The Doberman Pinscher is an elegant pet. Here is your informative A-list of Doberman Pinscher. The Doberman Pinscher is also known as Doberman. Their nicknames include Dobe, Dobie, Dobermann or Doby. This dog breed was originated from Germany during 1860s. A German tax collector named Louis Dobermann developed this dog breed. The Doberman Pinscher was crossing between Beauceron, German Pinscher, Manchester Terrier, Great Dane, German Shorthaired Pointer, Rottweiler and Greyhound. The dog name was taken after the founder’s name. The Doberman Pinscher Club of America was founded in 1921. This Doberman Pinscher dog was recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1908. Doberman Dogs were used as police dog, war dog, personal defense dog, watch dog, guard dog and therapy dog. They are expert in competitive obedience, schutzhund, search and rescue, tracking and military work. Today, Doberman dog becomes loyal family pet.

Facts about Doberman Pinscher

  • Temperament – Doberman Pinscher Dogs are adventurous, alert, courageous, creative, fearless, highly intelligent, noble, obedient, tolerant and possesses tremendous strength. The Doberman Pinscher is affectionate with family, they need human interaction and leadership. Inexperienced owner is not suitable for Doberman Pinscher Dog. Doberman puppies should start their obedience training and socialization skill in early stage. They are easy to train; Doberman Dogs love to accept treat and praise from owner during the training. Doberman Pinscher Puppy should be raise with children from an early age. They can get along with other pets. The Doberman Dog has strong protective instinct; they always suspicious with strangers. This dog breed is sensitive with cold climates. The Doberman Pinscher makes a good watch dog
  • Appearance – The Doberman Pinscher has a muscular and powerful medium-sized body. They have a wedged-shaped long head and they come with a pair of almond-shaped eyes. The eyes color is various shades of brown. The ears are usually cropped when Doberman Pinscher Puppies reach the age of about 12 weeks. There are many Doberman Pinscher breeders let their Doberman Puppies’ ears grow naturally now. The Doberman Pinscher Dog has a well-muscled neck and the chest is broad. They have straight legs and the feet are compact with well arched toes. The tail is usually docked. In Europe, cropping ears and docking tails is against the law. The Doberman Pinscher has a short and smooth coat. There are typical markings appear above Doberman Dogs’ eyes, on the muzzle, throat, chest, legs, feet and below the tail.








Doberman Pinscher Breed Information

Size Large
Height 66-71 cm (male and female)
Weight 30-40 kg (male and female)
Colour Black, black and tan, blue, fawn or white
Group Working Breed Dog
Life Span 10 – 13 years
Exercise Ability Daily and long walks is needed, let them run and roam around at fenced yard
Grooming Requirements Brush regularly with bristle brush. This breed is average shedder
Environment Medium or large fenced yard
Barking Higher than average
Recognition DPAA, CKC, APRI, DRA, UKC, NKC, AKC, ACR, FCI, KCGB, ANKC, NZKC, CCR


The common health issues for Doberman Pinscher are Wobbler Syndrome, bloat, hip dysplasia, skin disease and congenital heart disorders.

If you are interested in this dog breed, you may adopt Doberman Pinscher from Doberman Pinscher rescue or look for Doberman Pinscher Puppies for sale from Doberman Pinscher breeders.

Doberman Pinscher Breeders

K-nine Dobermans – Doberman Pinscher Breeders located in the State of Arizona, USA.

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