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energy level puppy vs. 2 year old

Discussion in 'Doberman Talk and Discussions' started by Juta, Sep 14, 2018 at 12:52 PM.

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  1. Juta

    Juta New Member

    Hi
    my Juta is 5 months old and super energetic.
    Is she going to be this way all the time or she will be bit more calm when she grow a little say 18 moths ?

    My family had basensji which was crazy as a puppy but get all right by the time it get adult.



    cheers
    Dominik
     
  2. LifeofRubie

    LifeofRubie Notable member

    Probably. I think Dobes are also very 'puppy like' until about 2 so... find a job for your pooch to tire her out and life will be much easier!
     
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  3. Doberman Gang

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    It depends on your dogs drives but most will settle down some by 3-4 years of age.
     
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  4. Kaiser2016

    Kaiser2016 Active Member

    After we got Kaiser I did some online test about what the perfect breed for us would be and the Basenji came up due to its independent cat like nature :laughing:Without experiencing an actual Basenji I would say the Doberman seems kinda the opposite lol. Plus the boys mature slower and you haven't even hit the Doberteens yet! Aren't we lucky :spit:

    K is 2 now and he seems to have become a bit more serious. Less play bowing to other dogs, less interest in new people. I would say that K showed improvement every 6 months.
     
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  5. Kaiser2016

    Kaiser2016 Active Member

    :facepalm:I won't be telling my hb that.
     
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  6. Tropicalbri's

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    My two are starting to settle a little bit from a Cat 5 to a (maybe) Cat 3.:rofl:
    They are 2 1/2yrs. old. They just have a lot of energy and drive and require daily mental and physical stimulation but for the most part are really good and obedient pups. They are beyond their shredding everything in sight stage... thank goodness.
     
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  7. Doberman Gang

    Doberman Gang Hot Topics Subscriber

    Blaze won’t be 2 until November and his drive of crazy is probably still getting higher but with all of his obedience he is able to cap it some of the time. Prada is 4 1/2 and had calmed down some but if she is out with Blaze she resorts back to crazy bitch :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  8. Tropicalbri's

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    Funny how the females can transform back to crazy bitch so easily and it is considered “normal.” :D:D:D:D
     
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  9. GennyB

    GennyB Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    I find that exercise and lots of stimulation help a ton. Just remember there is a fine line between wearing them out of building stamina.
    I think the thing that helped the most was a routine. They just learned what to expect and when to expect it. Yes life happens and there are times our schedule gets interrupted, but for the most part we stick to schedule and it helps a lot.
     
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  10. NikiL02

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    Nero definitely has calmed. He has lots of puppy left in him but prefers his mornings on the couch. Lol
     
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