German Pinscher Rescue Information: German Pinschers are excellent guard dogs and make wonderful companion dogs. German Pinschers have a pleasant temperament but are not good choices for homes with small children as they may bite during rough play. German Pinschers need firm training from a dominant owner. German Pinschers get along well with other household pets but may chase cats and hunt rodents. German Pinschers can live in an apartment with sufficient exercise. If this breed is kept in a yard, it should be securely fenced because of this dog's tendency to chase. German Pinschers need to be with people; they must not be put in kennels and ignored.
German Pinscher Trivia: German Pinschers were originally used as guard dogs alongside coaches. German Pinschers are among the antecedents of the Doberman Pinscher. German Pinschers are excellent ratters. German Pinschers are actually big terriers. German Pinschers are very closely related to Schnauzers.