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Doberman Pinscher

This popular dog is very intelligent and easy to train, good with children and makes a naturally good watch and guard dog.
Strong in both body and mind with abundant energy.

Dog Group - Kennel Club: Working Group
Coat: Glossy, smooth and short
Grooming: Can shed a lot of hair so frequent brushing may be required.
Average Height: 60 - 69 cm. 25 - 27 in.
Average Weight: 30 - 40 kg. 66 - 88 lb.
Colour: Black, brown blue or fawn, often with rust red markings.
Temperament: Affectionate and loyal to their owners. Fearless and outgoing but very affectionate.
Exercise: Needs lots of exercise.
Average Lifespan: 12 - 14 yrs.

Possible disadvantages .
Dobermans are highly intelligent which can get them into trouble but this is offset by their ability to be trained and recognise commands quickly.
Can be reserved and territorial with strangers and aggressive with other dogs.


Read much more about Dobermans in one of these excellent books.....