Miniature Pinscher Puppies

Miniature Pinscher Puppies

The Miniature Pinscher is a small dog that originated from Germany. Its original ancestors are the dachshunds and the Italian greyhounds. Kennel clubs’ list this breed under the Companion Group or the Toy Group. This breed is known colloquially as the King of the Toys. In the US, the breed was known only as Pinscher until after 1972 when its name was changed to miniature pinscher.


In appearance, the San Diego Miniature Pinscher puppies are compact, short, smooth coated and well balanced. They are naturally alert, proud, well groomed and vigorous. They have a spirited presence and hackney-like action. Their legs are straight and the tail is usually docked and the ears cropped. Ear cropping is no longer a requirement.

The coat is short and smooth. It comes in such colors as solid red, blue stag red, stag red, fawn stag red, chocolate, fawn with tan, black and rust tan points. Occasionally, the breed will have a white patch on its neck or the breast area.


The Miniature Pinscher puppies San Diego are courageous and proud. They are loyal to their master, high spirited and very alert. They are also energetic, intelligent, brave and lively. The breed has been known to be good with other pets and kids. All in all, it is important to note that the behavior of the Miniature Pinscher puppy San Diego will depend on the traits of the master. A meek master will certainly cause the dog to develop undesirable behaviors such as the small dog syndrome. If you are not a good pack leader, the dog will become hard headed, protective and at times become aggressive. You need to make sure it understands the rules and that you correct him gently for doing something wrong.

The San Diego Miniature Pinscher puppies have a craving to learn. They learn pretty fast. They may be aloof with strangers. They need socialization and adequate training while still puppies. You need also to understand that this dog may chew on small objects and choke on them. Refrain from overfeeding and set boundaries. Sufficient exercising will help deal with most of the negative behaviors.


The Miniature Pinscher puppies San Diego are generally healthy. All in all, you need to make regular appointments to the vet for checkups. You should also feed him healthy diets.


The best care to the San Diego Miniature Pinscher puppy is the daily walks. The dog does well with plays especially on the yard. All in all, you need to understand that play will not fulfill the dog’s primal instinct to walk. Sufficient exercising will shed the excess natural energy and avoid the development of behavioral problems. With sufficient exercises, this dog will be okay in an apartment life.

The coat of the dog is smooth and short. This makes grooming easy. Combing and brushing will help remove loose hairs. You should only bathe when absolutely necessary.

Average Size

Height: 10 to 12 inches

Weight: 8 to 10 pounds

Life expectancy

About 15 years

Typical use

Family dog

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