Austrian Shorthair Pinscher

region Austria
cut 35 - 50cm
weight 12 - 16kg
hair  short or short and rough
dress bread color, pale yellow, yellow-brown, red fawn, black and brown
head pear-shaped and a clearly pronounced stop
eyes dark and medium tall
ear Ears can come in a variety of shapes ranging from button, butterfly ear and prick ear variants to rosette ears
tail most often worn as a corkscrew above the back
behaviour of a temperament full of life, reckless, not conciliatory towards other dogs
federation FCI Nomenclature Group 2 Section 1 no 64
Care: very easy to care for, brush daily Usefulness: good domestic dog, his trumpeting barks make him a good guardian. Good hunter of rats and mice. Life expectancy: 13 - 14 years
He worked as a cattle beater and guardian of the house and the farm, his appearance having been almost unchanged for centuries as can be seen in the master paintings of the end of the 18th century. Outside of Austria, this traditional breed is rare.