by the goldfish. Hey, I was wondering if they had insurance for pets, where could I purchase the insurance? I served in the military as an Aviation Search and Rescue Corpsman (and it’s an open wound, not a scar), offering my life along with people of all cultures and colors. Very much agree. So sad. RE: SARAH- please you are uninformed. Did you know that the “roadkill” that is collected from city and county streets is also in it? All of our Dobes have been raised and exposed to children (many small children as part of their socialization) and have done great. Albinism is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of an enzyme involved in the production of melanin. Though this post will probably be burrows by more uneducated comments of “nu-uh’s” and “uh-huh’s” that one could read until they were blue in the face. If you regularly have visitors over to the house, this should do. I don’t know if he was inbreed. Considered an undesirable gene mutation. Some people are better at this than others and some dogs (regardless of breed) are easier to train than others. Too much sun, loud noises, rambunctious children at play, (not just bikes, skateboards, etc) even older kids can get on a dog’s nerves. I would not amputate his leg. Where to begin… Ok my family purchased a blue Doberman pinscher in 2009 at roughly 2 months of age with tail docked… I was given AKC paperwork regarding history of his lineage and AKC number. Jordan is a great dog but Cleo will always be that One special dog. I mean, AKC and ‘purebred’ dogs are already sick and unhealthy as it is. Standards change when there is enough demand by the breeders. The youngest was 13 . I am getting ready to buy the only black and rust puppy from an all white litter. The only reason I am writing is because as I was reading through I found one message that said “get rid of the whites no time for bad dogs” writen by “miller”! They are known as a melanistic Dobermans. People that badmouth them most have never seen one, and know nothing about them. He has all the red & tan Dobie markings and body style but the hair texture, ears and tail of a GS. Why us americans have single handedly ruined or waterd down any good dogs they ever touched, do some reading and you will have to agree.. We bring dogs in this country and brred them until they cannot do what it was intended to do we make them all couch potatoes show dogs and change the way they are suposed to look so much they just couldnt to a job even if they wanted to. Their nose is pink usually and skin. Thanks for any info. Exposure to children is essential to even an adult dog. If you don’t understand what I’m talking about, reasearch the original european bulldogs. Anyway, if the kids were there Nobody was getting near them. To produce healthy Dobermans, the parents must be carefully screened and selected based on health and absence of genetic problems. We’ve got nothing but good to say about him. I would never dream of having any other breed they are fantastic. If anyone is a breeder of Dobermans please reply with some info or things i would need to know first!! Think I can pass him off as a Weimie ?:). Before you judge white dobermans I would recommend talking to people that have them. My advice is to start with a doberman that has excellent genetics/temperament. Fact is all Doberman are awsome. Im somewhat discouraged because she’s such a sweet girl and I love her already. The correct weight for a male is approx 80-90 lbs. If there are genetic problems in a particular line – say, deafness or blindness – then that could easily be mitigated by careful selective breeding. common sense be damned. I have a dog, so I should breed? The Dobermann has a long muzzle. The following chart shows the possible inheritance of coat color in the Doberman Pinscher: As one can see from the previous chart, the logical assumption is that the fawn colored Doberman coat is an unlikely result, even when two red Dobermans carrying the dilute fawn gene are bred. She’s a doll, and we don’t have any issues, but it’s crap about her eyes being normal. : ). which makes them VERY smart. Dobermans have owned me for over 40 years , I do my own training and it is a pleasure to involve your self with these fine and very smart dogs. correlazione fra mantelli di colore blu/isabella e l'alopecia. I am proud to say I own a white doberman male one of the best i have ever had as a companion I also have kids and he thinks he is one of them. She already had beautiful manners, we just added a calm environment and patience to her life, which made her the perfect companion for us. They are very protective and loyal. But some people aren’t aware that the Doberman is also born in other colors. They love you! Okay, I own a beautiful Dob. She has been the largest and sweetest dobie we have ever owned. Any of my sickly pooches see the vet often and my healthy ones visit the vet twice a year for check ups and boosters. Study up, then post a more informative comment. America could be the same way if we stop putting the so called “rights” of animal abusers above the health and safety of animals. Do you live in America? I agree with you and on a recent visit to the vet with our new rescue he was pleased to see that he was 2 yrs old before neutering (we have no choice when getting a rescue) because he said recent studies showed a 15% reduction in cancers if neutered at 2 years AS COMPARED TO NEUTERING AS A PUPPY). I own a white Dobie and she’s the best dog I have ever had. yes they are blue but that does not mean the dog is “white” it is ALBINO, there is no such thing as a white Doberman. They each had the same personality characteristics, that we all hold in such high regards as their “acceptable” colored cousins. She is 7 month old and so beautiful. based on what color genes are dominant). Potassium is the link between the brain and all the organs not just in dogs but in people as well. Blue Dobermans are susceptible to developing the health issues common for Dobermans, which include, von Willebrands disease and Cardiomyopathy, however, since they have a color diluted gene, the Blue Dobermans then have the added issue of a skin condition known as Color Dilution Alopecia, which means their hair becomes brittle and can break easily.