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Doberman pinscher, Dobermann

a medium-sized (66-88 lb), lean, muscular dog with very short hair that is usually black with brown markings around the face and on the legs, but occasionally has a brown or blue body color. The tail is docked to a short length and where practiced, the normally pendant ears are cropped. The breed is often used for police or guard work. It is subject to spondylolisthesis (wobbler syndrome), color mutant alopecia, generalized demodecosis, chronic active hepatitis, cardiomyopathy, von Willebrand's disease, and degeneration of the bundle of His.

dancing Doberman pinscher disease
a very slowly progressive, painless neuromuscular disease in which affected dogs periodically flex one hindleg when standing. Hindleg weakness and atrophy of the gastrocnemius muscle eventually develops. In some cases both hindlegs are affected with flexion and extension of alternating hindlegs, hence the name.
miniature Doberman pinscher
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The Doberman jumped up and head-butted me - that's one of the things that they do - and got me down to the ground and they both attacked me.
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Forensic psychiatrists and gastroenterologists could not arrive in time to undo the carnage, reported by the Associated Press, wherein a Doberman visiting a London children's museum chewed, mauled, and destroyed hundreds of stuffed animals, including one once owned by Elvis Presley, who was known for chewing, mauling, and swallowing darn near everything else.
THEO WALCOTT finally got to show a clean pair of heels to dogged opposition on Friday - when a Doberman chased him down Baden-Baden High Strasse.