In this section, you will find various articles with reference primary to the breed Dobermann. Latest article additions in red.


Dobermann Breeding & Registrations

2015 Population analysis of the Dobermann breed UK

Dobermann Breeding in Germany 1895-2004 by Hannu Asumaa

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German Zuchtbuch 07 1920


Heretidary Diseases

Dilated Cardiomyopathy DCM

ACVIM Fact Sheet: Dilated Cardiomyopathy

ACVIM Fact Sheet: Cardiac Arrythmias

2018 An update on canine cardiomyopathies – is it all in the genes?

2017 European Society of Veterinary Cardiology screening guidelines for dilated cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pinscher

2016 Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death in Doberman Pinschers with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

2015 A predictive model for canine dilated cardiomyopathy—a meta-analysis of Doberman Pinscher data

2015 The Role of Hypothyroidism in the Etiology and Progression of Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pinschers

2015 Genetics of Human and canine dilated Cardiomyopathy

2012 A splice site mutation in a gene encoding for PDK4, a mitochondrial protein, is associated with the development of dilated cardiomyopathy in the Doberman pinscher

2012 Efficacy of Pimobendan in the Prevention of Congestive Heart Failure or Sudden Death in Doberman Pinschers with Preclinical Dilated Cardiomyopathy (The PROTECT Study)

2012 A 16-bp deletion in the canine PDK4 gene is not associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in a European cohort of Doberman Pinschers

2012 Prospective Evaluation of NT-proBNP Assay to Detect Occult Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Predict Survival in Doberman Pinschers

2011 A Locus on Chromosome 5 Is Associated with Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pinchers

2011 Evaluation of 10 genes encoding cardiac proteins in Doberman Pinschers with dilated cardiomyopathy

2010 Use of Simpson’s Method of Disc to Detect Early Echocardiographic Changes in Doberman Pinschers with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

2010 Ability of a 5-Minute Electrocardiography (ECG) for Predicting Arrhythmias in Doberman Pinschers with Cardiomyopathy in Comparison with a 24-Hour Ambulatory ECG

2010 Cardiac Troponin-I Concentration in Dogs with Cardiac Disease

2010 Prevalence of Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pincher in Various Age Groups

2009 Canine dilated cardiomyopathy a retrospective study of signalment, presentation and clinical findings in 369 cases

2008 Effect of Pimobendan on Case Fatality Rate in Doberman Pinschers with Congestive Heart Failure Caused by Dilated Cardiomyopathy

2007 A Prospective Genetic Evaluation of Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy in the Doberman Pinscher

2006 The polygenic inheritance of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs (GSD, Dobermann, Irish Wolfhound, etc.) and breeding countermeasures by DR R Haberzettl

2002 Dilated cardiomyopathy in the Dobermann dog survival, causes of death and a pedigree review in a related line

1997 Signalment, Survival, and Prognostic Factors in Doberman Pinschers With End-Stage Cardiomyopathy

1995 Plasma Taurine Concentrations in Normal Dogs and in Dogs With Heart Disease

1983 A Retrospective Study of Heart disease in Doberman Pincher Dogs

Dobermann Hepatitis

2017 Dobermann Hepatitis: Role of Immunological and Genetic Mechanisms

Headbobbing syndrome

2015 Clinical and Breed Characteristics of Idiopathic Head Tremor Syndrome in 291 dogs A Retrospective Study

2010 DPCA Dobermann Head Bobbing Syndrome by C. David McLaughlin, DVM


2017 Deafness and vestibular dysfunction in a Doberman Pinscher puppy associated with a mutation in the PTPRQ gene


2001 Osteological features in pure-bred dogs predisposing to cervical spinal cord compression

1999 Caudal Cervical Vertebral Malformation in the Dobermann Pincher


Increasing Hereditary Health Problems in the Breeding of Purebred Dog – A Comparative Overview Using Dobermans in Germany, Europe and in the USA as Examples by Dr. Reinhard Haberzettl

2016 Effect of Pimobendan in Dogs with Preclinical Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease and Cardiomegaly The EPIC Study—A Randomized Clinical Trial


2014 Relation of Vitamin D Status to Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Events in Dogs

2010 Beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids in cardiovascular disease


Interview with mr. Jens Kollenberg Norden Stamm Kennel

Interviewing Ottmar Vogel


The German Breed Suitabilitv Test by Ottmar Vogel


2017 The most important decisions – IDC Congress 8. September 2017