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  • Samaritans come together and save dog’s life

    05/28/2014 12:48:48 PM PDT · by Altariel · 15 replies
    Portsmouth Daily Times ^ | May 28, 2014 | Joseph Pratt
    Abandoned six-month-old doberman puppy, Atticus, is being given a new life after being hit by a car on Scioto Trail and being rescued by a group of local good samaritans. Portsmouth resident Lisa Potts was sitting at home when she heard what she thought was a child crying outside. She ran to investigate and saw the young doberman in the middle of the street, and her two new neighbors running towards him, stopping traffic in his lane. Potts went to check on the dog, running between the many lanes of busy traffic, while a neighbor watched her daughter. “There were...
  • Dolphins save Doberman Pinscher stranded on sandbar

    03/02/2011 1:31:37 PM PST · by Evil Slayer · 174 replies
    My Fox Orlando ^ | 3/2/2011 | Newscore
    A Pennsylvania woman on vacation in Florida took a tip from two dolphins to save a lost Doberman Pinscher that got stranded on a sandbar. When Audrey D'Alessandro and her husband, Sam, walked out of their home on Marco Island, near Naples, Fla., to go fishing, "we saw these two dolphins, and they were splashing and making this big commotion" in a canal behind their vacation home, she said. Although it is not uncommon to see dolphins swimming through the canal on their way to the Gulf of Mexico, Audrey D'Alessandro said that this time, "they were just there, in...
  • Westminster Dog Show contender found breast cancer, saved owner’s life

    02/27/2014 10:44:16 AM PST · by Altariel · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | February 4, 2014 | Nicole Lyn Pesce
    This purebreed is pure hero. A Doberman pinscher competing in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City next week is being credited with saving his Staten Island owner’s life nearly three years ago by detecting her breast cancer. Troy, then a 4-month-old puppy, alerted Diane Papazian, 56, to a dangerous lump in her breast while they were cuddling in bed, said her husband, Harry. Diane thought it was peculiar how persistent the pooch was in his nuzzling, leading her to conduct a self-examination and to discover the lump. She underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy to beat...
  • Live to bark another day: Firefighters rescue Doberman from College Station house fire

    02/27/2014 10:40:29 AM PST · by Altariel · 7 replies
    TheEagle.com ^ | February 1, 2014 | ANDREA SALAZAR
    Zeus was on the living room couch when the fire broke out. That's where firefighters found the unconscious, adult male Doberman when they entered a home in the 600 block of Hartford Drive off Victoria Road in College Station Friday and immediately provided him with oxygen. He was taken to the Wellborn Road Veterinary Medical Center for treatment for smoke inhalation and will remain there for at least one night, said Dr. Brittany Frank, the veterinarian on his case. While Zeus has improved since arriving at the medical center and is able to walk on his own, Frank said he's...
  • Help with Dog biting ....

    12/04/2013 7:00:11 PM PST · by Usagi_yo · 220 replies
    12/4/2013 | vanity
    He's a male Blue point Doberman, rescued from the animal shelter at a very young adult age. He's actually grown a bit over the 2 years we've had him. Well he's starting to have some biting problems now after 2 years. He's bitten my sister (the owner) 3 times breaking skin each time, bruising bone and requiring antibiotics. These have happened to her at night when he's sleeping with her and her husband. Seemed it was some type of sleep problem from being woke up from dead of sleep. Now he's bitten me. I've had direct contact with the dog...
  • Dog owner discovers car crash after pet Dobermans hear accident

    09/11/2013 9:59:36 PM PDT · by Altariel · 61 replies
    DailyMail ^ | August 21, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Two dogs were hailed as heroes today after they heard a car crash more than a mile away and went on to save the driver's life. Dobermans Star and Storm pulled hard on their leads and dragged along their owners, who did not hear the smash in rural Shropshire. Sam and Emily Lewis followed their pets and they found a woman driver trapped in an overturned car in a country lane.
  • Pet Doberman Plays With 1-Year-Old Baby

    05/25/2013 10:57:18 PM PDT · by Altariel · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 26, 2013 | Unknown
    Pet Doberman, Lily, cheerfully plays with 1-year-old baby, Addison.
  • Pet Doberman and Baby Girl Play Together

    04/28/2013 11:47:17 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 21 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 04/26/2013 | Eliza Murphy
    This pet Doberman Lily and 1-year-old baby Addison are the best of friends.
  • Doberman may be breed's finest specimen

    03/27/2013 10:32:58 AM PDT · by Altariel · 77 replies
    This Week News ^ | March 4, 2013 | BRETT NUCKLES
    Dublin resident Jocelyn Mullins fell in love with Doberman pinschers because they're intelligent, energetic and true companions. Those traits, coupled with a remarkable pedigree, have helped boost her dog, Fifi, to the pinnacle of the show-dog circuit. The sturdy, barrel-chested dog with bright eyes and trademark pink collar -- studded with jewels, of course -- may be the most accomplished Doberman of all time. In three years of competition, she's racked up 71 Best in Show prizes, and in international competition she's been named the best in her breed three years running. "No Doberman in history has been able to...
  • 16-year-old and her dog spread smiles

    03/16/2012 8:13:09 AM PDT · by Altariel · 67 replies · 8+ views
    Daily Home ^ | March 16, 2012 | Emily Adams
    SYLACAUGA – Ellie is a girl on the town. The four-year-old Doberman Pincher is a frequent visitor at schools, nursing homes, libraries and more, spreading smiles wherever she goes. “She has a lot of friends,” said 16-year-old Rebekah Rawlinson, Ellie’s owner and dedicated trainer. Along with more than 30 competition ribbons and six titles, Ellie is also a certified therapy dog. Rebekah, who has been training Ellie for three years, said they got the idea to get her certified after visiting a nursing home. “My great aunt was in the nursing home, and she loved dogs so we wanted to...
  • Airline's ban on 9 dog breeds is unfair

    03/14/2012 8:01:11 PM PDT · by Altariel · 69 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 14, 2012 | Steve Dale
    Is United Airlines profiling dog breeds? If so, I'm a logical person to ask for help. I've stood up against local governments banning specific breeds (usually municipalities seeking to ban any dog looking like a Pit Bull). Breed bans have never demonstrated success at lowering the number of dog bites. **** United Airlines confirmed its adoption of the Continental Airlines Pet Safe program as the merger of the two carriers became official earlier this month. The Pet Safe program, which had been in place for several years, bans nine dog breeds on planes, including the American Pit Bull Terrier and...
  • Heartless Burglars Beat Dogs, Steal Puppies

    02/11/2012 7:55:30 AM PST · by Altariel · 9 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | February 10, 2012 | Erin Sherbert
    Police are asking for the public's help to locate four three-week-old puppies that were stolen during a burglary in the Double Rock neighborhood earlier this week. According to Sgt. Michael Andraychak, the burglars broke into a home on the 100 block of Cameron Way sometime between 9 a.m. and noon on Tuesday. The burglars used a blunt object to beat two adult dogs inside the house before grabbing the puppies. The puppies are a mix of Doberman Pinscher and Beagle, with tan and black coats, police said. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Sgt. Neil Cunningham of Bayview...
  • B.C. vets seek ban on cropping dogs' ears

    02/11/2012 7:52:07 AM PST · by Altariel · 19 replies
    Vancouver Sun ^ | February 11, 2012 | Denise Ryan
    Sleek cropped ears may soon be a thing of the past on Dobermans and other breeds if B.C. veterinarians follow Manitoba's lead and ban the practice. Detractors say the procedure is merely cosmetic, and causes unnecessary pain to canines, who have no say in the matter. Similar bans have been enacted in Newfoundland and Labrador, and many European countries. Cherie Holmes, president of the Doberman Pinscher Club of Canada, said the procedure is not just a cosmetic indulgence, but contributes to the health and functionality of dogs' ears. "All wild dogs have pricked, standup ears because it gives better air...
  • Calypso’s second chance

    01/16/2012 12:27:25 PM PST · by Altariel · 6 replies
    Decatur Daily ^ | January 8, 2012 | Catherine Godbey
    Every day 7-year-old Calypso runs two miles alongside Andi Stewart. The creaking of Calypso's pink wheelchair and Andi's rhythmic footfalls announce their arrival. Every day Calypso, along with her sidekick Ebby, guard Blake and Andi Stewart's fenced-in backyard from unwanted passers-by, squirrels and the occasional stray dog. Every day Ebby and Calypso — maneuvering her wheels over bricks and stones — play tug-of-war with the tree limbs. "She really is a miracle dog. It is just amazing what she can do, especially considering where she was three months ago," Andi said. Three months ago, the Doberman that Blake Stewart adopted...
  • NH dogs eat food laced with fish hooks, killing 1

    01/16/2012 11:48:33 AM PST · by Altariel · 19 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 14, 2012 | AP
    SOMERSWORTH, N.H. -- New Hampshire police say two dogs ate food that was filled with fish hooks, killing one and injuring the other.
  • Dog makes woman's condition more manageable

    12/25/2011 8:09:24 AM PST · by Altariel · 62 replies
    Bryan County News ^ | December 25, 2011 | Mike Riddle
    For Dallas LaPointe, having seizures is a part of her life. But with a new friend that she received from Long County, the seizures may be a little less dangerous. On Dec. 15, LaPointe picked up her new friend at the Puppies-R-Us pet shop in Hinesville. But this friend wasn’t from the store. Instead, it was from the Long County Animal Control Center. This new friend was a 2-year-old Doberman pinscher that had been picked up as a stray in Long County. “We’ve had this dog for about two and a half months out at the center, and we’ve been...
  • Help find a missing medical alert dog named Bella

    12/15/2011 12:15:44 PM PST · by Altariel · 15 replies
    FM 760 KFMB ^ | December 14, 2011 | Unknown
    SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A father in Point Loma is begging for the public's help to find his baby's missing service dog. Thirty-eight-year-old Brian Margarita is a single father raising a baby with epilepsy, but not totally alone. His dog Bella, a purebred Doberman pinscher and certified therapy dog, sleeps next to nine-month-old Reese's crib every night and barks when she has a seizure. "Obviously there are baby monitors in here that I can hear the baby, but there's no way I could react as fast as the dog senses things almost before they happen," Brian said. Last Saturday,...
  • Find thugs who left dog starving to death in chains

    12/13/2011 2:35:55 PM PST · by Altariel · 82 replies
    Herald.ie ^ | December 12, 2011 | Claire Murphy
    AN emaciated dog was bound in chains and left to die in subzero temperatures. Dublin SPCA inspectors said they are constantly dumbfounded by the appalling acts of cruelty carried out on animals. Inspector Liam Kinsella was called to an area near the Bluebell flats off Davitt Road in Dublin where he found a terrified, shivering female dog. The Doberman is estimated to be aged between one and two years old. The dog was desperately malnourished and dehydrated and had severe pressure sores where the rope and chain were sawing through her skin. She had no body fat meaning her bones...
  • Great Danes and other “attack dogs” would be euthanized under Cumberland County ban

    12/05/2011 11:45:43 AM PST · by Altariel · 129 replies
    Ohmidog! ^ | December 5, 2011 | jwoestendiek
    Apparently gunning down stray dogs on the streets wasn’t enough for the dog unfriendly officials of Cumberland County, North Carolina. Now they want to slay, within 72 hours, every dog that comes into the shelter who is, or appears to be a mix of: American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiller, Akita, chow chow, Doberman pinscher, German shepherd, Great Dane, Presa Canario, Siberian husky or mastiff. There’s a convenient catch-all pit bull category as well. They’re not doing it yet, despite what you may be reading on the misinformation highway. But they’re talking about it. The county’s Animal Control Board is recommending that...
  • Lessons a Doberman taught me

    12/05/2011 11:37:30 AM PST · by Altariel · 30 replies
    Philippine Daily Inquirer ^ | December 3, 2011 | Maui R. Drilon
    “You better be careful. Dobermans are traitors, they turn on their owners.” That was the “advice” I got from friends and family when I announced I was getting a Doberman. Despite having asthma, I have always been an animal lover, and after a breakup in 2001, I decided to get my first purebred dog. While many dog enthusiasts would recommend a small or medium-sized canine to start out with, I threw caution to the wind and picked out a Doberman. And that was how Diesel entered—and forever changed—my life. He was scrawny, lanky, and a total klutz. I, on the...
  • Vets remove five golf balls from Doberman's stomach in emergency op

    11/30/2011 9:48:17 PM PST · by Altariel · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 27, 2011 | Rob Cooper
    A Doberman had to have five golf balls removed from his stomach in an emergency operation - and some of them may have been trapped inside him for more than six months. Worried owner Graham Saysell, 54, rushed Zac to the vets the day after he collapsed at home last month. Mr Saysell had no idea the balls were there until he was shown an X-ray.
  • Cyclist Shoots Dog on Thanksgiving Day

    11/26/2011 6:20:15 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 84 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 26, 2011
    A gun-toting man on a bicycle in South Florida shot and killed a Doberman Saturday, saying the dog was threatening him. Dan Abou, who was training the 2-year-old to be a therapy dog, acknowledged Scooby was in his unfenced front yard without a leash, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported. But he described Scooby as a gentle animal and said many dogs are allowed out without restraints in his neighborhood in Davie with no problems. "It's very alarming that someone would be riding a bike with a gun at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day," Abou said Friday. "That man came...
  • Off-duty Staten Island Port Authority cop shoots, kills neighbor's dog

    11/21/2011 9:58:54 AM PST · by Altariel · 10 replies
    Staten Island Live ^ | November 21, 2011 | John M. Annese
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An off-duty Port Authority police officer shot and killed his neighbor’s Doberman in Westerleigh last night, firing a single bullet at the dog as it tangled with his own smaller pooch. The confrontation unfolded at about 9 p.m. last night, at the intersection of Leonard and Muller avenues. The officer, whose identity has not been released as of early this morning, was walking his pug when the Mazzola family, who live at that corner, returned home from a trip to the Catskill Mountains, 23-year-old Joe Mazzola said.
  • Trip to Dog Park Becomes a Medical Emergency

    11/17/2011 8:53:17 AM PST · by Altariel · 13 replies
    Gulfport, FL Patch ^ | November 14, 2011 | Shelly Maslak
    As I told you last week, we find many friends at the dog park. I am lucky enough to find many in both human and furry form. One of the beautfiul furry ones that I have met is Faith. Faith is a gorgeous Doberman rescued from an unfortunate situation, and she recently had the scare of a lifetime. I asked Faith's owner, Dorothy, to give me details of that tragic day, and her story was so compelling, I thought it was better told in her words: "We are so much like our dogs in so many ways, sharing the joys...
  • Beauty Moment Of The Day: Little Girl Paints Doberman’s Nails

    11/17/2011 8:43:57 AM PST · by Altariel · 91 replies
    The Gloss ^ | November 14, 2011 | Jessica Pauline Ogilvie
  • Cop slapped dog out third-story window: suit

    10/25/2011 6:10:40 AM PDT · by Immerito · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 24, 2011 | DOUGLAS MONTERO
    A brave 7-pound pooch trying to protect three little kids in his family was heartlessly slapped out a third-story window by a cop on a failed drug raid, a lawsuit charges. Chuwie, a miniature Doberman-Pomeranian mix, miraculously survived, but his owner says the family pet hasn’t been the same since. “How could a police officer do that to a tiny dog?’’ said Iris Ramos, whose son-in-law, Ronald Estevez, 27, owns Chuwie. The dog never tried to attack a cop -- all he did was bark, according to the family’s Bronx Civil Court lawsuit against the city and NYPD for unspecified...
  • Dangerous Dog Ordinance in College Park

    06/08/2011 11:09:07 AM PDT · by Immerito · 27 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | June 6, 2011 | Jean Ross
    College Park (WAOK) Saying it’s acting in the interest of public safety, College Park officials will enact a “dangerous dog” registry next month that some critics say is very close to canine profiling. Residents owning dogs that have, without provocation, bitten someone during the last 12 years, will be required to register their pet with the city clerk’s office. Pit bull, Doberman, Rottweiler and German shepherd owners, will also have to register their dogs whether they have ever attacked someone or not. Registration will cost a $25 annual fee. Those who fail to register their dogs will face fines and...
  • Dog saves girl from snake (Formerly abused dog repays new family's love - touching story)

    10/30/2007 7:10:44 PM PDT · by Stoat · 62 replies · 1,086+ views
    The Cairns Post (Queensland, Australia) ^ | October 31, 2007 | Jennifer Eliot
    Dog saves girl from snake Jennifer Eliot31Oct07 My saviour: Seventeen-month-old Charlotte Svilicic with Khan the doberman who rescued her from a deadly brown snake. A NEGLECTED doberman adopted by a loving family last week has saved their toddler from being bitten by a deadly king brown snake.   Seventeen-month-old Charlotte Svilicic was playing in the garden of the family’s Atherton home on Monday when Khan the doberman grabbed her by the back of the nappy and threw her clear of the approaching snake.The heroic pooch was bitten by the snake after saving the toddler but is recovering after a dose...
  • Slide Doggie Style

    09/07/2007 1:39:35 PM PDT · by RDTF · 15 replies · 386+ views
    My Space ^ | September 5, 2007 | Mazinger
    For the dog lovers Happy Friday!
  • Retarded Doberman

    08/25/2007 8:51:48 PM PDT · by OSHA · 77 replies · 1,056+ views
    vanity | now | self
    My stepson asked if he could have a pit bull. I told him the pit bull would be nice for target pratice. He then wanted a Rotweiler. I said no. So his grandparents bought him a Doberman puppy for his birthday. Named "Ranger" he soon won me over.
  • VANITY: Grassroots activism - suggested names for a Doberman puppy in an election year?

    04/12/2004 7:53:00 AM PDT · by elk · 22 replies · 387+ views
    This is a Presidential election year, we are getting a red Doberman puppy shortly, and we need help picking the right name for him. We live in a pretty liberal area, and would like to choose a puppy name that might create the opportunity to engage in some grassroots activism - perhaps politely challenge folks, or point them to website such as Freerepublic, as we walk the dog or take him to the doggie runs. Since it is impossible for me to volunteer for a campaign, or to run for a local board, I always seek to find ways to...
  • CDC's 10 Most Dangerous Dogs List [you'll never guess which one is the most dangerous!]

    01/14/2004 5:14:36 PM PST · by ambrose · 619 replies · 87,750+ views
    NBC17 ^ | 1-14-04 | NBC17
    NBC 17 CDC's 10 Most Dangerous Dogs List POSTED: 3:58 PM EST January 14, 2004 RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tuesday's fatal dog attack in Harnett County is not as rare as you may think. Dogs kill 10 to 20 people in the United States every year.Last year in Orange County, 300 dog bites were reported, and 350 were reported in Raleigh. DOG SAFETY Stay SafeTips For ParentsOwn A Dog?Been Injured By A Dog? While national statistics show at least 30 breeds have attacked humans, 10 dog breeds are on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's most dangerous list, meaning they...
  • Doberman Doping Scandal Looms Over Big British Dog Show

    03/10/2004 8:22:48 PM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 241+ views
    AFP ^ | Mar. 10, 2004
    Doberman Doping Scandal Looms Over Big British Dog Show Mar 10, 2004 LONDON (AFP) - The Kennel Club says its looking into allegations that a young doberman pinscher was drugged to prevent her from winning a coveted prize at Crufts, the world's biggest dog show. AFP/File Photo Kerri, aged 22 months, was a favourite to win the doberman Open Bitch category, but when she entered the ring at Crufts last Saturday her owner noticed that she was not her usually lively self. "She was just not herself. She was uncoordinated, listless and lethargic," recalled Clive Evans, 44, who pulled Kerri...