The Miniature Pinscher, also known as the Min Pin, Mini Pinscher, and Zwergpinscher is a small breed of dog that belongs to the pinscher type originated in Germany. Mini pinscher looks similar to a Doberman in appearance, but Mini pinscher is much older breed and smaller in size than Doberman they were both bred to hunt vermin, primarily rats, in homes and stables.
Miniature Pinscher Appearance
Miniature Pinscher is the small breed of dog, weighs around 3.6 to 4.5 kg. and their height is around 10 to 12.5 inches, they are structurally a well balanced, sturdy, compact dog. According to AKC Min Pin has a docked tail and cropped ears, and their legs are straight with no bending in or out. They are very charismatic with their short, and sleek coat with no undercoat, the most common colors of their fur include red, black and rust, and chocolate and rust.
Like other breeds of dogs, it is recommended to brush their fur occasionally. It is better to bathe and groom them as necessary and used the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft and smell good. It is best to keep their dental hygiene and nail care properly, periodontal disease is very common to dog whatever their size, brush their teeth several times a week to help remove tartar and bacteria and maintain the good condition of their teeth. Trim their nails once or twice a month to prevent injury in your dogs, long nails can also cause arthritis or other health concern in dogs. Short, neatly trimmed nails keep the feet in good condition and prevent our dog’s legs from getting scratched when they excitedly jump up to greet us.
Miniature Pinscher Personality
Min pin dog is an energetic, outgoing, independent, and fearless breed of dog, they are not ideal for the first time fur parent. Min pin enjoy and love the company of its owner, they are very alert and wary to the stranger that makes them good as a watchdog, it is ideal for them to live in the house that has a yard where they can run freely.
Mini pinscher is a stubborn breed when it comes to training, but once trained they will obey commands well. Early socialization can make them good to other animals in the house, they are also a good playmate to the children as long as we teach the children how to handle the dogs for the safety of the dogs and the children itself.
Miniature Pinscher Health
Min pin has an average life span of 15 years, they are generally healthy but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.
|Hip Dysplasia||It is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.|
|Allergies||It is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the body’s immune system of your dogs.|
|Retinal Dysplasia||It can reduce the vision of your dog’s eye and is usually a genetically inherited condition. This condition does not cause your pet any pain.|
|Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease||Legg-Perthes is the condition where the blood supply to the head of the femur (the large rear leg bone) is decreased, and the head of the femur that connects to the pelvis begins to disintegrate. The first symptoms, limping and atrophy of the leg muscle, usually occur when puppies are four to six months old. Surgery can correct the condition, usually resulting in a pain-free puppy.|
How much is Miniature Pinscher?
First, look for a legit seller or breeder of Mini pinscher.
The legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs.
In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $1500 – $3000 to min pin puppies.
The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.
Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay for the rest of their life.
Note: The expenses of Taking care of a Dogs does not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your Dog you must provide their necessary needs, like Visit Vet ones a year for their health check-up, Complete and follow up Vaccinations, Foods and provide Vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is Time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…