The Austrian Pinscher developed in the 19th century in Austria by combining German Pinscher with local farm dog is a multipurpose working native dog. The local people accepted this race in no time, but it could not get popular outside Austria and again it went into the background after World War 2. Nowadays, only a small group are alive with most of them living in Austria.
Temperament and Personality
The dog is healthy, assertive and an extremely active one with the ability to stay focused during their duty as a guard. They bark immediately if they watch any stranger or listen to some suspicious noise. During their pup stage, they need to learn to socialize to make them stay indoors. They can become pleasant companions as they are fond of the owner, family members and even with children. If trained well, they can be good with other pets also.