The Doberman Pinscher is compactly built, muscular, very powerful. He is elegant in appearance, of proud carriage, reflecting great nobility and temperament. They are proud, alert and athletic, with endurance and speed.
Devoted and fearless, the Doberman Pinscher is universally known as a "police dog" for its duty on the German Front during World War I. An excellent breed for a jogger to own, he may be a challenge because of his dominance for the elderly or disabled.
Solid black, brown, blue and fawn with rust markings on the head, body and legs.
Short and close to their bodies. Coat care is minimal.
Generally healthy. Wobblers Syndrome (disease of the spinal column of the neck). Lethal heart disorder. Von Willebrand's disease is no longer a large problem. To minimize the risk of your Doberman developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Doberman dog from a reputable Doberman breeder.