Doberman Pinscher Research Paper

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Doberman Pinschers are considered a medium sized dog with a squared body, smooth muscles, and a short coat. They have an almost wedge-shaped head, with almond shaped eyes, high-set ears which are typically cropped, and a tail which is normally docked. The four accepted colors of the breed are black, red, blue, or fawn with rust colored markings. The Doberman Pinscher was created around the 1890’s in Germany by men looking to create the ultimate companion-protection dog. German breeders selected the bravest, quickest, toughest, and most intelligent German dogs to create this new breed. They became known as extremely aggressive and protective dogs that ‘attacked first and asked questions later’. While breeding somewhat affects the temperament …show more content…
Though it was actually two other men from the area, Otto Goeller and Goswin Tischler, who perfected the European Doberman Pinscher Breed (The Doberman Pinscher). Although there are no written records of the breeding line it is believed other German dog breeds such as the Old German Shepherd, Weimaraner, Rottweiler, Manchester Terrier, and the English Greyhound (The Doberman Pinscher). Each breed was selected to add the specific characteristics the breeders were looking for such as ruggedness, intelligence, determination, quick reaction time, hunting capabilities, tracking capabilities, retrieving capabilities, substance, bravery, or the urge to guard (The Doberman Pinscher). The breeders were looking more at the purpose of the the breed rather than appearance so when they first arrived in America in the 1900’s they looked very similar to the Rottweiler (The Doberman Pinscher). These early Doberman Pinschers were smaller, rougher-coated, more aggressive, and 'sharper’ than the modern day breed’s appearance and personality (The Doberman Pinscher). Modern breeders have managed to create a more refined Doberman Pinscher with an elegant and noble appearance. Doberman Pinschers are well tempered, loyal, energetic, and lovable dogs to everyone who sees past the breed’s stereotypical