I've been considering getting a Doberman as a pet, but I'm not entirely sure about the breed. I'm hoping to get some insights from experienced Doberman owners or anyone who may know a thing or two about the breed.
From what I've researched so far, Dobermans are known for being loyal and protective, which is great as I live alone and often work late nights. However, I've heard that they can be quite high maintenance in terms of exercise and mental stimulation. As a working professional, I'm not sure if I'll be able to dedicate enough time to take care of them properly.
I'm also aware that Dobermans have a reputation for being aggressive or difficult to handle, but I'm not sure how true this is. I don't have any experience with large dogs, so I'm a bit apprehensive about getting a breed known for being assertive.
Overall, I'd love to hear from anyone who has any experience with Dobermans or large dogs in general. What are the pros and cons of owning a Doberman, and what should I be aware of before making a decision? Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated!