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German Pinscher

"Polly"

German Pinscher profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height43-48cm

Avg weight: 11-16kg

Coat type: Short, sleek coat.

Coat coloursBlue, fawn, red, black, brown.

Originally bred for: Hunting vermin and as guard dogs

Breed traits: Independent, intelligent, lively, spirited, protective.

A little about the German Pinscher

The German Pinscher is a playful and affectionate breed. However, they have a strong hunting instinct and dominant, courageous personality, who benefit from training. They can make an excellent watchdog and will often alert owners to the presence of strangers. 

 

GERMAN PINSCHER HEALTH INFORMATION

The German Pinscher is a generally healthy breed and have no common hereditary health problems. Occasionally they will suffer from Von Willebrand's disease, Cataracts, and Canine Hip Dysplasia.