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Austrian Pinscher

History

The history of the Austrian Pinscher dates back to the 17th century. These dogs were then used as farm dogs and rat hunters. In the 1920s, the breed was almost wiped out by the rise of industrial agriculture. Fortunately, some breeders managed to save the breed and rebuild the population. Today, the Austrian Pinscher is still a rare breed, but it is becoming increasingly popular in Europe.

Character

The Austrian Pinscher is known for its lively and alert nature. These dogs are highly intelligent and eager to learn, so they need a lot of mental and physical stimulation. They are very devoted to their owners and form strong bonds with their families. This breed gets along well with children, but is less suitable for families with small pets such as hamsters or rabbits.

Health

In general, the Austrian Pinscher is a healthy breed. However, there are some health issues to consider. These include hip dysplasia, eye problems and allergies. It is therefore important to regularly visit the vet for check-ups and vaccinations.

Care

The Austrian Pinscher requires very little grooming. They have a short, smooth coat that is easy to maintain. It is sufficient to brush the dog regularly to keep the coat in good condition. The nails should be trimmed regularly to prevent them from getting too long and the teeth should also be cleaned regularly to prevent dental problems.

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