Group : Companion Dogs
Weight : 8 - 10 Pounds
Height : 9 - 12 inchs
Color(s) : Solid clear red. Stag red (red with intermingling of black hairs). Black with sharply outlined rust-red markings on cheeks, lips, lower jaw, throat, twin spots higher than eyes and chest, lower 1/2 forelegs, inside hind legs and vent region, lower portion of hocks and feet. Black pencil stripes on toes. Chocolate with rust-red markings an equivalent as nominal for blacks, except brown pencil stripes on toes.
Coat : Smooth, onerous and short, straight and lustrous, closely adhering to and uniformly covering the body.
Distinct Feature : Miniature Pinschers have a wide muzzle, narrow head, and erect ears, which may be cropped. They have small, round and an erect tail which is usually docked. The Miniature Pinscher has a smooth, graceful gait.
ACTIVITY : The Miniature Pinscher needs regular opportunities to exercise as it is extremely energetic. Most of its needs can be met through indoor play. The Miniature Pinscher is well suited to apartment life.
TEMPERAMENT : Fearless animation, complete willpower, and spirited presence. Disqualifications: below ten inches or over 12½ inches tall. Any color aside from listed. Thumb mark (patch of black hair enclosed by rust on the front of the forelimb between the foot and also the wrist; on chocolates, the patch is chocolate hair). White on any a part of dog that exceeds ½ in. in its longest dimension.
CHARACTER :The pinscher is structurally a well balanced, sturdy, compact, short-coupled, smooth-coated dog. He naturally is well pomaded, proud, vigorous and alert. Characteristic traits ar his hackney-like action, fearless animation, complete willpower, and his spirited presence.