The Miniature Pinscher is a well-balanced, small, sturdy, compact, short-coupled, smooth-coated dog who is proud, vigorous and alert. They are muscular, sleek dogs with square proportions and well-chiseled lines. These dogs are vibrant, vivacious and perky, fun loving extroverts who are great in the show ring or make clever companions. This breed does well as a house dog.
Black, blue, or chocolate.
This breed has a hard, smooth, short coat. This coat is easy to groom. This breed is an average shedder.
This is a very healthy breed. Prone to patella luxation and eye problems.
The Mini Pinscher is a hardy little fellow that is very demanding and headstrong. This proud, overly courageous breed is loyal to the masters, spirited and alert, with high energy. They are intelligent, lively and brave, moderately protective. Some can be very aggressive with other dogs, but they are generally good with other pets and children provided the children do not pester.
They are rather suspicious towards strangers, but their behavior depends entirely upon how they were brought up as young pups. It is certainly beneficial for its socialization to take the dog to puppy courses where it can meet other dogs and people. The Miniature Pinscher understands and obeys you very fast. This breed is often called “King Of The Toys.” Beware, this little dog will chew small objects and may choke on them. Do not overfeed this breed.
The Miniature Pinscher is good for apartment life if some form of exercise is given. They are very active indoors and will do okay without a yard. They should be protected from the cold.