Usually we see little toy dogs, owned by celebrities and looking more like fashion accessories than loved pets. And rarely do we see our beloved doberman with a celebrity, being photographed by the paparazzi. But of course there are many famous doberman owners, some who have sadly passed away. I think you’ll find this list interesting and it shows how diverse the people who love dobermans are. This list is partially taken from Stanley Coren’s book, “Why we love the dogs we do”, as well as various online research.
If I missed any other famous doberman owners please add it to the comments below, and if your looking for famous dobermans here’s a fun list of the 8 most famous dobermans.
Hunter S Thompson, the American writer, has several Dobes and has included them in his books. In Where The Buffalo Roam, Hunter had his doberman Bronco, trained to attack on the command word, Nixon. When we was alive he aparently raised peacocks and dobermans.
Rudolph Valentino, actor of silent films in the 20s. Doberman was named Kabar. It is mentioned that when Valentino died suddenly at the age of 31, his dog Kabar was upset and passed away six months later.
William Shatner, actor, Captain Kirk of Star Trek. Dobermans names: Kirk, Morgan, China, Heidi, Paris, Royale, Martika, Sterling, Charity, Bella, and Starbuck.