Also known as: Osterreichischer Kurzhaariger, Austrian Pinscher
Today's Role: Companion Dog, Guard Dog
History and Facts: Closely related to the Standard Pinscher, this dog was raised to be a good farm dog. This breed is quite rare outside of Austria.
Temperament / Behavior
The Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher is fearless, loyal and eager-to-please.
Breed-Related Health Concerns
Congenital Heart Disease
Exercise: The Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher will need daily vigorous exercise. This breed enjoys space to run and play.
Grooming: Occasional brushing is required for your Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher