Physical characteristics of the Dobermann
Varieties: a) black and Tan; (b) Brown and Tan
The Doberman Pinscher is a dog of medium size, strong and muscular, sleek and noble and proud port. The head is elongated and blunt wedge. Skull-face lines are parallel, the stop is light, deep and wide snout. The eyes are medium sized and oval shape. The ears, usually cut, are set on high and carried erect (in subjects whose ears are not cut, they fall on the sides of the head with the edges well glued to the cheeks). The back is short and strong. Members are perfectly straight and Plumb. The tail is shortened until the second vertebra.
- Hair: short, very smooth and adherent.
- Color: black and Tan or Brown and fire, according to variety. Blue is higher because this variety had genetic defects.
- Size: 68-72 cm for the male and 63 to 68 cm for the female
- Weight: 40 to 45 kg for the male and 32 to 35 kg for the female