Brian is a regular blood donor at our local vets and at our last donation session, the head nurse was chatting to me about how low their stocks were of Negative blood type; most Dobes are "Negative" blood type and because of their size, general good health and fantastic disposition, they make ideal donor dogs.
Please consider taking your Dobe to a donor session; they get an extensive health check, they will be microchipped for free (if not already chipped) and the team from
From April 6th 2016 the law is changing and it will be compulsary to have your dog microchipped...that's less than a year away so, don't put off making sure all your dogs are legal and ensure they have their chips in place.
Further information regarding the implications of this change in statute, go to the Kennel Clubs website:
http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/microchippingfactsheet Or visit http://www.doglaw.co.uk/microchipping-guide.php and watch the short video presentat
And now there are five!! At their recent AGM, the membership of the South West Dobermann Club gave the green light for them to join with the Birmingham, Midland, North of England & South East Dobermann Clubs to share judges' criteria and lists. The questionnaires for new judges have been updated to reflect the change and of course, the judges' on our existing lists are now supported by five clubs!