The coat of the Doberman Pinscher can be solid black, black with tan markings, white, fawn, red or blue-gray. White markings on the Doberman are considered to be a flaw within certain kennel clubs, while others accept them.
The Doberman is known for its athleticism and strength. As a medium-to-large-sized dog, the Doberman can reach 28 inches in height at the shoulder and weigh nearly 100 pounds. Dobermans are among the most intelligent breeds of dog and are extremely protective, loyal and loving to their masters and families. Due to their nature, Dobermans enjoy being around people and do not do well if isolated. Daily exercise is recommended with this breed.