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Learn all about Miniature Pinschers, also referred to as Minpins. Find Miniature Pinscher dog breed information and photos and more.

Miniature Pinscher Minpin Dog Breed Photo

The Miniature Pinscher Minpin Dog Breed in Brief:

Origin: Germany
Height: 10-12.5 inches at the shoulder
Weight:8-10 pounds
Exercise Needs: Low
Grooming Needs: Low
Life Expectancy: 15+ years
Good With Kids: No
Trainability: Medium
Common Misspellings: Minature Pinscher, Mini Pincher, Miniature Doberman, Miniature Pincher
Alternate Names: Minpin, Minpins

Often referred to as the hackney of the canine world, the Miniature Pinscher (or Min Pin as he is often called), is a very high-stepping, high-spirited dog. Small of size, but large in spirit, many people are surprised to learn that the Min Pin is not a shrunken Doberman Pinscher, as his name might imply, but something entirely different instead.

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