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German Pinscher

Group Working Dogs
AKC Group AKC Working Dogs
Temperament alert, intelligent
Size medium dog breeds
Feeding Moderate Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Very Little Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

German Pinscher Facts

First used for Hunting rats
Country of origins Germany
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Fawn to stag red, black with tan markings
Height (min) 16 inches (41 cm)
Height (max) 19 inches (48 cm)
Weight (min) 25 lbs (11 kg)
Weight (max) 35 lbs (16 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 14 years