The Miniature Pinscher Dog Breed is a Toy dog breed that has lots of energy. This breed was originally bred as a rat hunter so it is similar in some ways to the Terrier dog breeds. They can be stubborn and are energetic.
Personality and Attitude
This is a breed that is very loyal and protective to its owner. This energetic dog is usually described as spirited and alert. They make good watch dogs as they bark when new people approach the house. However, they need training so that they understand who is in charge in the house. Otherwise they may think they are the boss of the house. And like all dogs they need socialization.
The min pin is an intelligent dog that is very good once it has training and socialization. They are very outgoing and playful
Their origins as rat hunters sometimes show through in that they are quite fearless and independent. They will challenge any animal they come across (large or small). This is why socialization is so important.
This may not be the best breed for small spaces due to their energy level and activity level
Size and Appearance
The Min Pin is a small, athletic, dog breed weighing 8 to 12 pounds (4–6 kg) and standing 10 – 13 inches (25-32cm). They have a short and smooth coat, with a wide range of colors. Their colors range from red, black, or chocolate and they often have tan or rust markings. Some dogs will have a blue color. Their coat is easy to care for.
They have an upright, thin tail (if it is not docked) and upright pointed ears. They have long legs and small paws. Their muzzle is sturdy in appearance and they have bright, oval eyes.
Over all their body has an athletic appearance.
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