The German Pinscher said to be Germany's "Best Kept Secret".
The German Pinscher can be an ideal companion dog. This rare breed has a sense of humor, is brave, not squeamish, sober, and have considerable stamina. It is lively but docile, quite versatile, and a vocal guard dog. It responds to obedience training. However, they can be bull headed and stubborn and need to know who is boss.
German Pinschers are very loyal, alert, and playful. This breed does require proper socialization as a puppy; as they can be weary of strangers. They are energetic dogs and enjoy the company of their companions. This breed if properly socialized can do well around children and other pets.
Does your German Pinscher bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety
is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
The German Pinscher can be an ideal companion dog. This rare breed has a sense of humor, is brave, not squeamish, sober, and have considerable stamina. It is lively but docile, quite versatile, and a vocal guard dog. It responds to obedience training. However, they can be bull headed and stubborn and need to know who is boss. This breed only barks when it feels it is necessary, which may be often. Visitors will be announced with loud barking but then things usually calm down quickly. This breed needs to know that when the family is gone, it owns everything and when the family is home it owns nothing.
The strong, smooth, glossy coat requires little grooming. An occasional brushing to remove dead hair is all that is needed. This breed is an average shedder.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet
Short and dense, smooth, close, shiny, covering the body without any bald spots
Consistency is the key to training a German Pinscher. This intelligent breed is very eager to learn and if given the proper training, will thrive. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay
is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new German Pinscher puppy.
Consider crate training
if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
The German Pinscher requires a lot of exercise. They will enjoy running alongside you when you bicycle, playing in the yard, or a walk around the block. Walks per day should also be sufficient. This eager little breed is sure to keep your on your toes. Socialization
is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
25 - 35 lbs
17 - 20 inches
fawn, red, black and blues with red/tan markings
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