Doberman is the only dog breed named after its founder, not a professional dog handler, but a talented self-taught resident of the German city of Apold, Friedrich Luis Dobermann. This tax collector was involved in breeding for about twenty-five years.
Doberman is considered a relatively young breed, since its formation began only in the middle of the XIX century. Despite its widespread use throughout the world, no one knows exactly which breeds were used to breed the Doberman. Yes, this is not surprising. It is unlikely that Friedrich Dobermann thought about the coming glory, both his own and the breed of dogs he bred. His task was much more modest. He just wanted to get a strong and vicious companion dog that could accompany him on business trips and, if necessary, protect his life and wallet. And since Mr. Doberman also worked on the urban flipper, it was there that he drew material for the realization of his goal, leaving large and fearless animals for breeding.
If we open books in which the history of the Doberman is discussed, we will meet the mention of many breeds whose blood, having mixed, formed a new, persistently inherited set of properties. Continue reading