Type: The Miniature Pinscher (Zwergpinscher or Min Pin) is a small breed of dog originating from Germany. The breed's earliest ancestors may have included the German Pinscher mixed with Italian greyhounds and dachshunds
Height: 10-12 inches.
Weight: 8-10 lbs.
Coat: The coat is short and smooth, with no undercoat. Available colors include solid red, stag red, blue stag red, chocolate stag red, fawn stag red, as well as black, chocolate, blue, and fawn with tan points or rust points.
Description: The Miniature Pinscher is a bold and bright companion dog, agile, trainable, and with a famous — or infamous — sense of humor. He’s eager to participate in family outings, long walks, and organized canine activities such as agility and obedience. But the real secret of his success as a pet is his deep love and loyalty for his owner.The Miniature Pinscher is not a scaled-down Doberman, although he is fearless and makes a terrific watchdog. Known as the “King of the Toys,” this little fireball is best suited to an experienced owner who can manage his willful nature. On the plus side, his antics are pure entertainment, and he is simple to groom.
Special Needs: Lots of exercise, socialization and training.
Life Span: 10-14 years.