The Miniature Pinscher is a companion dog that originated in Germany. The breed was originally meant to become a mouse hunting dog.
Appearance & Grooming
The Miniature Pinscher is a small dog. They have a short, dense, and soft coat in chocolate, red, tan, black, and rust. The Miniature Pinscher sheds infrequently and does not require frequent brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Miniature Pinscher is intelligent, playful, confident, outgoing, and energetic. They tend to play well with older children and other dogs. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with younger children.
The Miniature Pinscher has a moderate activity level but they can still become overweight. The breed needs to be monitored for calorie consumption and weight.
The Miniature Pinscher is a clever and independent dog. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.