Caring for a Dobie
Feeding: Dobies may show signs of food agression towards other dogs but not usually towards people.
Living with a Dobie
Personality: Dobies have a tendency to be amusing, goofy and lanky.
Family Dog: Dobies require lots of attention and should be the only dog.
Shedding: Dobies are low shedding dogs usually just shedding the undercoat.
Grooming: Dobies need to be brushed occasionally.
Training: Dobies are fairly easy to train and loves to make you happy.
Behavior: Dobies are very calm dogs who love being petted, spending time with people and all the attention they can get. They can get jealous easily.
Barking: Dobies typically don't bark but howl occasionally.
Exercise: Dobies don't really like to run around too much. They enjoy being by your side hogging your attention.
Appearance: Dobies have the appearance of a medium sized Doberman, but not as muscular, with a Collie face.
Size: Dobies are considered a medium sized dog weighing around 45 pounds when fully grown.
Companionship: Dobies are very friendly dogs that are very fun dog to be around.
Ears: Dobies can have ears like the Doberman that are not croped.
Muzzle: Dobies can have the Collie like muzzle.
Tail: Dobies can have a tail like a Doberman which is usually not docked.
Color: Dobies can have the colors of a Doberman, Black & Redish-Tan.
Coat: Dobies have a short coat with an undercoat.
Allergies: Dobies may have eye build up and sneeze occasionally but they do not have any known serious allergies.
Health: Dobies may need to have their ears cleaned quite often.
Skin Health: Some Dobies may be prone to dandruff.
Dental Health: Typically Dobies do not have any significant dental problems.
* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
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