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Miniature Pinscher Info

Miniature Pinscher Breed Information

Learn all about Miniature Pinschers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Miniature Pinscher, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Miniature Pinscher breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 8-10" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 1-3 pups
Group: Toy Weight: 10-13 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Miniature Pinscher is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 10 lbs that can reach 13 lbs. It is officially part of the Toy group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Miniature Pinscher breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Miniature Pinscher should know that the average litter size is between 1 to 3 puppies.

Miniature Pinscher Breed Characteristics

Group Toy Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Miniature Pinscher Temperament

one of the most energetic breeds. Playful and brave, the Miniature Pinscher is described as a "big dog in a little dog's body." Min-Pins may be aggressive, but they are generally good with children and other house pets.

Health Problems

patella luxation and eye problems

Miniature Pinscher Coat

Miniature Pinscher Dog Colors

Red, stag red (red with intermingling of black hairs), black with rust-red markings

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