This medium-large domestic dog breed is a highly intelligent dog with elegance and proud demeanor. The Doberman Pinscher is powerful and energetic with a sleek coat and athletic build. Discover more about our Doberman Pinscher puppies for sale below!
This medium-large domestic breed dog was developed by Karl Friedrich Louis Doberman in the late 1800s primarily as a guard dog.
Although the ancestry of the Doberman is not known, it is believed that the dog is a combination of several dog breeds some of which are German Pinscher, German shepherd dog, English greyhound, Rottweiler amongst others.
The Doberman is highly energetic and best suited for activities such as police work, family guardian amongst others.
Although the Doberman Pinscher is a sweet and affectionate dog with a good relationship with people and also loyal to its owner, it has the tendency to become aggressive if not properly trained.
Aside from this, the Doberman is all shades of confidence, intelligence, energetic and obedience. It has low tendency to bark and needs moderate attention.
The Doberman’s adaptability to an environment is highly dependent on how it is raised. If it is exercised daily, it can adapt to apartment living. It can also live outdoors although living inside the home is advisable.
If the Doberman is socialized at an early age, it can live and bond well with other animals. The owner of the Doberman should also be a highly intelligent person who is willing to go the mile in giving it the required training.
In order to avoid being aggressive and destructive, the Doberman needs daily physical and mental exercise. This can be achieved with a long walk, jog and run in the park. These exercises should be carried out in the mornings and evenings in order to get the best results.
One good thing about the Doberman pinscher is the fact that it requires low maintenance based on its maintenance.
Its maintenance requirement includes checking and brushing of teeth, nails trimming, cleaning ears, bathing, brushing its coat, etc. Also, the Doberman pinscher produces eye boogers that need to be wiped on a daily basis.
Our Doberman Pinscher puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Doberman Pinscher puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.
One good trait about the Doberman Pinscher is its high intelligence; this makes it quite easy to train. They require short training sessions daily and although they can prove quite difficult sometimes, they learn very fast thereby making training quite easy.
The Kennel Club conducted a UK Health Survey in 2004 and deduced that the median life expectancy of the Doberman Pinscher is 10 years and 6 months. According to the survey, the oldest Doberman to have lived was 16 years and 6 months old.
A Doberman Pinscher will make a good apartment pet if it is properly trained and exercised daily. Considering the fact that it is not a loud barker, it will do just fine living in apartments.
The Doberman is an animal of noble affection and wants to be as close to its owner as possible. It shows affection by resting its head on the owner’s laps, have its owner’s hand on its head or pressing its body close to its owner while sitting with its back facing its owner.
Doberman Pinscher has a natural intuition to protect the people it loves however; this cannot be termed as aggressive as the Doberman is not an attack dog.
This differs based on the dog, while some might like to cuddle, others might not. The average Doberman likes to cuddle by placing its head between a person’s knees.
Unlike other dog breeds, the Doberman requires a higher level of fat and protein throughout their lives. Depending on metabolic rate and daily activity, an average adult will require between 2 to 5 cups of food daily.
A Doberman Pinscher can be fed human food such as meat source and grains. These include sweet potato, chicken, beef, brown rice, etc.
The Doberman requires little grooming however, it should be brushed occasionally with a rubber brush to reduce shedding and also help to retain the natural sheen in its coat.
A Doberman Pinscher is considered an adult by the time it is 12 months old. The male is considered to be at its prime by the time it attains 3 years and above while for the female, between 2 to 3 years.
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