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What is a giant Doberman?

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A giant Doberman, colloquially known as a "warlock," is an oversized Doberman pinscher that may have been crossed with a bigger breed, such as a Great Dane or a Rottweiler. Purebred Dobermans are medium-sized dogs and unlikely to approach the size of giant breeds. Kennels do not officially recognize warlocks.

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What is a giant Doberman?
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The Doberman pinscher can grow to 28 inches at the shoulder and weigh nearly 90 pounds. Its muscular, compact build makes it a strong, athletic breed with great stamina. Dobermans are characterized by their intelligence, loyalty and affectionate nature. These qualities make the Doberman a superb watch or guard dog.

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