The Doberman Pinscher is a working breed dog that was originally bred in Germany as a protector and companion for a tax collector, thus earning the nickname the “Tax Collector’s Dog.” They also earned the title of “Devil Dog” during World War I. Although, these dogs are one of the most popular guard dogs in the world, they have become known as loyal, loving family companions.
This breed is extremely versatile and able to adapt to any type of situation. A Doberman breed is easily recognizable. It is slender, athletic, and powerful. They wear a black, red, blue, or fawn coat. Their lean bodies are almost a solid color, with splashes of brown over their eyes and on their muzzles, feet, and legs. This highly intelligent, deeply loyal, and courageous canine would make a great addition to your family.
Height: 24 to 28 inches
Weight: 60 to 100 pounds
Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years