Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinschers are a strong and athletic breed that are built to guard and protect.

Quick Facts


Height

Male: 27-28in

Female: 25-27in

Weight

Male: 88-99lb

Female: 71-77lb

Fun Fact

A Doberman named Cappy saved the lives of 250 U.S. Marines on Guam in 1944 by alerting them when Japanese troops were nearby.

About this Breed

The Doberman Pinscher is a relatively new breed, bred around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Doberman, a German tax collector. He aimed to breed a dog that would protect him during his tax collections. Doberman Pinschers are intelligent, loyal, and make for perfect companions as well as guard dogs. The Doberman is a mixture of many different dog breeds that includes Beauceron, German Pinscher, German Shepherd, and Rottweiler. The Doberman is a very athletic dog that often excels in agility courses. The Doberman is listed as one of the top five smartest dogs.

Doberman Pinschers on Embark

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Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Odin
  2. Max
  3. Titan
  4. Moose
  5. Loki
  6. Jax
  7. Thor
  8. Duke
  9. Diesel
  10. Rocky

For Females

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Penny
  4. Karma
  5. Ruby
  6. Willow
  7. Lucy
  8. Athena
  9. Stella
  10. Daisy

Common Locations

  1. Texas, United States
  2. California, United States
  3. Florida, United States
  4. New York, United States
  5. Washington, United States
  6. Pennsylvania, United States
  7. Ohio, United States
  8. North Carolina, United States
  9. Oregon, United States
  10. Michigan, United States

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