The Miniature Pinscher was brought to the US during the early 20th century and was officially registered by the AKC in 1925. The Min Pin's popularity has continued to grow over the years.
Stag red (red with some black hairs)
Black with rust markings
Chocolate with rust markings
About the Breed:
The Min Pin has erect ears that may or may not be cropped, and a tail that may or may not be docked. Its coat is smooth, shiny and very short. The Min Pins requires no more than basic grooming care. Its coat should be brushed weekly or more to maintain a healthy, shiny appearance. The breed tends to shed at a relatively low rate.
Min Pins are very active, energetic dogs that need plenty of exercise. The breed is generally fearless and bold, often called the "King of the Toys." Proper training is an absolute must with this breed. The Min Pin is quite smart and tends to respond very well to training. However, without effective training, the breed can also become stubborn and unruly. Either way, the Min Pin can be considered quite the character, so expect to be entertained by its antics.
The Min Pin's lively attitude and dynamic personality makes it a great companion for the right home. With appropriate socialization, Min Pins may be able to get along well with children if raised with them and properly socialized. Though the Min Pin can be an affectionate companion, this is no lap dog. The breed does best in an active but attentive household.
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