Doberman adult black and white


Dobermans made a name for themselves as courageous and confident dogs for their bravery under fire in World War II.

About the Doberman

Dobermans are medium-sized, strong dogs. Proud and even-tempered, the Doberman wears a determined expression.

Friendly and calm dogs that are devoted to their family, they are often courageous dogs who are very confident and poised, paying close attention to what happens around them. 

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Size category
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Friendly / Calm / Loyal / Alert / Hard-working / Resilient / Confident / Sociable / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Gentle with children
  • Makes a great guard dog
  • Requires outdoor space