Miniature Pinscher Breed Information


Miniature Pinscher is a hardy little fellow who is proud and courageous. Miniature Pinscher is loyal to their masters, spirited and alert, with high energy. Intelligent, lively, and brave. Generally good with other pets and children for Miniature Pinscher. The good news for the dog lover in Miniature Pinscher is that it is generally healthy.

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Origin Country of Miniature Pinscher:

The Miniature Pinscher is a German breed. The Miniature Pinscher was developed from the Dachshund, Italian Greyhound, along with the short-haired German Pinscher. The breed looks like a mini Doberman, probably for the reason that each of the Miniature Pinscher and the the Doberman each had been developed from the German Pinscher. The breed was made use of as a barnyard ratter controlling the rodent population in the stables. The Miniature Pinscher is usually named the “King With the Toys.” A few of the Miniature Pinscher’s talents are competitive obedience, watchdog, and agility.

Height: Male Miniature Pinschers range from 10 inches to 12 inches. Female Miniature Pinschers range from 10 inches to 11 inches.


Male Miniature Pinschers range from 8 to 10 pounds. Female Miniature Pinschers range from 8 to 9 pounds.


Miniature Pinschers are generally black, brown, or red.


Miniature Pinschers have brief, smooth, and hard coats. Their coats require only occasional brushing to remove loose hair.


Miniature Pinschers are for knowledgeable dog owners. The Miniature Pinscher is an assertive, outgoing, active, and independent breed. Miniature Pinschers are energetic and will need a fenced-in yard to run in; they make terrific agility dogs. They may be good escape artists, and some advise having a kennel with a lid on it for them to run around in. They may be superior watchdogs and are alert and wary of strangers. It is actually suggested that adults and teenagers play using a Miniature Pinscher and not young kids as younger kids play rough.

Health Concerns:

The Miniature Pinscher is susceptible to patella luxation and eye problems.

Life Expectancy:

The expected life span with the Miniature Pinscher is 12-14 years.

Living Environment:

Miniature Pinschers make sufficient apartment dogs but need adequate amounts of exercise. A future owner of a Miniature Pinscher also needs to grasp that this breed could be very noisy.

AKC Group:

The Miniature Pinscher is in the Toy Group.

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