Courageous and loyal, the Doberman Pinscher is among the top dog breeds in America. While considered to be one of the world's best guard dogs, this powerful and intelligent breed isn't for everyone. Dobermans are built to work, so you can expect them to have tons of energy. These athletic pups need lots of daily exercise and mental challenges! For people who live active lifestyles, the Doberman Pinscher is the pawfect partner. Always alert and elegant, a Dobie will gladly accompany you on long walks and hikes. And though they have a vicious reputation, well-bred and properly socialized Dobermans are actually woofderful family dogs who are gentle with young children!