Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher Miniature Pinscher


The Miniature Pinscher was originally developed in Germany to hunt rats and other vermin in homes, shops and stables however nowadays he makes an excellent family companion. The average height of a Miniature Pinscher is 10 inches to 1 foot weighing about 8 to 11 pounds. They have a lifespan of 10 to 14 years.


Originally developed in Germany to hunt vermin the Miniature Pinscher is also known as “The King of The Toys”. He is a small type of dog breed very playful, active and full of energy. He makes a great companion for active families and loves to chase anything that moves. The Miniature Pinscher loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he can become bored and might become very loud and destructive. The Miniature Pinscher is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference if you want to have an obedient and well behaved dog without any type of dog behavior problems.

Miniature Pinscher Training:

Miniature Pinscher is a very intelligent dog breed. They can learn new commands very quickly which makes them quite easy to train. Usually they enjoy any type of activity so basic dog training will not be a problem for them. In fact it can be something that they will really enjoy.

Miniature Pinscher Shedding:

To be honest, the Miniature Pinscher is shedding a lot of hair. You cannot do anything to stop this but if you want to prevent having hair all over your home you should do proper brushing every day. Keep in mind that with a proper brushing you will rarely find hair on your couch, carpets and other places in your home.

Miniature Pinscher Grooming:

The Miniature Pinscher, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Miniature Pinscher History:

The Miniature Pinscher was originally developed in in Germany in the 19th century probably around the year 1895 with the main purpose to hunt and exterminate rats and other vermin that were present in shops, homes and stables.

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