Dog Breeds - German Pinscher

Breed :      Working
Weight:      25 - 35 lbs
Height:       17 - 20 inches
Color(s):    Fawn, red, black and blues with red/tan markings

German Pinscher Breed Information:
The German Pinscher was initially named Deutscher Pinscher and it is a dog of medium size having emerged in Germany. It is an ideal dog having a great sense of humor, courage, not nauseated, and great stamina. It is a robust dog and an all-rounder. It is a rare breed but is becoming popular because of its acceptance to AKC in 2003.

German Pinscher Health and Diseases:
This breed of dogs has an average lifespan of 12 to 14 years and is at a risk of having the following dog disease and health related issues during its lifetime:
  • Cataracts
  • Dysplasia (elbow and hip)
  • Von Willebrand disease
  • Thyroid
  • Heart problems