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Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher

Size: Medium

Weight: 26 - 40 lbs.

Height: 14" - 24"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Austria

Also Known As: Osterreichischer Kurzhaariger Pinscher

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog

Exercise Needs

The Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher will need daily vigorous exercise. This breed enjoys space to run and play.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing is required for your Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher.


The Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher is fearless, loyal and eager-to-please.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children, these dogs are happiest when with their families.


Closely related to the Standard Pinscher, this dog was raised to be a good farm dog. This breed is quite rare outside of Austria.

Dog Food for Your Austrian Short-Haired Pinscher

Puppy Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Adult Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Bil-Jac Picky No More Medium & Large Breed Dog Food package front countertop

Picky No More™ Medium & Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of medium & large breed dogs.

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