Miniature Pinscher

Originated in Germany as a ratter and companion dog, the Miniature Pinscher in fun loving and has a high self-esteem. Also known as 'Min Pins' they may be one of out most underrated small dogs. The word 'pinsch' means to snatch or grab. Some still retain this instinct.

Height

25-30cm at the shoulder

Weight

5-7kg

 

Lifespan

14-17 years

 

Colour

Red, Black and Tan, Chocolate and Tan

 

Exercise

Needs vigirous exercise as they are high energy, daily walk is required.

 

Grooming

Quick daily brush is required to remove lose hairs

 

Temperament

Small, hardy and portable, they can be taken anywhere. They are noisy barkers and may irritate neighbours. Good with children and can easily live indoors. Spirited, inquisitive, bold and lively. Very stubborn but wants to please.