Miniature Pinscher

alert, fearless, assertive

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Country of origin: Germany
Breed group: Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs - Group 2 (FCI); Toy Group (AKC, KC)


Size: very small
Coat: short, smooth
Colour: black and tan, red
Life expectancy: 12-16 years


Lively, spirited, self assured Pinscher in miniature with a well balanced, sturdy, compact physique and smooth, shiny coat.

Hackney Gait

In the USA and the UK the Min Pin has been developed with a high-stepping "Hackney" action, reminiscent of a Hackney horse at the trot. However, the FCI Standard judges the Hackney gait to be a fault.
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