Wanted: Serious Relationships Only

With the right companion, the affectionate Doberman Pinscher is ready to commit.

Shorthaired, athletic, highly intelligent Doberman Pinscher seeks confident and loving human pack leader. Faye S. of Washington responded to this figurative call. “My first Doberman, Parks, moved into my heart on the car ride home,” says the longtime breeder and judge. “They do demand attention. They want an intense relationship.”

Strong family lineage
Louis Dobermann created the breed for just such intensity in Germany during the early 1900s. The tax collector wanted a medium-sized companion and guard dog. “Dobermans know how to protect without being trained to do so,” says Maggie C. of California, co-chair of Doberman Pinscher Club of America rescue.

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