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Weight: 66-88 lbs.
Energy Level: Moderate – High
The Doodleman Pinscher is found in the following colors:
Health & Longevity
Average Life Span: 12-15 years
The Doodleman Pinscher is hybrid breed of the Poodle and the Doberman Pinscher. This breed has some major and secondary health concerns that you need to know about.
When you select a breeder to work with, make sure you choose one that screens the parent pups before breeding them. This will help ensure that your pup is healthy and does not have any passed down medical issues.
Some of the medical conditions you need to worry about include bloat, Addison’s Disease, narcolepsy, Von Willebrand’s Disease, hip dysplasia, hypothyroidism, eye problems, heart problems, and skin problems.
A fatal condition that may occur in your Doodleman Pinscher is bloat. This condition can be treated, but needs immediate attention or it can result in death. Bloat occurs when too much air becomes trapped within the stomach, which causes the stomach to expand and cause impaired function of the surrounding organs.
Addison’s Disease is a disease that can be passed down to your pup and it occurs when there are not enough corticosteroids in your pup’s body. This is due to a malfunctioning adrenal gland and the result is impaired body function.
Narcolepsy is a common condition in dogs and may occur in your Doodleman Pinscher. This condition is characterized by complete or partial paralysis in your pup with the loss of reflexes as well. This is only temporary.
Von Willebrand’s Disease is an inherited blood disorder that may be passed down to your Doodleman Pinscher. This disorder happens when there is not enough protein in your pup’s platelets, which then stops them from being able to clot correctly.
Hip dysplasia often occurs in large breed dogs and is no stranger to the Doodleman Pinscher. If your pup has this condition, it is because the hip joint is deformed or does not fit into the socket correctly. When this occurs, your pup will have trouble getting up and laying down. It is painful for your pup.
Hypothyroidism is a condition that affects the thyroid in dogs. When this happens, your pup will either have trouble gaining weight or will become obese. This condition is often regulated with medication and can be effectively managed.
Eye and heart problems may occur in your Doodleman Pinscher. It is important that you monitor your pup’s health and report any issues with your veterinarian right away. Some of the most common eye problems include an eye infection or dry eyes.
Lastly, your Doodleman Pinscher may have skin problems. These problems can show up in a variety of different conditions from allergies to irritation. You will want to monitor your pup’s skin and make sure that you alert your vet to any problems.
Temperament & Train-ability
The Doodleman Pinscher is often referred to as a dog that is playful, alert, and good-mannered. You will find that your Doodleman Pinscher can have a bit of an attitude and may not respond to you, especially when they have a stubborn streak.
This breed is best known for being quite independent and brave. You will find that your pup is not scared of much and will often navigate into areas he or she should not. Your pup will often push boundaries as well.
The Doodleman Pinscher is loyal to his or her owner and definitely likes to play a lot. If you like outdoor activities, your pup will be right there with you. Since this breed is considered to be large, an apartment or condo is not ideal for them.
Your Doodleman Pinscher needs to be able to run around throughout the day and receive two walks of at least 30 minutes.
Your pup will be great to be around and you will find that he or she enjoys your company too. While independent, your pup will come to you for attention and love. This breed suffers from separation anxiety, especially if you are gone for any length of time.
The Doodleman Pinscher is intelligent, which means he or she will train easy, but you do need to make sure you are consistent and firm with your pup. If your dog exhibits a stubborn streak during training, do not try to use harsh methods, as this can break trust and make the stubborn streak worse.
Your Doodleman Pinscher has easy grooming needs and does not require a lot. You will find that this breed does not shed a lot, which is great for those who have allergies.
While your pup does not shed a lot, you will still need to brush his or her coat at least once per day to remove any debris that may become trapped in the fur.
A bath is only needed when your pup is stinky or dirty, but a dry bath may even do the trick if the dirt is not caked onto your pup’s coat. You should clean his or her ears once per week to remove any buildup of earwax and dirt.
Lastly, you want to trim your pup’s nails to prevent overgrowth approximately every 4 weeks. If you are not comfortable trimming your dog’s nails, take him or her to the groomer once a month or as often as needed to have a nail trim.
Your Doodleman Pinscher will consume anywhere between three and four cups of food per day. You should feed your pup a high quality brand of food that can meet his or her activity level and nutritional needs.
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A Doodleman Pinscher puppy will cost you anywhere between $350 and $950. When you take the costs of your puppy into consideration, also make sure to include vaccines, food, supplies, and vet checkups.
Paws ‘N’ Pups Ranking
Paws ‘N’ Pups ranks every breed out of 4 with 1 being easiest to integrate into your life and 4 being the toughest – The lower the ranking the better.
Ranking takes into account a few basic factors including cost, skill level needed, high vs low maintenance and how critical regular training is to success. The Doodleman Pinscher is easy to care for, is quick to train, and will get along with everyone in your home. You will find that while this breed is often independent, he or she will wind down and ask for love too. This breed ranks a 1.5.
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