The quintessential guard dog, a highly intelligent breed. They can be taught many commands and are known as extremely loyal to their owners. They are named after the man who created the breed Karl Dobermann, a tax collector who bred the dogs around 1890 for protection. They have a compact build, yet are extremely fast and strong.
Associated Country: Germany
Weight: Males 80-100 pds., Females around 75 pds.
Height: Male around 27 inches.
Life Expectancy: Around 12 years.