Miniature Pinscher Breed Overview
The Miniature Pincher is a small, muscular dog that is full of energy. As a relatively old breed, we can say that Miniature Pinscher can be found in some manuscripts that are 200 years old. It was developed by a combination of Italian Greyhound and Dachshund. It is also considered that one of the ancestors is German Pinscher.
It was first developed as a working dog. The word Pinscher means terrier. This particular bred is very energetic, assertive and outgoing. They are also quite independent, but in the same time easy to train, especially if you don’t need any discipline.
Miniature Pinscher is known as a great watch dog, especially because they stand on their ground and bark on strangers without any additional problem. They have lots of energy if we compare that to their size, which means that they need lots of exercise in order to stay healthy. It is important to have a medium-sized backyard to let it run and explore.
They can grow up to 30 cm in height and weight up to 5 kg.
Their lifespan is approximately 15 years.
Suitability for Children – Medium
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Amount of hair shed – Moderate
Food Cost – upto $5
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $97