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Pictures from this morning

Discussion in 'Doberman Pictures and Videos' started by Fidsandfrats, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Fidsandfrats

    Fidsandfrats Member

    Hi guys


    Just wanted to show this handsome boy off. He just had a bath and he smells so good.

    So proud of him. He doesn't like baths but tolerates like a champ. We got to Pet Supplies Plus and he was HAPPY, HAPPY because he loves to go there; however, when we made our way towards the back where the sink basins are he put the brakes on all four. I simply said come and he walked in then stopped again at the sink. Again I said "UP" and he jump right on in!!!! I'm a proud momma!!!
     

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  2. AnnV

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    Pretty pup! sound like a very good boy!

    I have yet to aquaint my 7.5 month old to the bath experience, am thinking to take him to Pet People self service dog wash.
    I suspect the new tub and steps might spook him at first, he seems a bit skittish at present. Better try sooner than later.
     
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  3. Viemarangelrock

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    Good lad! :thumbsup2:
     
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  4. Oh Little Oji

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    Ah, obedient like a good Doberman.
     
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  5. jazzies mum

    jazzies mum Notable member

    I too love the feel and smell of a freshly washed dog, especially one with a silky coat! Sounds like he accepts bath time reasonably well. Good boy!
     
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  6. Kaiser2016

    Kaiser2016 Active Member

    I love that you can tell them what to do and (most of the time) they do it. Especially in public, it’s easier. In the house, I find a leash makes it’s easier for them to accept the activities that are less desirable to them. Although I can’t quite figure out why they don’t like bath time because they love to be doted upon and they love to be clean. Kaiser is pretty keen for “brush” and “wipe” because it leads to “ear rub” which can lead to “belly rub” when Kaiser wants it. I agree, we all enjoy a fresh smell - K included!
     
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  7. Fidsandfrats

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    Yea I don’t know why they don't like bath time either. Zeke looks super happy afterwards. Maybe he's happy that it's over with but I think he just feels real good. I know I feel real good after a needed shower. I wish you could have seen how he put on the breaks before going into the sink area but then when commanded he just right in the tub with no hesitation.
     
  8. Ddski5

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    Agree with @Kaiser2016, I really respect the way you can tell them to do something and you can see in their expressions that they really don’t want to do it. They give you that look but they do it anyway.
     
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  9. Kaiser2016

    Kaiser2016 Active Member

    They have so much personality and how it comes across in their eyes is just amazing to see. From the puppy stage where we assumed he was a blank face, he really wasn’t. It’s so surprising to see the level of intelligence. What a truly amazing Doberboy :hearteyes:
     
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  10. JanS

    JanS DCF Owner Administrative Staff Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    I'm glad he did so well and he looks pretty proud of himself there.
     
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  11. MyBuddy

    MyBuddy Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Good job! He is so handsome!
     
  12. Fidsandfrats

    Fidsandfrats Member

    thank you!
     
  13. Tropicalbri's

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    Awesome job with him. My two have become so accustomed to baths and rinse offs after beach or pool time or the mud flats (their favorite). All I have to do is go to the water hose and say “stand” and they oblige. I don’t have to use a leash or any restraint. One lays down to wait while I finish with the first one. Their favorite part is the toweling off then they grab the towel and play tug of war, then roll on it and get the rips running around all happy.
     
  14. Fidsandfrats

    Fidsandfrats Member

    That’s awesome!!
     

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