Fun Recall/Attention Tricks

Fendi, true to her Doberman nature, is EXTREMELY intelligent. She is always hyper-focused on what she is doing. This makes her a joy to work with, but can present its challenges if the thing she is focused on is not you. Living downtown there are TONS of distractions; people, puppies, sirens ... the list goes … Continue reading Fun Recall/Attention Tricks

Puppy Games

Dobermans need a lot of stimulation, not just physically, but mentally. We do obedience training with Fendi every, but it never seems like enough. Sometimes she wanders around the condo, pacing like a lion in the zoo. This is after countless walks, training sessions, and excursions to the dog park, etc... We were advised to … Continue reading Puppy Games

The Dreaded Ear Flop

It happened. We hoped so badly it wouldn't but it did. After 3 whole weeks of Fendi's ear staying up, her right ear flopped back down. It was strange, the first day, she let it flop and brought it back up whenever I held it for a few seconds. We decided to keep an eye … Continue reading The Dreaded Ear Flop

Condo Potty Training

Potty training can be one of the hardest parts when training a new puppy. With the added challenge of condo living, it can feel like a near impossible task to take on. If you are like us and live in a high-rise, sometimes getting your pup downstairs and to the nearest relief area is near … Continue reading Condo Potty Training

Ear Cropping

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding dog ear cropping and tail docking -  some countries have even banned the process. Fendi has both her ears cropped and tail docked. We received lots of questions & opinions on this, especially when her ears were in the process of being taped. Our breeder, like all … Continue reading Ear Cropping