Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher

Size
Medium/Large
Height
Males - 26 to 28 inches at the withers; Females - 24 to 26 inches at the withers
Weight
65 to 90 lbs.
Coat
Short
Color
Black, red, blue, or fawn
Energy
High
Activities
Conformation, Guide Dog, Hunting, Lure Coursing, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Search and Rescue, Therapy Dog, Tracking
Indoor/Outdoor
Both

The Doberman Pinscher was bred in Germany in the late 19th century as a guard dog and companion. Brave, intelligent and easily trained, he also came into high demand as a police and war dog. This energetic, watchful and obedient breed makes an affectionate and loyal family dog. His short coat requires minimal maintenance, but he does best with regular exercise.

Did you know?

A statue called “Always Faithful” stands at the dog cemetery at the U.S. Naval Base in Guam honoring the Doberman Pinschers who gave their lives serving as sentries, messengers and scouts during World War II.

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