Miniature Pinscher Dog Breed

Thinking of getting a Miniature Pinscher Dog and want to know if a Miniature Pinscher is suitable for your household?

Use the Miniature Pinscher information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Miniature Pinscher and more.

Miniature Pinscher Facts

  • Name: Miniature Pinscher
  • Other Names: Min Pin, King Of The Toys, Reh Pinscher, Zwergpinsc
  • Origin: Germany
  • Breed Group: Toy (AKC:1925)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Miniature Pinscher Dog Facts

Miniature Pinscher Information

The square-proportioned miniature pinscher has a compact, sturdy body with moderate tuck up and sort coupling. Its hallmark traits are its spirited animation, complete self-possession and high-stepping hackney gait. It is upstanding and alert. The coat is smooth, hard and short. It is among the most athletic of toy breeds.

Among the most energetic of all breeds, the min pin is a perpetual motion machine. It is busy, inquisitive, playful, bold and brash. It retains terrier-like traits and tends to be stubborn and independent. It can be scrappy with other dogs and may chase small animals. It is reserved with strangers.

What to do if you lose your Miniature Pinscher

If your Miniature Pinscher Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.

3. Contact the nearby vet clinics to see if anyone has brought in your lost pet.

4. Contact the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.

What to do if you find a lost Miniature Pinscher

If you find a Miniature Pinscher Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Call the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your suburb.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and phone the registered owner of the pet.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.