Famous Dobermans: heroes, characters of books and films, pets of celebrities
Despite the fact that now Dobermans are rarely used as working dogs, in the past they have repeatedly proved that they are excellent working dogs. That is why when the FBI was created in the USA in 1905, several dozens of Dobermans were immediately enlisted.
The police of the Russian Empire before the revolution also (along with the Airedale terriers) preferred the Dobermans. And not in vain. For example, a representative of the Tref breed from Moscow in 1909 discovered three killers more than 100 km from the crime scene. And his colleague Baer helped solve more than 50 crimes.
In the photo: the famous Doberman Tref
French police, in addition to briards, widely used Dobermans.
Dobermann Sauer (South Africa) was recognized as the best bloodhound in the world - he tracked by the smell of a thief at a distance of 160 km.
Doberman Magnum did not work in the police. He belonged to a young married couple. But he took a course of obedience training and mastered the 1st level of protective wisdom.
One evening, the owner walked with him near the house. Suddenly, a man ran past, followed by the police. Magnum rushed for the fugitive. The owner, quickly realizing what was happening, released the dog. Magnum overtook the runner, barked him and held him in place until a policeman arrived. The offender was completely sure that he had a specially trained police dog in front of him, and was very surprised to learn that this was just an ordinary pet.
Doberman from Sevastopol Yurst worked as a lifeguard.And after the earthquake in Armenia, he found a man who lay under the rubble for 7 days.
Dobermans in books
Doberman Samson helps defuse a criminal corporation in Robert Ludlam’s novel, Lucifer’s House.
Thanks Dobermann Prince manages to solve the murder in the book of E.S. Gardner's "The Case of the Careless Nymph."
Dobermans also appear in the book by I. Golubev, “The Dog’s Playground,” by Y. Grabovsky, “Rex and Pucek,” O. Karagodina, “The Silver Dog,” S. Litovkin, “The Dog for the Amateur,” S. Luknitsky, “The Dog File,” Gloria Mu “ Go back in the footsteps ”, B. Ryabinin's“ Tales of a Faithful Friend ”, J. Fischer“ What Your Dog Thinks About, ”M. Basanovich“ Cases for Dogs, ”in the collection“ Dear Soul ”(compiled by M. Semenova).
Well, and, of course, one cannot help but recall the Dobermans of Colem, the Veterinarian-S-Badger from the book of the magnificent J. Harriot "Among the Yorkshire Hills."
Dobermans at the cinema
Dobermans are great actors. They participate in the films “Time Guardian”, “Brave Dobermans”, “Gang of Dobermans”, “Naked Gun-2”, “Eyes of an Angel”, “Zolten - Dracula's Dog”, “Street Hunter”, “Resident Evil”, “Cats against dogs "," Doggy K-911 ", in the series" Private Detective Magnum "and many others.
In the photo: Doberman in the film "Zolten - the dog of Dracula"
Famous Dobermans Owners
Among the fans of the breed, the singer Glukoza (Natalya Ionova), Alla Pugacheva and Valery Syutkin were noted.