Doug - Miniature Pinscher (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Kanab, UT

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Organization Name: Best Friends Animal Society
Location: Kanab, UT 84741
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(435) 644-2001


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Breed: Miniature Pinscher
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Doug

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 11/29/2016
Location: Kanab, UT 84741
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
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Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher (short coat). Food is definitely the way to Doug's heart. He likes peoplem but is pretty particular about handling and does not enjoy being picked up. He does like going for walks with people he knows and being gently petted. Born in 2005, he's an independent guy but he also knows how to be social. Doug is crate trained and he likes to sunbathe. He gets along well with most other dogs but is also fine with being the only dog. Doug's ideal home would be one with respectful adults who can appreciate his independent streak and won't mind giving him the space he needs.

Miniature Pinscher

A.K.A. : Zwergpinsche, Min Pin, King of the Toys
Overview: The Miniature Pinscher is a small dog, but has the energy and ego of a dog twice his size. Always up for fun and exercise, this breed makes a great family pet.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 8-10
Height (in): 10-12.5
Colors: Clear red, stag red, black and tan, chocolate and tan.
Coat: Hair is smooth, short and lustrous, also hard.
Character: Miniature Pinschers are alert, bold, and lively.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, as long as the kids are not too rough. Some of these dogs tend to be aggressive with other dogs and strangers. However, this behavior is not common as long as proper socialization has taken place at an early age
Care: Its coat is virtually carefree, requiring only occasional brushing to remove dead hair.
Training: This breed requires consistency in training. They are eager to learn and obey commands very quickly.
Activity: The Miniature Pinscher requires regular opportunities to run and play.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is very healthy, although some may have under active thyroid and hip dysplasia.
Life Expectancy: 12-14

More About Miniature Pinscher Breed
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