I began my animal husbandry experience before I could truly understand what was happening. Since the age of five, I was allowed to become involved in the whelping and care of my parent’s prized Miniature Dachshunds puppies. When I was sixteen I bought my first Doberman and, minus a few college years in apartments, I’veContinue reading “Consulting Science: Best Practices in Litter Frequency & Age of Dam in Canine Husbandry”
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DCM is #1 Killer of Doberman Pinschers. Here’s What We Know and What we Don’t Know, and Why There’s Hope for the Future.
Written by Samary Birkline, © 2020 If you’re in the market for a Doberman Pinscher, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about DCM (Dilated Cardiomyopathy). There’s an awful lot of chatter in the breed forums and heart disease is among the leading topics. To simplify this multifaceted conversation, it’s important to understandContinue reading “DCM is #1 Killer of Doberman Pinschers. Here’s What We Know and What we Don’t Know, and Why There’s Hope for the Future.”