German Pinscher
Deutscher Pinscher

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German Pinscher
Deutscher Pinscher
Standard Pinscher
Smooth-haired pinscher

Germany, 1700s
The German Pinscher is the forefather to the Miniature Pinscher & the Doberman Pinscher.


Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
25-35 Pounds & 16-19 Inches

Known Health Problems
Eye Problems, Hip Dysplasia

Physical Description
Medium size dog, strong and square. It has a long, wedge-shaped head, medium-size, dark eyes and drop ears that are cropped erect or left naturally drop. The tail is usually docked.

This friendly dog is patient and playful with children. They are loyal to their family and they only bark when necessary. The can make a great companion

quick learner who needs firm but gentle training

Living Conditions
Apartment living is ok if dog is exercised properly

Occasional brusing to remove dead hairs is sufficient

High exercise needs.. Daily walks would do this breed fine

Coat Texture
Smooth coat

Coat Colors

Accepted Colors

Black Tan


4-8 pups per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club


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German Pinscher Breeders

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