The Doberman originates from Germany and Apolda region in particular, in the late half of the 1800s. The breed was developed by Karl Loius Dobermann, to be ideal guard dogs and companions. In terms of canine intelligence, the breed places first and in the top five on many factors.
Characteristics: Alert, loyal, fearless, intelligent, obedient, energetic, confident.
Size: Male: 26-28 in, Female: 24-26 in
Life span: 10-13 years
Colors: White, Black, Fawn, Red, Black & Rust, Blue, Fawn & Rust, Red & Rust, Blue & Rust.