Country of Origin: Germany
  • Activity Level: high
  • Grooming Level: low
  • Trainability: high
  • Adaptability: high
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Small
  • Average Lifespan: 13 years
  • Prey Drive: high
  • Watchdog: very alert
  • Registered?: aca, akc
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Miniature Pinscher Breed Profile

Activity Level

Shoulder height: 10-12.5 inches Weight: 8-10lbs

Their coat is hard, smooth, and straight. Their coat colors are blue, stag red, chocolate and brown.

The Min Pin is very protective and watchful, making them good watch dogs.

Miniature Pinschers are noisy dogs, barking at anything unusual. They are quite courageous, extremely playful, and great with children.

The Miniature Pinscher is easy to groom. Their short hair is easy to keep looking nice, requiring only a weekly brushing to remove loose hair.

The Miniature Pinscher learns very quickly but requires firm and consistent training.

This dog has a high energy level and needs vigorous exercise. Make sure this breed gets regular exercise to avoid obesity.