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What Are Doberman pinschers personality like?

Hi everyone,

I am considering getting a Doberman Pinscher as a pet and I am curious about their personality. I have heard mixed perceptions about them, some say they are aggressive and others say they are loyal and protective. I want to know from people who own or have spent time around Dobermans, what are their personalities really like? Are they good with kids and other pets? Are they high-energy dogs that require a lot of training? Any input would be appreciated. Thank you!

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Hello everyone,

I used to live next door to a Doberman Pinscher and I can attest to their high-energy nature. She would often run around and play in the backyard and seemed to require a lot of exercise. However, in my experience, she was also one of the sweetest dogs I've ever met. She was always eager to greet me and other neighbors and was never aggressive or unfriendly. Despite her loyalty and protective nature, I never once felt intimidated by her. Overall, I think it's important to note that every dog has a unique personality regardless of breed, so it's important to spend time with the individual dog before making any assumptions about their temperament. However, based on my experience, I think Doberman Pinschers can be great pets for the right owner who is willing to provide them with the exercise and attention they need.


Hello there,

I own a female Doberman Pinscher, and in my experience, they are highly intelligent and trainable dogs. My dog learned new commands pretty quickly, and she's always eager to please. She's also very affectionate and loves to spend time with her family. However, Dobermans can be stubborn at times, which may require additional patience and consistency during training sessions. As a high-energy dog, mine needs a good amount of exercise and outdoor playtime to stay healthy and happy. Despite their protective nature, mine is friendly with just about everyone, including other pets. I believe that if properly socialized, trained, and given plenty of attention, Dobermans make wonderful companions to any pet owner.


Hello everyone,

I have had the pleasure of working with a few Doberman Pinschers during my time volunteering at a local animal shelter. In my experience, they are very intelligent and obedient dogs that respond well to training. They are also very loyal and protective of their family, which makes them excellent watchdogs. However, as with any breed, it is important to socialize and train them early on to avoid any aggressive behavior. Dobies are also high-energy dogs that require plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to prevent boredom and destructive behavior. Overall, I think they are great pets for active individuals or families who can commit to providing them with the necessary exercise and training they require.


Hi all,

I have a mixed experience with Doberman Pinschers. My childhood neighbor had a Doberman that was very protective and aggressive towards strangers, and I always felt intimidated and avoided going near it. However, later on in life, I got a chance to meet a friend's Doberman who was the complete opposite. He was very friendly and would wag his tail whenever someone approached him. He was great with kids, and it was obvious he was well-trained and socialized. I think Doberman Pinschers can make great pets if they are trained well and given enough attention and exercise. However, it is also important to be aware of the breed's protective nature and to ensure that they do not exhibit any aggressive behavior. It is all about finding the right individual dog and owner match.



I have also owned a Doberman Pinscher for a few years now, and I can confirm that they are extremely loyal and protective. They can be a bit aggressive towards strangers, but that's just their nature as guard dogs. However, with proper training and socialization, they can learn to be more welcoming to strangers. My Doberman is great with kids and other pets, and he's never shown aggression towards them. They are high-energy dogs that require daily exercise and attention, but they are also very affectionate and love to cuddle. Overall, I have found my Doberman to be a great companion and I highly recommend this breed to anybody who loves dogs.


Hi there,

I have owned a Doberman Pinscher for over 5 years now and I can attest to their loyal and protective nature. It is true that they can be an aggressive breed, but with proper socialization and training, this aggression can be managed. My Doberman is great with kids and other pets and has never shown any signs of aggression towards them. They are high-energy dogs that require daily exercise and mental stimulation, such as playing fetch or solving puzzles. Overall, I have found my Doberman to be a wonderful pet and highly recommend them to anyone considering this breed.

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