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Miniature Pinscher


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Male 8 - 10 pounds (4 - 5 kg)
Female 8 - 9 pounds (4 kg)

Male 10 - 12 inches (25 - 30 cm)
Female 10 - 11 inches (25 - 28 cm)

Smooth, Short haired, easy to groom.

Coat Colors:
Brindle, Apricot, Fawn, White markings on chest, feet, chin.

Life span:
15 or more years.

Health Issues:
Generally Healthy.

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This little guy is a small energetic dog with great intelligence and courage. He is very loyal and, if he is well trained, will get along with children. This breed needs a lot of exercise, let’s say about 20 to 30 minutes daily.

The Mini Pinscher enjoys sleeping in comfortable cushioned areas. You might find him sleeping on or under anything he might find comfortable enough to take his naps. You should never take him outdoors without his leash because they are used to chase anything that moves on the floor.

Is the Mini Pinscher a small Doberman? In fact, he is not. Both, the Doberman and the Miniature Pinscher come from the German Pinscher, but the relation ends there. The Mini Pinscher was bred 50 years before the Doberman.

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