Austrian Pinscher

austrian pinscher

The Austrian Pinscher is a sporty type of dog, created to live in the countryside or in a garden. He has an adaptable character.


– Male dogs of this breed can reach a height of 44 to 50 centimeters
– Female dogs of this breed can reach a height of 42 to 48 centimeters
– Male dogs of this breed can reach a weight of 12 to 18 kg
– Female dogs of this breed can reach a weight of 12 to 18 kg
– The lifespan of these dogs can range from 12 to 14 years.

The fur of these dogs is short and usually reddish-brown. The head is pear-shaped and is protruding. Their noses are quite large. The upper arm is placed quite obliquely. The forearm is of medium length and flat. The breasts are quite long, wide, and rounded.


Austrian pincers are quite energetic, temperamental, cheerful, and constantly ready for action. Such dogs can be close to family members who keep them as pets. They can also dominate other dogs. Austrian pincers often do not cause problems for socializing with cats or other pets, if they are socialized while they are still young. They are cautious and distance themselves from strangers.


The Austrian pincer is a rare dog, so many details about the health and longevity of the breed are not known. They have no health problems. They are generally healthy dogs.


It is not recommended for an apartment because it needs a lot of activity and because of its hunting instincts to dig. Recommended for a daily walk. As for fur maintenance, occasional brushing will be quite enough.

It is recommended that this dog food be fed with special dog food. The daily dose is 2 to 3 cups of dog food.

Puppies of this breed have a metabolism that is different from that of older dogs. Their organs and musculature are not fully developed and do not allow themselves to be retained as in adults. Austrian Pinscher puppies can control urination after three months. In addition, the average duration of abstinence from urination will be a maximum of two hours.


It is unknown where this dog breed comes from. It can be said that the Austrian Pinscher is an old indigenous breed that originated in the countryside. They are considered to be excellent guard dogs that make every suspicious sound. According to some sources, it first appeared in 1928.

In the early twentieth century, Emil Hauck, looking for an Aboriginal canine type identified in 1843 by H. Von Meyer as a Canis palustris or a dog from a mushroom, found what he believed were several examples of similar dogs in the Austrian village. In 1921, he began breeding to revive and define the breed. The Austrian Kennel Club first recognized the breed in 1928.

Arka Austria is an Austrian association for the association of endangered indigenous breeds, according to the Austrian Pincher, and says it is very vulnerable to only six to twelve animals for relief.

In addition to this breed being recognized by a number of small breeding clubs and dog registry businesses based on the Internet, under various name translations, who can rework the standard to suit dog breeders for the market with pets with rare breeds. Purchasers of puppies and group dogs outside the Austrian breed breeding program should read the original standard and pedigree of their dog to make sure they are buying an Austrian pincher.


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