Hybrid Breed

Boston Terrier + Doberman


Dobieton ( Doberman and Boston Terrier Mix )

The Dobieton is a fascinating hybrid breed created by crossing the Doberman and the Boston Terrier. Both parents have a rich history and contribute to the unique characteristics of this mix.

  • The Doberman: Originally bred in Germany, the Doberman was developed as a guard and protection dog. He is known for his loyalty, intelligence and ability to work.

  • The Boston Terrier: The history of the Boston Terrier dates back to the 19th century in the United States. He was originally bred for dog fighting, but later became popular as a companion dog. The Boston Terrier is known for its friendly and even-tempered nature.

His unique personality, energy and protective instincts make him a versatile companion for active families and dog sports enthusiasts. With adequate exercise, mental challenge and loving training, the Dobieton can grow up to be a loyal and playful companion who enriches the lives of his family. His short, shiny coat and friendly nature will take the hearts of many dog lovers by storm. If you're looking for an intelligent and playful dog, the Dobieton could be the perfect choice for you.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - Germany
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits

The Dobieton combines the best traits of both parents and thus develops a unique character.

  • Intelligent and obedient: The Dobieton inherits the intelligence and obedience of the Doberman. He is easy to train and can learn complex commands quickly.

  • Friendly and Social: The Dobieton has often inherited the friendly and social nature of the Boston Terrier. He is usually good with other dogs and people and can behave well in social situations.

  • Active and Playful: The Dobieton is an active and playful dog that enjoys spending time outdoors and loves exercise.

  • Protective Instincts: Thanks to its guard dog ancestry, the Dobieton can also develop strong protective instincts and protect its family.

Suitability and attitude

The Dobieton is a versatile dog that does well in a variety of households: He may fit well with families who appreciate active and playful dogs and can provide him with sufficient exercise and mental challenge. Due to its intelligence and activity, the Dobieton may also be well suited for various dog sports such as agility or flyball.

Care and health

Caring for the Dobieton requires special attention to ensure its well-being: the Dobieton needs plenty of exercise and mental challenge to be happy and balanced. Regular walks, active play and dog sports are important for his physical and mental health.

The Dobieton's coat can be short and shiny and requires little grooming. Regular brushing and occasional bathing are usually sufficient.

As with all dog breeds, the Dobieton may be subject to certain genetic health problems. These include hip dysplasia and eye problems. Regular vet visits and a balanced diet are important to maintain his health.

The Dobieton can have physical characteristics of both parents:

  • Size: it is usually a medium-sized dog with a shoulder height of 40 to 55 cm.

  • Weight: The weight usually varies between 10 and 25 kg.

  • Coat and color: The Dobieton often has short and shiny coat that can be found in different colors such as black, brown, brindle and white.

  • Build: The Dobieton has a compact and muscular build, similar to the Doberman.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears - Floppy Ear
Tail stubby - lang
Anatomy muscular, strong, sporty, square
Size ♀ 38 - 68 cm
Weight ♀ 7 - 45 kg
Size ♂ 38 - 72 cm
Weight ♂ 8 - 35 kg
Suitable For -
  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Spinal disorders

    However, as the dog ages, this elasticity can be lost and completely inhibited by diseases such as spondylosis.

  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Wobbler syndrome

    In veterinary medicine, this is the name given to a complex of symptoms caused by nerve damage in the area of the spinal cord or spinal cord nerves in the area of the cervical spine.

  • Blue Doberman Syndrome

    Blue Doberman Syndrome (Alopecia). This is a hereditary disease that leads to progressive hair loss.

  • Dancing Doberman Diseas

    Initially, there is only bending of the legs, which is caused by muscle failure. In the advanced stage, the disease then leads to paralysis.

  • Ataxia

    Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • It is a very intelligent, but also playful and cuddly hybrid breed. They have a robust and athletic appearance, are very loyal to their families.

  • He needs a diet adapted to his activity level, age and size.

  • This mixed breed is usually described as medium in size.

  • This hybrid breed can be prone to respiratory disease, skin problems and joint problems. To maintain the best possible health, a veterinary check-up should be performed regularly.

  • Yes, it is advisable to take a Dobieton to dog school regularly to improve its training and to teach it good behavior.

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