Toy Dogs

Miniature Pinscher – Toy

Miniature Pinscher – Toy

Miniature Pinscher – Toy

Name Miniature Pinscher – Toy
Size Small
Grooming Easy to Moderate
Training Moderate
Exercise Daily 60 mins at least walks
Origins Germany

The Mini Pinscher from Germany!

Quick Overview of the Miniature Pinscher!

The Miniature Pinscher is known for being the "king of toys". This one breed is a very proud, fearless and fun loving dog of lustrous coat and a compact physique and has true personality within a dog. This dog is mainly from Germany as it has been around since the 1600s and the dog may have been sued for ratting or for companionship!

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Name:                                            Miniature Pinscher

Size:                                                    10 - 12.5inches

Weight:                                               8 to 10 lbs

Grooming:                                         Easy to Moderate

Exercise:                                             Daily walks/up to 60 minutes at least

Training:                                             Moderate training

Origins:                                               Germany

Lifespan:                                            12 to 16 years

Breed Type:                                        Working

History of this Dog Breed?

The Miniature Pinscher, also known as Min Pin and formally known in Germany as Zwerhpinscher, is a toy breed of dog that is typically from Germany. The dog was supposedly around from the 1600s in Germany and used as a companion and or for ratting. It is formally known that the pinscher, in the early 1800s, had a resemblance to the German roe (reh) deer.

At the beginning of the 20th century, this breed of dog started to become more and more popular in Europe and America, and after a while, it was added to the AKC, American Kennel Club, well before the 20th century it was recognized in the AKC, it is known that it was added in 1925. They increasingly got popular around the 20th century.

Fun Facts About Your Miniature Pinscher!

Love them or hate them, here are some Five Minutes Spare hard facts that may or may not entertain you:

  • This dog breed is known for being the "king of toy" dogs.
  • As they were believed to be a companion in the late 1600s, they are known for being a cuddly and caring type of dog that loves to feel loved by others.
  • They are one of the smartest toy dogs

3 fun facts that some people may not of known about this rare type of dog!

Are They Hard to Train?

Miniature Pinscher are known for being smart and very loveable towards their families, they can be quite independent and may test the owners limits. Being very obedient is a must for this type of dog, and or it is a good idea. Early socialisation and puppy training classes are recommended for this dog.

 Do they Need lots of Exercise?

The Miniature Pinscher is known for needing a lot of exercise as they are very active and athletic, they require at least 60 minutes and a run around.

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