Is a
Miniature Pinscher the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Miniature Pinscher

Choosing a Miniature Pinscher as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

A smaller version of the standard Pinscher with the same confident, brave and fearless attitude.Much more terrier like than toy.
Suitable Owners

Active, confident owner prepared to spend time with this independent, playful and active dog
Origins

Originates from Germany, bred originalyy to hunt vermin especially in stables and farmyards.
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

Toy
Coat:

Smooth, short and hard coat
Grooming:

Needs little grooming but does shed hair so brush as required
Average Height:

 25-30 cms. 10 - 12 ins.
Average Weight:

 4-5 kgs, 8-10 lbs
Colour:

 Black, chocolate or blue with tan markings or can be solid red
Temperament:

 Feisty, independent, brave, curious dogs that are constantly busy, Intelligent and easy to train, a good family dog easy to train and god with children and other animals
 Exercise:

 Medium exercise requirements but are always busy both in the home and on walks
Average Lifespan: 

13-14 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Can be a problem on walks if of the lead, they can run off ignoring recalls.

Potential Health Concerns



Possible leg. hip and eye problems.
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