The Austrian Pinscher is a medium large breed of pinscher-type dog from Austria, where dogs of the type were originally farm dogs, keeping barns free of rats and acting as home guards, livestock guardians, and drovers. The name originally given to the breed in 1928 was the Österreichischer Kurzhaarpinscher to differentiate it from similarly named breeds, but today in its country of origin the breed is officially called the Österreichischer Pinscher, or Austrian Pinscher in English. Like other farm dogs raised for work rather than for pets or show, the appearance can vary a great deal,...
|Place of Origin:||Austria|
|Also Known As:||Austrian Shorthaired Pinscher, Österreichischen Kurzhaanigen Pinscher, Österreichischer, Kurzhaarpinscher, Austrian Short Haired Pinscher|