Miniature Pinscher

Also Called: Reh Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher
Friendliness High
Kid Friendly High
Pet Friendly High
Exercise Needs Moderate
Playfulness High
Energy Level High
Trainability Average
Intelligence High
Tendency To Bark Low
Amount Of Shedding Low

The Miniature Pinscher is a small and lively breed of dog.

Breed Overview

  • Group: Pinscher
  • Life Span: 10-15 years
  • Height: Small
  • Weight: Small
  • Coat: Short and smooth
  • Coat Colors: Red,Stag red,Black and tan
  • Litter Size: 3-4
  • Family: Pinscher
  • Hypoallergenic: false
  • Recognition: AKC
  • Size: Small

Training and Care

Miniature Pinschers need regular brushing and bathing, and nails should be clipped regularly. They can be obedience trained with patience and consistency.

Diet and Nutrition

Miniature Pinschers should have a high-quality, commercial diet that is designed for small breeds. Fresh, clean water should be available at all times.

Health Problems

Miniature Pinschers may be prone to patellar luxation, eye problems, and intervertebral disc disease. They may also have dental problems due to their small size.

Breed History

The Miniature Pinscher is a very old breed, having been around since the 1700s. It is believed to be the ancestor of the Doberman Pinscher and was originally used to hunt vermin.

Where to Buy or Adopt

Miniature Pinschers can be found through breeders or at shelters and rescue organizations. The cost of a puppy can range from $500 to $1,500, depending on the breeder and the animal’s pedigree.

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