Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Pinscher
Size
Toy
Height
10 to 12.5 inches at the shoulders
Weight
8 to 10 pounds.
Coat
Short
Color
Solid red, black with red markings, or chocolate with rust markings
Energy
Medium
Activities
Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience

Alert, quick and spirited, the Miniature Pinscher is native to Germany where he was developed several centuries ago to rid barnyards of pests. A loyal watchdog, the Miniature Pinscher courageously challenges intruders with his bold, insistent bark. A good family companion well-suited for apartment life, the breed is intelligent but may be stubborn. Daily walks and playing fulfill the Miniature Pinscher’s exercise needs. His short coat only needs occasional brushing and bathing.

Did you know?

The Miniature Pinscher is nicknamed the “King of Toys.”

Training Miniature Pinschers

Whether it's basic obedience, flying disc or running, it's easy to unlock your dog's hidden potential with our free Purina Pro Plan P5 training app, available for IOS and Android.