Milo - Miniature Pinscher (long coat) Dog For Adoption
Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Tonopah, AZ

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Date Listed: 10/29/2016
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Organization Name: Desert Dogs Rescue Inc.
Location: Tonopah, AZ 85354


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Breed: Miniature Pinscher
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Milo

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Black with Brown, Red, Golden, Orange or Chestnut
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 10/29/2016
Location: Tonopah, AZ 85354
Tags: Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Tonopah, AZ
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Long
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Affectionate
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other

Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher (long coat). Found running on interstate. Very sweet and very tiny. About 6 pounds. Loves to be held and be with people. Needs a good home.

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

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