Illustrated Standard – Temperament

CKC Standard – Temperament

Energetic, watchful, determined, alert, fearless, loyal, and obedient.




The Doberman, from his heritage as a guard dog, shall not shy from strangers or show signs of undue aggressiveness or viciousness in the show ring. He will allow strangers to examine him and tolerate children with friendliness and tolerance while being aware of any sign of danger to himself or his handlers.