Miniature Pinscher Breed Profile


Among the endearing traits of the Miniature Pinscher is that they are energetic, playful, friendly, hyper and friendly.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog tends to be One Person or Two person animals. However, if they are raised with well behaved older children from puppyhood, then they can be a great pet for children. Not recommended for children under 5.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan for a Min Pin is around 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 8 to 12 lbs.

Common Diseases

Not Documented.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking can be done with patience. Shedding is average, brush every other day to maintain.

Best Owner Compatibility

This breed of dog can be suitable for apartment and condo dwellers. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a huge yard to play in as these dogs need tons of exercise despite their small size and lots of love and attention to give.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

You can expect to pay around $675+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

This breed of dog can get extremely territorial, so it is best to have its own place to sleep at night.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog makes for a good watchdog.

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