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Doberman Pinscher Information

Doberman Pinscher Dog

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Doberman Pinscher information. Doberman Pinschers are awesome dogs. They can be great guard dogs as well as family pets. They have various temperments that must be studied. Hosted by dog vitamin supplement provider BuffK-9 Supplements. “Doberman Pinschers are among the most common of pet breeds, and the breed is well known as an intelligent, alert, and loyal companion dog” (“DP”).

Kennel Club Standards

“Kennel club standards describe Doberman Pinschers as dogs of medium-large size with a square build and short coat. They are compactly built and athletic with endurance and swiftness. The Doberman Pinscher should have a proud, watchful, determined, and obedient temperament” (“DP”).

“The ideal dog must have sufficient size for an optimal combination of strength, endurance and agility” (“DP”).


“Common serious health problems include dilated cardiomyopathy, cervical vertebral instability (CVI), von Willebrand’s disease (a bleeding disorder for which genetic testing has been available since 2000; the test enables both parents of a prospective litter to be tested for the carrier gene, thus preventing inheritance of the disease ),and prostatic disease (“Doberman Pinscher”).  

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