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.
25-30cm at the shoulder
Red, Black and Tan, Chocolate and Tan
Needs vigirous exercise as they are high energy, daily walk is required.
Quick daily brush is required to remove lose hairs
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.