Step by step your Doberman's exterior will be up to the standard

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     8. Take a plaster strip, 1 cm long, and carefully wrap this around the ear point so that the ear point should be uncovered. Be careful-do not twist the plaster too tightly! Ear point should be curved and moreover it should hang freely.
Just the middle part of Doberman’s ear must be uncovered with plaster and be seen between the two strips of plaster.

As Doberman puppy grows and its ears becomes longer this ear part between the strips of the plaster grows larger and the ear is less and less supported by the pasted frame. So that’s what we need because want Doberman puppy to move its ears easily. It will enable the ear muscles to strengthen and later the ear will be standing without any support. 

     9.Repeat the paragraphs 3-7 with regard to the other ear.

    10.Holding both ears vertically (in accordance with desirable eventual result), take a plaster strip, 30 cm long, and paste one end to the base of one ear. Wrap the plaster around the base once and then construct “a bridge” to the other ear.

Now wrap the strip around the base of the other ear and be back to the first one joining the sticky sides of the plaster. Repeat the procedure until the plaster strip is completely used up.
Do not make a very short bridge. Doberman puppy must be able to move its ears naturally.

Step back and look at the ears evaluating their look. They must stand the same as when the plaster will be removed. The bridge of plaster between the ears during puppy’s excitation (interest) is to be slightly drooping in order that Doberman puppy may move its ears if necessary.

Remember, that the bridge is necessary for the ears not to fall but not to the end that to hold the ears standing functioning as ear muscles. Permanently examine Doberman puppy’s ears. If after 1-2 hours or later your pasting starts to disturb the puppy it means that you have plastered too tightly around the bottom or the top of the ear.

Check for any edema, redness or signs of infection. Correct pasting does not give Doberman puppy any trouble or discomfort. The ears must be pasted at a specified position for about a week then the bandage must be changed. You mustn’t let the ears wring, tighten along the edge.

After 7 days you should remove the tampon and wash the ears and then ventilate them in the open air. For some time, though not long, the ears must stand on their own but if they do not stand do not paste then for one day but never let one ear or both ears fall. Paste them again in the same way.

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