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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 Formula Dog Food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

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

Senior select formula food for older dogs

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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