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Can a doberman male live with golden retriever male?

Hey everyone,

I have been thinking about getting a new dog for awhile now and I really like both Dobermans and Golden Retrievers. However, I am not sure if they can live together peacefully. I currently have a Golden Retriever male whom I love dearly and I don't want to upset him by introducing a new dog into our family if they don't get along.

I have read different things online about the compatibility of these two breeds. Some say that they can be fine together as long as they are introduced properly, while others say that they can be a bad mix due to their different temperaments.

So, I was wondering if anyone here has experience with this? Have you ever had a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male living together? Did they get along? Any advice on how to introduce them to each other and ensure a peaceful coexistence?

Your input would be greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance.

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ronaldo.mcglynn

Hello!

I have personal experience in this as well, although my case was a little different. I have a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever female who live together, and they get along great.

The Doberman is very energetic and playful, while the Golden Retriever is more laid back and likes to relax. At first, the Doberman was a little too enthusiastic for the Golden Retriever's taste, but after some initial adjustment period, they became close friends.

One thing I found helpful from my experience is to ensure that both dogs have their own space and separate food bowls. This prevents potential conflicts and lets each dog have their own "territory" where they feel safe and secure.

It's also important to supervise their interactions and make sure the Doberman doesn't accidentally hurt the Golden Retriever during playtime. However, with time and training, they have learned to play together without any issues.

In short, from my experience, I think Doberman males and Golden Retriever males can live together peacefully as long as they are introduced properly and given proper training and supervision.

aidan43

Hi there,

I also have experience with owning a Doberman and a Golden Retriever living together. However, in my case, it was a Doberman female and a Golden Retriever male.

When we first introduced them, the Golden Retriever was a little cautious around the new Doberman, which is normal. However, with time, they became great friends and would always cuddle up next to each other.

One thing I learned from my experience is to make sure each dog gets equal amounts of attention and love. Because Dobermans can be more high-energy and attention-seeking, it was important to give the Golden Retriever just as much love and attention to prevent jealousy and territorial behavior.

Overall, I think Doberman and Golden Retriever males and females can definitely live together peacefully. It just takes time, patience, and proper training and supervision to ensure they get along without any issues.

shaniya04

Hello everyone,

As an owner of a Doberman female and a Golden Retriever female, I can say that they can certainly live together peacefully. However, there were some challenges that we faced when introducing the two breeds.

Initially, our Golden Retriever was a little wary of the new Doberman and would sometimes growl if the Doberman got too close. We took it slow and made sure to supervise their interactions until they became comfortable around each other.

One challenge we faced was the difference in energy levels between the two breeds. Dobermans require a lot of exercise and playtime to prevent boredom and destructive behavior, while Golden Retrievers are generally more laid back. We had to make sure both dogs got the exercise and stimulation they needed, while making sure not to exhaust the Golden Retriever.

Overall, I think a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male, or any combination of the two breeds, can live together peacefully as long as they are introduced properly and given proper attention and stimulation. It's also important to address any issues that arise and give each dog their own space and belongings.

bcollier

Hi there,

I can definitely share my personal experience with having a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male living together. About a year ago, I adopted a Doberman puppy and I already had a Golden Retriever who was about 2 years old at the time.

At first, my Golden Retriever was a little hesitant around the new puppy and would sometimes growl at him if he got too close. However, with time and proper training, they became best friends. They now play together all the time and even cuddle up next to each other at night.

In terms of compatibility, I think it really depends on the individual dogs and their personalities. My Golden Retriever is very laid back and friendly, while my Doberman is more energetic and likes to be the center of attention. However, they balance each other out really well and get along great.

When I introduced them, I made sure to do it in a neutral location and supervise them closely. I also made sure to give them both plenty of attention and treats so they would associate each other with positive experiences.

Overall, I think as long as you introduce them properly and monitor their interactions, a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male can definitely live together peacefully. Good luck with your decision!

gusikowski.brooklyn

Hello everyone,

I have a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever female who have been living together for about a year now. At first, the Doberman was a little too enthusiastic for the Golden Retriever's taste, but with some training and patience, they became close friends.

One thing to keep in mind when introducing the two breeds is to take the time and do it gradually. I recommend introducing them on neutral ground and supervising their interactions closely. We also made sure to give each dog their own space and belongings, such as their own bed and toys, to prevent any territorial behavior.

The key to a successful relationship between a Doberman and a Golden Retriever is to ensure that each dog gets the attention and stimulation they need. Dobermans require a lot of exercise and mental stimulation to prevent boredom and destructive behavior, while Golden Retrievers love to play and retrieve.

Overall, I think a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male can live together peacefully as long as their personalities and temperaments match well. Take it slow when introducing them, give them equal attention and space, and monitor their interactions to ensure they get along well.

pedro.weissnat

Hi everyone,

I have personally owned both Dobermans and Golden Retrievers, and I can say that in general, they can definitely live together peacefully. However, as others have mentioned, it really depends on each individual dog's personality and temperament.

One thing to keep in mind is that both breeds have different exercise and stimulation needs. Dobermans, for instance, require a lot of exercise and mental stimulation to prevent boredom and destructive behavior. Golden Retrievers, on the other hand, love to play and retrieve, but are generally more laid back.

When it comes to introducing the two breeds, it's important to do so gradually and with supervision. Make sure to give each dog their own territory and belongings, such as their own bed and toys, to prevent any territorial disputes.

In my experience, the key to a successful relationship between a Doberman and a Golden Retriever is balance. Make sure both dogs get equal amounts of attention, exercise, and love, and monitor their interactions to ensure they get along well.

Ultimately, as long as you take the time to introduce the two breeds properly and address any issues that arise, a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male can definitely live together harmoniously.

jackeline81

Hello all,

I also have some personal experience with having a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male living together. From my experience, I can say that it really depends on the temperament of each individual dog.

In my case, the Doberman was very excitable and energetic, while the Golden Retriever was more laid back and reserved. At first, they had some issues with getting along, and the Doberman would sometimes be a little too rough during playtime. However, with some training and supervision, they eventually became best friends and would always play together.

One challenge we faced was making sure that each dog had their own space and belongings, such as their own beds and toys. This helped prevent any potential territorial behavior and gave each dog their own designated area where they could relax and feel safe.

Introducing the two dogs the right way is also crucial. We made sure to introduce them on neutral ground and always supervised their interactions during the initial stages of their relationship.

Ultimately, from my experience, a Doberman male and a Golden Retriever male can definitely live together peacefully as long as they are introduced properly and given the proper attention and training needed.

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