Relatively recent race, It is named after the German sinologist Karl Friedrich Louis Doberman, who at the end of the 19th century, It undertakes the task of creating a new breed of dog to serve effectively their difficult work as tax collector. To get the birth of this new race, used other canine breeds like the Rottweiler cross, the Beauceron, the Weimaraner, Manchester Terrier, or the Pinscher. The main function of this race in his origines, It was the protect the creator against potential attackers involved in the collection of taxes that used to carry.
The origin of the breed, This dog was known as Thuringer Pinscher or Polizeilicher Soldatenhund (Police dog soldier), but around 1900 beat of Doberman Pinscher named after its creator: Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann. Finally he ended deleting pinscher termination and, in general today is known as Dobermann simply.
This breed owes its name to Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a night watchman and tax collector to 1834 and 1894, It is responsible for the custody of a kennel in the town of Apolda (Thuringia).
From the first year of surveillance began to need a dog to defend, but none of the races that could access was its entire satisfaction. It was then when launched as risky as a difficult task: create your own race from copies bought in the market or captured in the field.
There are many theories about the origin of all races, and it was not going to be less the controversial Doberman Pinscher who has come to gather countless discussions on this aspect.
Still having so many theories, can make clear that the Dobermann is derived from the cross between Métis German Pinscher. These mestizos were the result of the intersection between a grayish blue female of dubious provenance, and a dog “black and tan”, whose origin was, at the same time, the result of the mating between a dog a dog and Bernese mountain boyero pastor. After these crossings, involved in the formation of the race a Manchester Terrier and a black female Greyhound. A contradiction can be drawn from this entanglement of arguments, are the same people who discussed this which claimed a relationship of blood between the Manchester Terrier and the Doberman. Possibly genetic studies may one day give more accurate information on the origin of the Doberman.
It has a square body, the head has levels of muzzle and skull parallel, frontonasal depression (stop) very light, eyes small and dark. High insertion ears, long and elegant neck, the body is muscular, with the straight members, the topline is straight and short hair glued to the body. The height and weight will of 68 cm to 72 cm. 40 kg to 45 kg in males. And 63 cm to 68 cm. 32 kg to 35 kg in females.
Extremely faithful, highly dependent on the family, It shows a blind devotion to his master. It is a friendly and affectionate dog with children, Although the supervision of the parents is required since the Dobermann tends to play with great energy due to its weight and muscle, and you can break down or hit without wanting to and be able to do damage. It has an innate sense of protection and in most cases, It is very suspicious with the strangers, coming to seem little loving or surly, When in reality is it not at all.
This dog is fragile and sensitive from the emotional point of view and does not support the conflictual relations. You need a good socialization at all levels to promote their coexistence and his emotional balance, In addition to the friendly contact with humans and other animals. It will always be to maintain emotional stability, Although, If it overlooks or what is wrong, probably, becomes somewhat depressed or aggressive.
It has been viewed as an unstable dog, aggressive or dangerous, trend today is disappearing. Extremely intelligent. Quickly understand the situations. Able to learn more about dog 30 different controls.