Hey guys! I am considering getting a Doberman as a pet, but I am not sure if it will get along with the other pets in my household. I currently have a cat and a small dog, and they are both very comfortable with each other. However, a Doberman is a larger and more powerful breed, which is why I am concerned. Has anyone here had experience with having a Doberman and other pets in the same household? Are they generally friendly towards other animals or do they tend to be territorial and aggressive? Any input would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance.
Hey there, I can share my experience with owning a Doberman who was initially aggressive towards our smaller pets in the household. However, with proper training and socialization, she learned to coexist with them peacefully. We started by introducing her to them in a controlled environment and rewarding her for positive behavior. We also consistently reinforced boundaries and didn't allow any rough play. Eventually, she learned to tolerate their presence and even developed a bond with them. Dobermans can be highly trainable and intelligent dogs that can learn to get along with other pets if given the proper attention and care. Nonetheless, it's important to recognize that each dog has their own unique personality and socialization needs. With patience and persistence, it is possible for a Doberman to live and thrive in a household with other pets.