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A 501(C)(3) corporation Dedicated to finding permanent and loving homes
for neglected,and/or abused Doberman Pinscher dogs.

Doberman Pinscher Rescue & Referral
of Michigan
1909
2016
No one dog can do it all but when it comes to all around ability and eagerness to please, none comes closer than the Doberman Pinscher.
Few breeds have served man, and woman with more enthusiasm. The Doberman truly is a breed apart.

If you have adopted one of these noble creatures or are thinking of doing so, it is important that you know exactly what to expect  having
such a powerful, physically active and generally fearless animal under your charge, and that you understand exactly what is expected of you
as its master, best friend, teacher, and provider. One should thoroughly research the breed before bringing home an animal that will depend
on you to know what is best for it. You may find that the Doberman is not a breed for you. Are you living in an apartment, mobile home,
trailer? Then this is not the dog for you. Do you have small Children under seven years old or expecting soon? Again, this may not be the
breed you are looking for. More often than not, Doberman Pinschers end up in shelters simply because the owner thought leaving their
infant child or toddler alone with their Doberman is a good idea, then blames the dog when something bad happens..

The Doberman needs plenty of room for exercise and a well fenced yard with no loose boards or areas where it could dig under. You do not
want to lose your dog. You should also have your dog micro-chipped.

Proper feeding and regular grooming is essential. The Doberman Pinscher should be on a high quality, grain free diet. The food should be
soaked to prevent bloat, see our Dobie Health page for a link to identifying the symptoms of bloat. Every owner of a deep chested breed
should know the signs as there is limited time to get your dog to a vet in order to save its life.

This website is for adoptions as well as helpful tips, advice, and reference for every owner of a Doberman Pinscher. Our volunteers have
over 100 years of combined Doberman Pinscher experience. With proper care, feeding, and quality of life, your Doberman can live a long,
happy life dedicated to pleasing it's master.
This beautiful dog was found laying in the middle of the road when a good Samaritan stopped and picked her up. We were
contacted to take her in as she has a very serious medical condition. The mass's in the pic below are only the beginning. She
tested positive for Hookworm, as well as Heart worm. Rescue spoke with the doctors and we came to the decision that we will first
take care of treating the hookworm, next we will address her surgical needs, then treat the heart worm.. Any decision is not ideal
but this was what the doctor felt would be best.

The surgery to remove the tumors went very well, Eclipse remained stable throughout the entire 4 hours to complete the surgery.
Of the five tumors that were removed, only one of them was malignant, We will be starting her heart worm treatment very soon. The
hookworm treatment is complete. Eclipse is the most expensive rescue that we have taken on, her expenses have been a
considerable drain on our savings. Please donate so that we may continue to provide the same care for the next Doberman that
may need us.  Any amount makes a difference.

We took her in on August 21st so she was given the name Eclipse. It is going to be very expensive to get Eclipse back in good
health, Eclipse is well mannered, trained, great looking crop and dock. Her coat looks great. We are expecting this to cost
$2,500.00 to $3,000.00 by the time we are done with all the treatment she needs. We are asking anyone that sees this girls
pictures to please click on the paypal button below and donate to her cause. All donations are tax deductible and you will be
helping to save a life. Eclipse will not be ready to go to her forever home until January of next year, if you are interested in adopting
eclipse, click on any of her photos and complete our adoption application. Eclipse will be best in a low energy home.
                                                                
                                       Donations can also be mailed to Doberman Rescue of Michigan, care of Eclipse to:
                                                                        P.O. Box 930-536 Wixom Mi 48393 or
                                                                   22702 Ridgeway, St. Clair Shores Mi. 48080