American Rat Pinscher, American Rat Terrier and Miniature Pinscher Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight :
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American Rat Pinscher

Overview of American Rat Pinscher

American Rat Pinscher dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between American Rat Terrier and Miniature Pinscher. American Rat Pinscher is Medium in size. Fur of American Rat Pinscher is short and smooth, with no undercoat. . Basic origin of American Rat Pinscher is Germany. American Rat Pinscher is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train and Smartest Dogs is commonly American Rat Pinschers are for experienced dog owners. The American Rat Pinscher is an assertive, outgoing, active and independent breed. American Rat Pinscher are energetic and need a fenced in yard to run in, they make great agility dogs. They are great escape artists and some recommend having a kennel with a lid on it for them to run around in. They are good watch dogs, as they are alert and wary of strangers. It is recommended that adults and teenagers, rather than young children, play with a American Rat Pinscher as younger children play rough
American Rat Pinscher is available in red, black and rust.

Height and weight of American Rat Pinscher

Adult Male of American Rat Pinscher is about 8–10 pounds and adult female of American Rat Pinscher is about 6–8.5 pounds in Weight.
Height of American Rat Pinscher is commonly 25–32 cm.

Common Health Issues of American Rat Pinscher

American Rat Pinscher is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However American Rat Pinscher has tendency to suffer from Epilepsy and Hypothyroidism.  

Appearance of American Rat Pinscher

The American Rat Pinscher is structurally a well balanced, sturdy, compact, short coupled, smooth coated dog. They are naturally well groomed, vigorous and alert. Characteristic traits are his hackney like action, fearless animation, complete self possession, and spirited presence. Legs should be straight with no bending in or out.

Working Class of American Rat Pinscher

Basically American Rat Pinscher is Watch dog but is also used as Companion and Guard dog.

Training of American Rat Pinscher

American Rat Pinscher require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. American Rat Pinscher is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your American Rat Pinscher.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your American Rat Pinscher should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of American Rat Pinscher

Daily exercise for your American Rat Pinscher is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your American Rat Pinscher is recommended Fetching,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of American Rat Pinscher with children and other pets

If a American Rat Pinscher is raised with children who treat him carefully and kindly, he will adore them and be a trustworthy companion. However, if children are allowed to grab or treat him roughly, even accidentally, he may develop a bad attitude toward kids, or at least want to avoid them as much as possible.

Special instructions related to your American Rat Pinscher

Grooming is easy, as the smooth, short-haired coat requires little attention, needing only occasional brushing and shampooing

User's American Rat Pinscher

Sparkie (American Rat Pinscher) by Steven L Hill:
Sparkle dog is very smart and talkative. He recognizes words like chicken and are you hungry and jerky. He loves to go bye bye. He makes friends easy. He is quite a walker. Sometimes he out walks me. He is so fool of life. I love my mini puncher rat terrier.

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