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Doberman Pinscher Breeders Reno NV

The Doberman Pinscher is a brave and powerful breed that is devoted and highly intelligent. This native of Germany makes a good family dog. The dog is intense, energetic, extremely strong, great stamina, fearless, and assertive. Please read on to find out more about temperament, home breeding, brief history and fun facts about this amiable pet.

Doberman Pinscher

The Doberman Pinscher is a brave and powerful breed that is devoted and highly intelligent. This native of Germany makes a good family dog.

Physical Characteristics

  • Muscular and very powerful
  • Coat: Close-fitting hair comes in black, black and tan, blue-gray, red and fawn
  • Short, thick, hard hair that is tight to the body
  • Dark eyes
  • Height: 24-28 inches
  • Weight: 66-88 pounds
  • Average lifespan: 12 years

Temperament

  • Intense, energetic, extremely strong, great stamina, fearless, assertive
  • Interaction with people: Very people-oriented; likes to be physically close to family members. Must be with family instead of living in backyard
  • Training: Needs early socialization to prevent over-protectiveness. Females are more difficult to train than males

At Home

  • OK for apartments with sufficient exercise
  • Needs average-sized yard
  • Prefers warm climates

Grooming

  • Needs little grooming
  • Average shedder

Brief History

  • Developed in 1860s by crossing German pinschers with Rottweilers, Beauceron, pinschers, greyhounds and English greyhound
  • Creator was Louis Dobermann, a German tax collector who created the breed as guard dog
  • Found favor as a guard dog in Europe and America

Fido's Facts

  • Life-size Doberman bronze statue called "Always Faithful" is located in Guam at the war dog cemetery at the U.S. naval base as a permanent monument
  • Ch. Cambria Cactus Cash was the father of 144 American Kennel Club champions
  • Breed was featured in the 1976 film "The ...

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