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Miniature Pinscher

Alert, quick and spirited, the Miniature Pinscher is native to Germany where he was developed several centuries ago to rid barnyards of pests. A loyal watchdog, the Miniature Pinscher courageously challenges intruders with his bold, insistent bark. A good family companion well-suited for apartment life, the breed is intelligent but may be stubborn. Daily walks and playing fulfill the Miniature Pinscher’s exercise needs. His short coat only needs occasional brushing and bathing.
Living Considerations
  • Suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Good with older children
Did you know?
The Miniature Pinscher is nicknamed the “King of Toys.”
Also Known As:
Zwergpinscher
Miniature Pinscher
  • Size Toy
  • Height 25 to 32 centimetres at the shoulders
  • Weight 3.5 to 4.5 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Solid red, black with red markings, or chocolate with rust markings
  • Activities Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Indoor