The Doberman Pinscher breed is muscular, sleek and elegant in
appearance. Doberman Pinschers are highly intelligent and loyal,
vigilant guardians, obedient and “always faithful”. For the right
family, a Dobe can be a constant companion and loving family member.
Often Doberman owners’ are said to remark that they don’t own Dobes…
Dobes own them! The Doberman Pinscher earned the knickname “velcro dog”
for their love of being near their people. Dobermans are very versatile
dogs besides family pet and protector; Dobies are used as therapy dogs,
guide, police and military protection dogs, service dogs and search and
rescue dogs. Doberman Pinschers excel in obedience, conformation,
agility, tracking and many other dog sports. While a Dobe may not fit
everyone’s lifestyle- for Doberman lovers, there is no substitute! The
Doberman Pinscher breed is sensitive, intuitive, athletic and among the
top smartest canine breeds in the world.
Originally bred as a personal protection dog, the Doberman Pinscher, also referred to as the Doberman or the "Dobie", is a fiercely loyal and easily trainable member of the working group. The Doberman first emerged in Germany in the mid-1800s by crossing a variety of breeds, including the German Pinscher, Rottweiler, and Weimaraner. The Doberman is also recognized for its intellect and has been ranked as one of the most intelligent breeds when it comes to obedience command training. The trainability of the Doberman mixed with its athletic and noble appearance make this working breed a fearless competitor in conformation shows worldwide.