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.