Doberman Pinscher

General Characteristics:

The incomparable Doberman stands proudly among the world's finest protection dogs. Besides that, the Doberman is affectionate and sweet with people, if socialized and trained properly. However, Doberman pinschers are powerful, energetic dogs that need lots of exercise. If they are not exercised daily, they are more likely to become irritable or even aggressive. Socialization and obedience training from a young age are a must for this breed. The Doberman Pinscher is a moderate shedding breed with a short coat that is very easy to groom.

Avg. Weight Male:
35 - 45 kg
Avg. Weight Female:
25 - 40 kg
Average Lifespan:
10 - 13 years

Genetic Predisposition:

A genetic predisposition means that an individual may have a tendency to develop certain diseases as a consequence of inherited defects in the genes. Although some disorders occur because of spontaneous mutation of genes, many genetic disorders are inherited. These conditions are seen quite often in canines, mostly but not exclusively, in purebreds. Having said that, this breed has an increased risk for the following conditions which may or may not manifest:

Heart Issues Liver Issues Demodectic Mange Diabetes Kidney Problems Hypothyroidism Seborrhea Bloat Cancer

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