The Doodleman Pinscher: A Complete Guide

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Even though we have no clue as to when the Doodleman Pinscher came into existence, we can safely say that this is one intelligent and elegant dog that can be seen on the floors of numerous dog shows.

Not only limited to just dog shows, but the Doodleman Pinscher also make excellent guard dogs, which might be something that your home needs.

These alarm systems can only do so much, but a Doodleman Pinscher will ensure you always remain on top of the safety situation in your home.

Keep reading for an in-depth look regarding the Doodleman Pinscher puppy.

Doodleman Pinscher Puppies – Before You Buy…

Two Doodleman Pinschers playing
You shouldn’t leave your Doodleman Pinscher alone for too long.

The Doodleman Pinscher is not the type of dog you buy on a whim because of several factors.

First off, you need to ask yourself questions regarding price and maintenance since the answers will impact your lifestyle in the long run.

What price are Doodleman Pinscher Puppies?

When it comes to the price of the Doodleman Pinscher dog, many factors go into play that determines such a number.

For instance, the reputation of the breeder, the lineage of the puppy, the demand for the breed, as well as the training can significantly increase the cost of a Doodleman Pinscher.

However, we can give you an average number as to how much Doodleman Pinscher are sold in the current market.

Nowadays, the average price for a Doodleman Pinscher will rest around $1,100. Keep in mind that this price tag you can rest assured that you’re buying a Doodleman Pinscher with papers.

Unfortunately, this price range does not cover breeding rights nor show quality.

You can pay even less for a Doodleman Pinscher if you buy it without papers, but we strongly advise against doing so.

Those in the market for a Doodleman Pinscher that comes with breeding rights as well as being deemed as show quality should expect to drop around $3,000 to $7,000.

Remember that the Doodleman Pinscher dog you’re buying at this price range comes from top breed lines and has an excellent pedigree.

Other than the cost of buying the Doodleman Pinscher puppy, you mustn’t forget about the annual cost that comes hand in hand with owning this particular dog.

Before you even purchase a Doodleman Pinscher, it’s pivotal you comprehend the amount of money you’re going to have to invest so your dog grows to be healthy and in great shape.

You don’t want to make a mistake many first-time dog owners do and overlook the cost of caring for the Doodleman Pinscher entirely. Ultimately, you should not solely focus on the ownership cost.

You need to have excess income or money saved up to be able to take care of your Doodleman Pinscher the way it needs.

So, the first thing you should do before you even visit a breeder is to calculate your budget for your Doodleman Pinscher.

Make sure to take into account the cost of food, flea control, spaying fees, dental care, vaccines, and grooming.

This only covers a portion of the well-being aspect of your Doodleman Pinscher. You still have more expenses up your alley that you need to factor in as well.

Once you factor in dog supplies such as a bed, toys, bowls, crate, collar, and leash, you can finally come up with a figure that best sums up how much owning a Doodleman Pinscher will cost you.

Your first year owning a Doodleman Pinscher can cost you as much as $2,000. However, after the first year passes, you can expect to spend less money, so it’ll be around $1,000 less.

If you get health insurance for your Doodleman Pinscher, it can reduce the price tag of standard examination performed at the vet.

How to Find Reputable Doodleman Pinscher Breeders?

You can first go online to locate a reputable Doodleman Pinscher breeder in your area.

The person who breeds this designer dog will have an advanced understanding of what goes into breeding two intelligent dog breeds.

Since this breeding process requires so much skill, it might be in your best interest to go to one of the most notable in this field, especially if you’re spending this much money on a single dog.

3 Little-known facts about Doodleman Pinscher puppies

  1. Ideal for Military Operations or as Guard Dogs
  2. Are so Stubborn that they Only Respond to a Voice of Authority
  3. Has a coat that closely resembles that of a Poodle

Physical Traits of the Doodleman Pinscher

A Doodleman Pinscher enjoying a lie down
The Doodleman Pinscher is an ideal watchdog.

Since the Doodleman Pinscher is a hybrid of the Doberman Pinscher and Standard Poodle, it physically resembles both in specific ways.

For instance, the coat texture of this hybrid dog tends to be wavy and thick, which remains similar to that of a Poodle.

The Doberman side of the family kicks in when you take a look at the Doodleman Pinscher’s extremely muscular body as well as long neck and muzzle.

One of the few physical features that the Doodleman Pinscher got from the Poodle side of the family is its floppy ears.

You’ll realize that there is more variety to the Doodleman Pinscher than any other dog available.

When it comes to the almond-shaped eyes of this hybrid dog, you will find that the eye colour will closely resemble either hazel or brown.

The colour possibilities extend to the nose since the Doodleman Pinscher will have a nose that’s either black or brown.

When it comes to its coat, the Doodleman Pinscher will have a length that’s categorized as short to medium.

You’ll be surprised to see that this dog’s coat can come in various colours that include: blue, gold, grey, white, light brown, white, red, and brown.

How big is a full-grown Doodleman Pinscher?

Your Doodleman Pinscher will grow to be a very large dog, so if you don’t have room to accommodate for such a large dog, then maybe you should think twice about bringing this one into your home.

If you end up with a male Doodleman Pinscher, you should expect it to reach heights of 26 inches to 28 inches while weighing anywhere from 60 pounds to 85 pounds.

For those who end up with a female Doodleman Pinscher, it’ll reach a height of 24 inches to 27 inches with a weight ranging from 50 pounds 75 pounds.

What is the life expectancy of the Doodleman Pinscher?

The Doodleman Pinscher will live to old age since on average these dogs live around 12 to 15 years.

To help you understand, that’s about 93 years old in human years.

Intelligence, Temperament and Personality Traits of the Doodleman Pinscher

In case you’re not interested in making the Doodleman Pinscher your guard dog, you can still bring it home and make it your family pet.

These dogs are known to be gentle and have a sweet temperament, so you can rest assured that they’ll get along with other pets in your household.

If you want to expose them to your children, you should do so when the Doodleman Pinscher is a puppy. This makes the transition as to when it’s a full-grown Doodleman Pinscher a lot easier to cope with.

Make sure not to leave the Doodleman Pinscher alone for too long because it will experience some form of separation anxiety.

For those who have a stubborn Doodleman Pinscher on their hands, you should refrain from using negative reinforcement.

Only rely on positive reinforcement because your Doodleman Pinscher will react in kind.

The Doodleman Pinscher’s Diet

If you wish your Doodleman Pinscher to reach its maximum life expectancy, you need to ensure it receives a nutritionally balanced diet.

This includes high-quality dry kibble that’s separated into amounts based on its age and body.

Those who don’t feel comfortable feeding their Doodleman Pinscher dry kibble can opt-out to make their own food for the dog to consume.

You can feed your Doodleman Pinscher brown rice, sweet potatoes, beef, chicken, and lamb.

This will ensure that the Doodleman Pinscher always keeps its muscular structure, which is good news for those who wish to send their Doodleman Pinscher to a dog show.

As a side note, you can also add safflower oil in its diet, which helps to keep the Doodleman Pinscher’s coat extra shiny.

How much Exercise does a Doodleman Pinscher need?

A Doodleman jumping over a tennis net
The Doodleman Pinscher is too large to live in an apartment.

When you first take a Doodleman Pinscher out for a walk, you’ll be surprised at how high its energy level is.

A majority of dogs tend to have moderate energy levels, and for some people, that’s already too high.

The Doodleman Pinscher especially finds joy in running, so they would be the best exercise, partner.

In fact, you could easily let your Doodleman Pinscher run beside you as you either jog or bike around your neighbourhood.

Your Doodleman Pinscher should be walking at least 12 miles per week to ensure it receives the advised exercise that will keep its temper in check.

If you have a fenced-in yard, you should feel free to let your Doodleman Pinscher run around chasing the squirrels, birds, rabbits, and other animals that would give it a good chase.

The Doodleman Pinscher can participate in other sport-related activities that surpass jogging. These activities include swimming, hiking, Frisbee, and playing fetch.

For those who are buying the Doodleman Pinscher for the sole purpose of having it perform in dog shows, then you may want to consider adding agility training on top of all the physical activity it’s already involved in.

Keep in mind that the Doodleman Pinscher will require a minimum of 60 to 90 minutes of physical activity every day.

If you forget to take your Doodleman Pinscher out for its daily exercise, it will start to exhibit behavioural problems such as chewing on your personal belongings and household furniture.

Doodleman Pinscher Health and Conditions

Since the Doodleman Pinscher is a designer dog, it will end up dealing with health problems that have affected its purebred parents.

Asking the breeder for an in-depth report regarding your Doodleman Pinscher’s parents will save you a lot of heartache in the long run.

Health Concerns

  • Addison’s Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Von Willebrand’s Disease
  • Gastric Dilation-Volvulus
  • Cervical Vertebral Instability

3 Important Training Tips

Because this mix is so smart, you might think that training will be easy, but be warned – there can be a finicky and almost snooty side to this dog as well.

On some occasions, this dog might act like all this training is oh so beneath them.

Keep some of this advice with you though, and you shouldn’t have any problem.

  • Be firm, but kind

The Dobermann Pinscher side of this pet respects power and authority, and sometimes – thanks to pack mentality – he or she might try and challenge your role as the boss.

This can crop up in training too, with the pet refusing to engage or to repeat actions you know they’ve learned. Be firm but fair in these moments and don’t stand for any nonsense.

  • Make training mentally engaging

This is a super clever mix of dog, so you might find more traditional types of training can prove boring.

You can find ways to put simple puzzles or unexpected twists into your training – concealing the treat your dog expects after getting it right, for instance. Preventing boredom is a big deal for this mix.

  • Make training as active as you can

Sitting and training this dog to shake your hand, over and over, won’t hold the attention of the Doodleman Pinscher for long.

These dogs much prefer active training due to their high energy levels.

Sometimes keeping still is unavoidable for some training, but think of incorporating a few rounds of fetch into those more sedentary training exercises to give your pet the chance to burn off some energy and feel rewarded.

My final thoughts on the Doodleman PinscherA cute Doodleman Pinscher looking up

Those who pride themselves in finding, training, and nurturing dogs specifically meant for shows and competitions will find the Doodleman Pinscher to be an excellent match.

Keep in mind that this will make a dent in my bank account, so you need to plan accordingly for when you decide to purchase this dog.

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