With beauty, brains, agility and loyalty, what other breed could it be but the Doberman Pinscher?
Pinscher is one of the most popular and respected members of the canine clan.
first as a guardian dog in 19th Century Germany, this breed has always excelled
as a watchdog, guardian and protector. In addition, the breed has been remarkable
as a guide dog for the blind, a military dog, and pet.
or Dobe as he is called by his friends, is a product of Germany. Herr Louis
developed this versatile breed in the Apolda region of German to suit his
own need for a loyal, obedient, protective dog to accompany him on his nightly
rounds as a policeman. Since he also worked as the local dogcatcher, Herr
Dobermann had access to a wide variety of dogs to develop his large "pinscher" or
terrier. Some of the breeds used to shape the Dobe include the Pinscher (a
smaller black and tan dog very similar in appearance to the modern Doberman
and the Manchester Terrier), Rottweilers and Thurigian Shepherds. Other breeds
that contributed their genes are the black Greyhound for elegance and sleekness,
the Great Dane, the Weimaraner, and the German Shorthaired Pointer.
dog possessed an uncanny intelligence, bravery, loyalty, stamina, and protectiveness
in a medium-to-large working dog with an easy-care, short, dense coat. It was
with great pride that this breed became known as "Dobermann's Pinscher."