Is a Doberman Pinscher the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Doberman Pinscher

Choosing a Doberman Pinscher as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Large, athletic dog, very robust and fearless making them excellent gaurd dogs
Suitable Owners

Active, experienced and strong willed owners capable of spending time training and exercising these dogs.
Origins

Originally bred as guard dogs.
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

 Working
Coat:

 Smooth, short and glossy coat
Grooming:

 Short coat only requiring occasional brushing, could be more often to remove loose hair.
Average Height:

 65-69cms. 25-27 ins.
Average Weight:

 30-40kg. 66-88 lbs.
Colour:

 blac, brown, blue or fawn tith tan markings
Temperament:

 Alert, bold and strong willed. Easily trained they are very intelligentl and are oyal and affectionate towards their owners but they do need early socialisation which makes them good with childre and other pets. A natural guard dog they can be territorial with strangers and other dogs.
 Exercise:

 Needs lots of exercise and play
Average Lifespan: 

12 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Can be aggressive towards unless obedienced trained

Potential Health Concerns



Hip dysplasia, heart defects, liver disease
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