meet theGerman Pinscher


Training &Temperament

Medium-sized, elegant and square in build, the German Pinscher is an excellent watchdog and companion. Bigger than the Miniature Pinscher but smaller than the Doberman, the agility, alertness, intelligence and stamina of the German Pinscher make it suitable for conformation, obedience, tracking, agility competitions and more. Their short coats can be black, blue, brown, fawn or red; some have red or tan markings.

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Did You Know?

The German Pinscher originated in Germany and is more closely associated to the Schnauzer than the Doberman and other Pinschers.

The German Pinscher is bigger than the Min Pin but smaller than the Doberman.

The German Pinscher, like many breeds, approached extinction at the end of World War I and II.

The German Pinscher is known for its vermin hunting ability.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Blue 037
Brown 061
Fawn (Isabella) 113
Red 140


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Red & Tan Markings 087
Red Markings 023
Tan Markings 012