Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher is a small, compact dog with an arched neck and muscular body. This breed weighs about 12 pounds and stands at a height of about 10 to 12 inches. Its short, smooth coat comes in a range of colours such as black with rust markings, stag red, chocolate with tan, solid red, and fawn with rust points.

History

The Miniature Pinscher is distinctly a German breed that resulted from crossing the short-haired German Pinscher, Italian Greyhound, and the Dachshund. It was used as a barnyard ratter to control the population of rodents in stables. Introduced to America in the early 1990, it was given the name Pinscher (toy), which was officially changed to Miniature Pinscher in 1972.

Temperament

Although the Miniature Pinscher is small in size, it is extraordinarily energetic and tends to be stubborn and independent. It is also courageous, playful, intelligent, and loyal to its owner. It is a good family companion and always looks out for its owner and owner's property. Notorious for dashing...

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