15 Interesting Facts About Doberman Pinschers You Probably Didn’t Know

Confident, fearless, and alert – the Doberman is a loyal companion and protector. Even Doberman puppies need knowledgeable guidance and, most importantly, people who can appreciate his sensitive character.

Doberman Pinscher (dog breed) – Classification FCI
FCI Group 2: Pinscher and Schnauzer – Molosser – Swiss Mountain Dogs
Section 1: Pinschers and Schnauzers
with working exam
country of origin: Germany
FCI standard number: 143

Height at the withers:

Males – 68 to 72 cm
Females – 63 to 68 cm


Males – 40 to 45 kg
Females – 32 to 35 kg

Use: Companion dog, protection dog, and working dog

#1 The Doberman is a versatile all-rounder, but is primarily used as a guard dog and working dog.

#2 As a family dog, the breed is fond of children and affectionate – but you should remember that this breed has a pronounced hunting behavior.

#3 The Doberman is considered a relatively young dog breed and probably originated in the 19th century around the district town of Apolda in central Thuringia.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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