At what age should you spay a Doberman?

At what age should you spay a Doberman?

Registered. If you don’t think you can prevent her from getting pregnant then go ahead and spay her before her first heat, probably best by 7/8 months. However if you’re sure she won’t get pregnant, I would wait till at least 16 months.

Is it normal for dogs to whine after being spayed?

While some dogs are able to tolerate pain more than others, don’t be surprised if your dog whines or whimpers after being spayed. It’s perfectly normal for dogs to whine after being spayed. That being said, some dogs will express their pain in many other ways.

Do Dobermans calm down after being spayed?

Neither one “calms” a dog down per se. Neutering may decrease an instinct to wander, altho none of my intact mald dobermans ever ‘wandered” at all.

Why is my Doberman so lazy?

Dobermans are known for their energy, but puppies need between sixteen and twenty hours of sleep. While sleeping this much often makes it seem like a puppy is overly lethargic or lazy, it’s actually completely normal. Make sure to rule out depression or medical conditions as a cause.

How do I know if my dog ripped her stitches?


  1. An open wound.
  2. Appearance of fat, organs or bones if the open wound is large enough.
  3. Swelling, redness and discharge if the wound becomes infected.
  4. Bleeding.

What should a spay incision look like after 2 weeks?

A recent spay incision should be a clean, straight wound and the edges should be sealed with glue, stitches or staples. The skin will be slightly swollen and a slight reddish-pink color around the edges. As the incision heals, you will want to check the area for redness, swelling or discharge.

What kind of bleeding does a Doberman have?

Females with von Willebrand’s may experience excessive bleeding after whelping (giving birth). Type I – low vWF concentration. This is the most common of types and is typical of Dobermans, Airedales and at least one-third of Shelties. The clinical symptoms may vary in severity.

What’s the normal blood clotting time for a Doberman?

Normal blood clotting time is somewhere between 1.5 to 2.6 minutes. It is interesting to note many Dobermans and other high risk breeds may go through routine ear trims, tail docks, early spays or neuters and show no signs of von Willebrand’s then at a much later time in their life show the classic symptoms.

How long has my Dog been Bleeding Through her diaper?

The bleeding stopped but not for two months.. Now the bleeding has started again – she bleeds through the lining of her doggie diaper in less than a day. She was spayed approximately 11 years ago.

Why did Dobie the Doberman snap one day?

Dobe’s don’t “just snap one day”, there had to be something that caused this to happen, whether it’s something obvious or not. Something caused her to react the way she did and even if this is routine that happens every night. Well, that comment was an unintelligent one from your friend I believe.