Distinct feature : The Doberman is a strong, loyal and agile animal, making it the ideal guard dog
Coat : The coat of the Doberman Pinscher is thick, smooth, short, hard, and close-fitting. The color of the coat comes in fawn, red, blue, black and tank, and black. There are typically rust colored markings above the eyes, on the muzzle, throat, legs, feet, chest, and below the tail.
Temperament : Doberman Pinschers are often perceived as being ferocious and aggressive. As a protection dog, the Doberman is large and intimidating, fearless, and willing to protect its owner, but it must be obedient and restrained to only do so On command.
Character : Doberman Pinschers as dogs of medium to large size, with a square build and short coat. They have compact built, and possess endurance and swiftness. The dog was originally intended as it guard dog, so males should have a muscular, athletic and noble appearance. Females are thinner, but should not be feeble.
Activity : Highly energetic, Doberman Pinschers require daily extensive exercise and stimulation. They enjoy family play sessions and make wonderful walking companions. This breed will do okay in an apartment provided they are sufficiently exercised. However, a securely fenced yard is best for romping and running freely.