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ACTIVITIES FOR YOU AND YOUR DOBERMAN PINSCHER
Doberman Pinschers are steadfast and loyal companions, true friends to the people they love. They
are also large dogs, with high energy levels, that require a lot of exercise in order to avoid destructive
behavior. Activities should vary, in order to keep them interested, as they are intelligent dogs who
bore easily. Dobermans enjoy outdoor activity and are happy to accompany people on walks, runs,
hikes or bike rides. They were bred to be working dogs and this desire to work still remains. They
are at their best when learning new tasks. This breed was not designed to be a couch-potato!

Dobermans are successful in search and rescue, agility, obedience, rally, conformation, tracking,
guide dogs for the blind, as therapy dogs, and many other activities.

In addition to biking or jogging, you and your Doberman Pinscher might enjoy the following activities:







Here are some pictures of the VVDOC Doberman Pinschers enjoying
their favorite activities !
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A square, medium-sized dog, the Doberman Pinscher is muscular and possesses great endurance
and speed. He is elegant in appearance and reflects great nobility and temperament. The properly
bred and trained Doberman has proved itself to be a friend and guardian, and his intelligence and
ability to absorb and retain training have brought him into demand as a police and war dog. The
Doberman’s short, hard coat can be black, red, blue and fawn.

A Look Back
Although the roots of the breed are relatively obscure, it is thought that the Doberman Pinscher
originated in Germany around 1900, taking its name from tax collector Louis Dobermann of Apolda,
who desired a medium size dog to perform as a guard dog as well as companion. Breeds utilized to
develop the Doberman Pinscher may have included the old shorthaired shepherd, Rottweiler, Black
and Tan Terrier and the German Pinscher.

Right Breed for You?
The Doberman Pinscher is known to be energetic, watchful, fearless and obedient. He is ready to
give prompt alarm (and back up that warning) but is also affectionate, obedient and loyal. The breed
requires regular exercise, but needs only minimal grooming for his short coat.

Did You Know?
  • The Doberman originated in Apolda, in Thueringen, Germany, around 1890.

  • The Doberman was officially recognized as a breed in 1900.

  • The Doberman takes its name from Louis Dobermann of Apolda.

  • The Doberman emerges from old shorthaired shepherd-dog stock combined with Rottweiler,
    Black and Tan Terrier, and smooth-haired German Pinscher.

  • The Doberman Pinscher Club of America was founded in 1921.

  • "Always Faithful", a life-size Doberman in bronze, is located in Guam at the war dog
    cemetery at the U.S. naval base in Orote Point as a permanent monument.

Summary
    Working Group; AKC recognized in 1908.
    Ranging in size from 24 to 28 inches tall at the shoulder.
    Guardian, family companion.

© The American Kennel Club, Inc.

The Doberman Pinscher Breed Standard - www.akc.org/breeds/doberman_pinscher/   

History of the Doberman Pinscher - www.akc.org/breeds/doberman_pinscher/history.cfm   

National Breed Club - Doberman Pinscher Club of America - www.dpca.org   
RALLY
HANGIN' IN THE PARK
OCTOBER 2012 BREED OF THE MONTH

The DOBERMAN PINSCHER
Happy boy !
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Jedi earned his Rally Advanced title
Nap time
Agility
Dock Diving
Nose Work
Search and Rescue
Canine Freestyle
Fyball
Obedience
Service Dog
Carting/Drafting
Herding
Rally
Therapy Dog
Conformation
Lure Coursing
Schutzhund
Tracking
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