The Doberman Pinscher is one of the most popular and desired breeds of dog that exists today. Their temperament is known to be gentle and they are extremely loyal dogs that can make a good family dog, or serve well as a working dog because of their physical and personality traits. Dobermans can do well with children when introduced at an early enough age. Dobermans are very intelligent and can easily be trained to do many different things.
The Doberman breed started in the 1890's in Germany and was created from several different breeds. The breed was refined over time to develop the physical and character traits that it is known for today.
Dobermans come in four different colors but the most common is black and tan. They can grow to be as big as 100 pounds as adult males and are of medium size compared to other dog breeds. Muscular and powerful are two words that come to mind when examining the physical attributes of the Doberman, and they carry elegant lines with a well proportioned body.
Dobermans usually live to be 10-15 years old and generally have good health records when properly taken care of. Common health problems include dilated cardiomyopathy, cervical vertebral instability, and von Willebrand's disease.
Overall the Doberman Pinscher makes an excellent dog that is loyal, loves to play, is there to protect you, and can be a great asset to your family. If you are thinking about buying a Doberman please locate a reputable breeder in your area. Visit our Doberman breeder directory to find a breeder now.
This has been a quick summary of the Doberman Pinscher dog breed. To get additional information and learn more about the Doberman visit the Doberman FAQs section or Doberman care page…