Advice 1: How to care for dwarf Pinscher

Many Amateur breeders are limited to a small area of housing, making it virtually impossible the maintenance of dogs of large breeds. The compact size of the miniature Pinscher is ideal for dog owners living in apartment buildings. The dog, reaching to the withers of some 30 cm, smooth, very loyal to the owner and shows great quality watchdog.
Miniature Pinscher in front
Accurate information about the origin of dog breeds miniature Pinscher miniature Pinscher or not, but assumed that she was bred in Germany about three years ago. The Germans often call this breed the miniature Dobermans for external similarity.

The "right" body shape, small size, muscular in development, and the playful nature of the dog influenced the significant spread of the breed among dog lovers.

"Riding pony of the poor" - the name of the breed the miniature Pinscher received because of the high lifting of the front legs when walking. Such an interesting gait resembles the movement of a riding horse.

Caring for a dog

Care for dwarf Pinscher is quite simple. The dog rose obedient, it is necessary to accustom since the childhood. For toilet training a puppy on the street have to be walked several times a day. Some owners prefer to do the toilet for a little dog of reusable diapers. However, this walking does the dog not the breed requires walking, a little Jogging for proper formation of the skeleton and muscle mass. Despite the small stature, the miniature Pinscher is quite muscular.

Clean the ears and eyes is also necessary from an early age then the adult dog will normally apply to these procedures. The auricle should be cleaned with soft and wet cloth.

Despite the fact that Pinscher has a short coat, it also needs regular combing. This procedure allows not only to eliminate unwanted dead hair, but also improve blood circulation.

Feed the miniature Pinscher can be readily feed for dogs of small breeds or natural food. When feeding natural products should be aware that with 5-6 weeks the puppy should regularly give the meat. Approximately 40% of the diet of an adult dog should be proteins – beef, chicken or horse meat, 30% plant foods, such as oatmeal or buckwheat.

Possible trouble

The miniature Pinscher is not a dog problem from the point of view of diseases. However, any caring owner should preventively regularly drive your pet to the vet.

When the puppy turns 7 months, it is necessary to be vaccinated against rabies. Before this time the vaccine is not worth doing, since the formation of the skeleton.

Frequent problems in this breed are eye. They often suffer from cataracts and glaucoma. The observation of the eye condition miniature Pinscher will avoid, or at least the time to identify these problems.

Another feature of the dog is its short coat that does not protect from the cold. Therefore, in order to avoid hypothermia while Hiking in the cold season, the dog's body should be protected with special clothing for dogs.

The miniature Pinscher will be a great friend and a pet in every home, he gets along great not only with adults but also with children.

Advice 2 : How to look like pinchers

Pinschers are different: small and large, smooth-haired and quite hairy, black and red, utility, and decorative. However, all representatives of this breed group have common features.
Dwarf or miniature, Pinscher (miniature Pinscher)
According to the classification of the International canine Federation (FCI), Pinscher and enter the second group of breeds of dogs: "Pinscher and Schnauzer, Molossoid and Swiss mountain and cattle dogs". Currently known types of this subgroup:
- Doberman;
German Pinscher;
- miniature Pinscher (also known as the miniature Pinscher or miniature Pinscher;
- Affenpinscher,
- the Austrian Pinscher.
The Doberman Pinscher is the largest of the Pinscher, the height at the withers dogs may reach 72 inches. Ears and tail cropped, but lately, under pressure of animal rights activists, you can meet and "natural" Dobermans. The breed was bred in the German town of Apolda in the late 19th century by Friedrich Louis Dobermann, in honor of which got its name.

As suggested by some modern scholars, in the breeding of a Doberman crossed shorthaired shepherd, Rottweiler, black and podpolye Terriers and smooth-haired German Pinschers, who gave the descendants of their best qualities. Dogs of this breed are easily recognizable: the black - or chocolate-podpolye and lean, they in any weather and look elegant.

Pinschers are active, full of energy, well trained, and enough contact, however, friendly to the children. Have a good sense of smell - that are widely used in police and army in a number of European countries. Previously, these dogs were also widely known as the Doberman Pinscher.
The German Pinscher looks like a Doberman, but smaller - breed dogs that achieve a growth of 45-50 cm. They are endurance and even temperament. In the past they were used by German farmers to protect and the protection of possessions, and was also accompanied by owners during travel. The descendants of the German Pinscher, bred Dobermann, have become in recent years and more popular than their ancestors. As a result, by the middle of last century the breed was almost on the verge of extinction. Only through the efforts of a small group of enthusiasts the breed was saved. Played a major role in this Werner Jung, traveled all over Germany to gather the remaining Pinschers that were once very popular. Currently, the breed is starting to gain popularity.
The Austrian Pinscher was bred in Austria, where it was used extensively as a herding breed. Also, these dogs are well proven, protecting the granaries from rats. In the past there was a separate "Austrian shorthaired Pinscher", but they were United with the Austrian Pinschers, forming one breed. Their external characteristics are very diverse - the dogs were bred to work, not for exhibitions. It is known that they often shed, and their coat can be different shades, including red. White markings permitted.
The miniature Pinscher, also known as dwarf or miniature Pinscher is the smallest of the representatives of this subgroup rocks. These are usually small dogs, up to 25-30 cm tall, brown or black-podpalyj. Looks like a reduced copy of a Doberman or German Pinscher. Dogs are quite energetic and muscular, ears and tails cropped at the request of owners.
Affenpincher small size, however, due to the hard coat visually seem a little more than their dwarf counterparts Pinschers. The name of the breed from the German word Affe which means monkey - like snout dogs do often resembles this animal. Affenpincher, according to some experts, appeared in the 17th century, but then they were much larger. As working dogs, these Pinschers fought with rodents in kitchens, barns and stables. At the present time there are affenpincher different colors: grey, yellow, black, taupe and red, blue, black and podpolye and black with gray (so-called "pepper and salt").
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