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23 Miniature Pinscher Mixes

Fun-loving and fearless, the Miniature Pinscher is a pint-sized pup with a big personality. Measuring only about 10 to 12 inches in height, this lively and loyal dog is great for families with children, couples, and singles.

If you’re interested in adding a Min-Pin to your household, you can either get a purebred one or a designer Miniature Pinscher hybrid. Here are 23 fantastic Miniature Pinscher mixes to choose from!

Top 23 Miniature Pinscher Mixes:

1. American Hairless Min Pin (American Hairless Terrier x Miniature Pinscher)

Developed by breeding a Miniature Pinscher with an American Hairless Terrier, this unique little dog has large, pointy ears and a playful personality! This designer dog barely tips the scale at 20 pounds or less and can come with or without fur.

2. American Rat Pinscher (American Rat Terrier x Miniature Pinscher)

If you love terriers, the American Rat Pinscher could be the perfect pup for you! A cross between a Miniature Pinscher and an American Rat Terrier, this hybrid dog is typically brown, black, or tan.

3. Meagle (Beagle x Miniature Pinscher)

The mild-mannered Meagle has a Miniature Pinscher parent and a Beagle parent. She can either have the long legs of a Min-Pin or the compactness of a Beagle. Meagles are high-energy dogs and can be yappy.

4. Min Pin Frise (Bichon Frise x Miniature Pinscher)

Created by breeding a Bichon Frise with a Miniature Pinscher, this sassy dog can have wiry or silky hair. A Min Pin Frise can develop deep bonds with his pet parents, leading to separation anxiety if he’s left alone for endless hours.

5. Bospin (Boston Terrier x Miniature Pinscher)

A dapper and jaunty designer dog, the Bospin is a cross between a Boston Terrier and Miniature Pinscher. With oversized ears and buggy eyes, this comical pup is impossible not to love!

6. King Pin (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel x Miniature Pinscher)

A King Pin is a cross between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Miniature Pinscher. While his name might suggest that this dog is a natural-born leader, the King Pin needs an experienced owner to take the lead and properly train and socialize him.

7. Chipin (Chihuahua x Miniature Pinscher)

The chipper little Chipin is a cross between a Miniature Pinscher and a Chihuahua. Petite yet protective, this small dog will always keep a watchful eye over your home.

8. Cockapin (Cocker Spaniel x Miniature Pinscher)

The Cockapin is a Miniature Pinscher and Cocker Spaniel mix. He can inherit the Cocker Spaniel’s longer coat or the Min-Pin’s short, sleek fur. This designer dog is brown, black, or tan.

9. Corpin (Corgi x Miniature Pinscher)

The loyal and loving Corpin is a cross between a Corgi and a Miniature Pinscher. With stubby legs, big ears, and a compact body, this hybrid dog breed is truly something special to see!

10. Doxie-Pin (Dachshund x Miniature Pinscher)

The debonair Doxie-Pin was developed by crossing a Dachshund with a Miniature Pinscher. This small dog has a big city attitude and always needs to be the center of attention.

11. French Pin (French Bulldog x Miniature Pinscher)

A crossbreed of the French Bulldog and Miniature Pinscher, the French Pin has huge ears and a heartwarming personality. This breed isn’t extremely energetic and can thrive in an apartment setting.

12. Italian Grey Min Pin (Italian Greyhound x Miniature Pinscher)

This designer breed was the result of crossing a Miniature Pinscher with an Italian Greyhound. Smart as a whip and super speedy, this agile and athletic hybrid dog excels at agility courses.

13. Minnie Jack (Jack Russell x Miniature Pinscher)

Are you a Jill looking for her Jack? Then meet the Minnie Jack! A cross between a Miniature Pinscher and a Jack Russell, this sweet and spunky dog is great for families with kids as well as active singles.

14. Malti-Pin (Maltese x Miniature Pinscher)

The Malti-Pin is a hybrid of a Miniature Pinscher and a Maltese. They can small- to medium-sized dogs who love to play and learn new tricks.

15. Mini Fox Pinscher (Mini Fox Terrier x Miniature Pinscher)

A high-energy dog, the Mini Fox Pinscher was developed by mixing a Miniature Pinscher with a Mini Fox Terrier. This pocket-sized pup needs at least an hour of exercise every day to keep him happy and healthy.

16. Miniature Schnaupin (Mini Schnauzer x Miniature Pinscher)

The Miniature Schnaupin is a cross between a Miniature Pinscher and a Mini Schnauzer. With long hair and a charming personality, this laidback dog loves to cuddle with you on the couch for hours on end.

17. Peke-A-Pin (Pekingese x Miniature Pinscher)

The adorable face of the Peke-A-Pin will make you want to play peek-a-boo with this designer dog for hours on end! A cross between a Pekingese and a Miniature Pinscher, this fluff-ball is people-oriented and loves to please.

18. Pineranian (Pomeranian x Miniature Pinscher)

A Miniature Pinscher and Pomeranian mix, the playful Pineranian has huge, perky ears and is always eager to learn new tricks. This dog does best with an active and experienced owner.

19. Pinny Poo (Poodle x Miniature Pinscher)

The super-smart Pinny Poo was developed by breeding a Miniature Pinscher with a Poodle. Highly intelligent, this dog can effortlessly learn basic and complicated tricks. Positive reinforcement training methods work best for this designer dog breed.

20. Muggin (Pug x Miniature Pinscher)

We’re sure you’ll love the cute little mug on the Muggin! A Miniature Pinscher and Pug cross, this lively and loving dog is curious and loves to play.

21. Rat Pinscher (Rat Terrier x Miniature Pinscher)

A cross between a Rat Terrier and a Miniature Pinscher, this spunky little sparkplug is constantly on the go. The Rat Pinscher needs tons of physical and mental stimulation to prevent boredom and bad behavior.

22. Sheltie Pin (Shetland Sheepdog x Miniature Pinscher)

A mix of a Shetland Sheepdog and a Miniature Pinscher, the Sheltie Pin is as cute as pie! With long, silky hair and big ears, this dog is very smart and loves to please. Due to her high desire to herd, it’s critical to always supervise this dog when she’s interacting with your smaller pets, such as cats and bunnies.

23. Yorkie Pin (Yorkshire Terrier x Miniature Pinscher)

The Yorkie Pin is a hybrid breed created by breeding a Yorkie with a Miniature Pinscher. Peppy and playful, this designer dog can live to be 14 years old and is very easy to train.


If you’re on the hunt for a small dog with lots of love to give, a Miniature Pinscher mix could be the perfect pooch for you!

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Nicole Cosgrove

Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts’ knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.



Nicole Cosgrove

Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts' knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.


The Miniature Pinscher: 
Pint Size Doberman???

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The Miniature Pinscher, also called the Min Pin, is a sturdy, compact little dog. They have a lot of poise and are actually very tough, especially for their size. Despite their looks, they are not mini versions of the Doberman Pinscher, but perhaps cousins.

They are a breed of their own and actually arrived on the scene about 100 years before the Doberman even existed. One classic characteristic of the Min Pin is their trot.

They do not simply walk around like other breeds of dogs. They have a very specific pep to their step. The way that they walk is very often compared to that of a hackney horse. This hackney gait is absolutely adorable to watch and is one characteristic that is special to these little guys.

The Miniature Pinscher or Min Pin for short.

Are there Miniature Pinscher Hybrids?

Yes, absolutely.  Here are just a couple of popular mixes:

  • Pin-Tzu (Miniature Pinscher + Shih Tzu)
  • Sheltie Pin (Miniature Pinscher + Shetland Sheepdog)
  • Shiba Pin (Miniature Pinscher + Shiba Inu)
  • Silky-Pin (Miniature Pinscher + Silky Terrier)
  • Smooth Fox Pinscher (Miniature Pinscher + Smooth Fox Terrier)
  • Toy Fox Pinscher (Miniature Pinscher + Toy Fox Terrier)
  • Wire Fox Pinscher (Miniature Pinscher + Wire Fox Terrier)
Affection Level
Friendliness Towards Strangers
Good with Children
Good with Other Dogs
Good for First Time Owners
Exercise Needed
Ease of Training
Watch Dog Ability
Grooming Requirements
Cold Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Dog Breed Ratings Got You a Little Confused?
Here's a little help in understanding them

  • Playfulness:   Most Playful = 5    Least Playful = 1
  • Affection:  Most Affectionate = 5   Least Affectionate = 1
  • Friendliness Towards Strangers: Most Friendly = 5  Least = 1
  • Good With Children:  Great= 5    Not Good with Children = 1
  • Good With Dogs:  Great = 5   Not Good Around Dogs = 1
  • Good With First Time Owners:  Fine=5  Not Appropriate = 1
  • Exercise Required:  Extensive Daily Exercise = 1  Minimal = 1
  • Ease of Training:  Very Easy = 5     Difficult = 1
  • Watch Dog:  Excellent Watch Dog = 5  Minimal = 1
  • Grooming:  Time Consuming = 5   Minimal = 1
  • Shedding:  Heavy Shedder = 5     Minimal = 1
  • Cold Tolerance:  Well Tolerated = 5   Poor Tolerance = 1
  • Heat Tolerance:  Well Tolerated = 5  Poor Tolerance = 1

The Min Pins is small, yet they have a very regal bearing and are actually called ‘The King of the Toys’. They have cute little ears that are sometimes cropped, but sometimes kept natural looking. 

In some European countries, it is illegal to crop them so they will remain natural in a lot of cases. Their tail, however, is traditionally docked.  This breed has compact, catlike feet, which allow them to travel quickly and gracefully and add to the hackney trot.

These little guys are surprisingly playful and love to play with everyone and everything. They love to run around and are like little athletes. If a small, cute and playful dog is something you might be interested in, then check out the Miniature Pinscher, and you might have found your perfect match!

Quick Facts about the Miniature Pinscher:

Other Names Used: Min Pin, Zwergpinscher (Dwarf Biter), and King of the Toys

Affiliation: Toy group; AKC recognized in 1925, also UK (Companion ) CKC, FCI, UKC, NKC


     Height: Males: 10-12.5 inches, Females: 10-11 inches

     Weight: 5-10 pounds

Coat Type: Smooth and short, shiny coat

Colors: two shades of solid red, chocolate and rust, and black and rust

Country of Origin: Germany

Activity Level: High to Very High

Life Expectancy: 15+ years

Good with Children: with proper leadership and early training/socialization, these dogs are good with all children, including toddlers

Good with Other Pets: yes

Miniature Pinscher

History of the Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher

Experts claim that this breed goes back many centuries, but the exact origin of them isn’t very clear. The Miniature Pinscher was originally used for hunting small vermin, so they do have a little bit of Terrier in their blood.

They got their start in Europe where they were called “Zwergpinscher” which translates to Dwarf Biter. This breed is the descendant of the German Pinscher, but their dexterity and small size inherited by the Italian Greyhound and the Dachshund. 

Some think that the German Pinscher had something to do with how they look, and since Dobermans come from the German Pinscher, maybe that is why they look very similar to the Miniature Pinscher.

They were also used at barnyard ratters, and they controlled the rodent population in the stables. Min Pins are at the top of the charts in Europe for most popular toy dog, and the ratings are growing in American for this adorable breed.


How Active are Min Pins?

Oh, the Miniature Pinscher, where do we begin? To start, this is one of the most active and energetic breeds of dog you will ever see. They are extroverts who have this special zest for life and definitely will show it.

They need daily walks, in addition to other exercise to, maintain their small and compact physique.  If you are a very laid back person, or are thinking about bringing this dog into a very laid back family, then maybe this isn’t the breed for you. Min Pins are always on the move and need the exercise or they can develop behavioral issues or become sad or aggressive.

It is not a chore to watch these little guys run around the backyard and trot around. They are extremely poised, and the breed standard actually calls them the dogs with fearless animation.  Although they have a regal and pony-like gait, these are tough little dogs. They are excellent watchdogs and have great relationships with their families.

Do Min Pins Like to Dig?

Due to their Terrier and Dachshund roots, they do have a knack for burrowing. This may be a problem if they are outside trying to burrow out of your yard, but inside it is actually very entertaining and endearing. It is amusing to watch your little guy burrow in blankets or pillows for hours.

They are funny little dogs in general, but watch out because they are known to be escape artists. Keep this in mind if you leave a door or gate open. 

They should probably be supervised while playing outside, so you don’t end up misplacing your little pup.

Are Min Pins Easy to Train?

This breed is trainable, but they need lots of care and attention during it. This is a suitable breed for families, but owners must be very patient and understanding during training. 

You don’t necessarily need to be an experienced trainer, but it is necessary to be prepared for the experience.  It can sometimes take persistence and skill to train, but all the hard work is more than worth it when you have a beautifully trained Pinscher.

These are the types of dogs that definitely benefit from an understanding hand during training and do not do well with yelling or hitting of any kind.

If they are properly trained, then they will be willing and able to take on any task that they are presented with. It is essential to demonstrate authority early on, or training efforts could be tough. 

Can Min Pins be Left Alone While Working?

This is a type of dog that can suffer from Small Dog Syndrome, which is a syndrome in which the dog thinks that they are the owner and the boss. This could pose a problem in your household, and they need to be put in their place at a young age. With that being said, if they do get a proper socialization and training at a young age then you are golden.

They do not deal well with being left alone for long periods of time.  While most are not destructive, they will bark, whine and even howl.  If you work long hours, consider asking a friend to check in on your Pin or plan lunch breaks so you can be at home.

Do Miniature Pinschers Make Good Family Dogs?

They get along great with children of pretty much any age and other pets, as well.  They are adaptable and will do well with small living areas or apartments. 

If they do live in an apartment, they still require ample exercise to continue living a happy and healthy life.

This is a breed of dog that can get along with everyone and be very happy with very little. 

They are very tenacious and love to be active at all times. Other than that, you can bring a tough, loyal, playful, and cute dog into your home if you decide you want a Miniature Pinscher.

Are Min Pin Cuddly?

Miniature Pinschers love to snuggle and fit very easily on your lap.  That does not mean that you can sit for hours on end with a min pin on your lap.  They are active dogs and enjoy both active play and cuddle time.

Miniature Pinscher

Grooming the Miniature Pinscher

Grooming is very minimal for this breed because of their short and smooth coat. The grooming for the Min Pin is actually the easiest and most minimal of all the Pinschers.

This breed is an average shedder, so they do need to be brushed down occasionally to remove any loose hair. This can be done with a bristle brush or simply a warm washcloth.

They should be bathed when needed and their teeth, eyes, ears, and nails need to be tended to regularly like any other breed. Aside from that,  if you do not plan to spend a lot of time grooming a dog, then the Min Pin is the dog for you.

Keep in mind that these little dogs do not do well in cold temperatures so a sweater or coat will be needed in the winter.  They tolerate the heat much better than the cold.

Health Concerns:  Are Min Pins Healthy?

A litter of Min Pin puppies sitting on the grass.

This is generally a healthy breed, and the only real concern would be with their bones.  They have small bones that are also pretty brittle, so special care and attention is needed, so they don’t break their wrists jumping off chairs or couches at home. 

Puppy stairs, or blankets can be a quick fix to this problem, but it is best to make sure your pup doesn’t have to jump too far to get down from anything.

They have a long lifespan at 15+ years, but they do tend to like to overeat. This can be an easy fix with measured amounts of food only given to them at the set times for them to eat during the day.  Other than that, they have a couple of standard small dog breed health concerns, which include the following:

Patellar Luxation

Legg-Calves-Perthes disease

Progressive Retinal Atrophy


  • Very active and energetic
  • Make excellent watchdogs
  • Very loyal and loving to their family
  • Minimal grooming
  • Great with kids 


  • Can be escape artists
  • Brittle bones can be a concern
  • Not a lap dog, if that is what you’re looking for
  • Training takes time and patience
  • Can suffer from small dog syndrome

References and Book Recommendations

Breed Club:  Miniature Pinscher Club of America, Inc.

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The German Shepherd Miniature Pinschers mix is a hybrid dog breed that was bred by crossing a purebred German Shepherd and a purebred Miniature Pinscher.

As a breed with one large parent and one tiny parent, the Miniature Pinschers Shepherd sits somewhere in the middle with a compact and medium-sized build. 

The Min Pin Shepherd takes after the Miniature Pinschers’ playful and assertive nature, but they are also as alert and confident as their German Shepherd parent.

It’s as intelligent and cheerful as both parents, with a very active nature and lots of energy to expend. 

The Miniature Pinscher Shepherd is a novel dog waiting to be discovered, and here we discussed the characteristics of this interesting new breed.

Continue reading to learn more about the Min Pin Shepherd. 


  • The Min Pin Shepherd is a new hybrid that dates back to the last decades, it’s bred by crossing two hard-working and intelligent German dog breeds; the German Shepherd dog with the Miniature Pinschers.
  • It’s a medium-sized breed with an active personality, this dog is no couch potato. It needs to be kept active with exciting activities such as walking, running, playing fetch and dog training sessions. 
  • Although it’s a medium-sized dog, the Min Pin Shepherd is not a very good apartment dog because they require plenty of space to play and expend energy.
  • As a fairly new dog breed, the Min Pin Shepherd is yet to be officially recognized by kennels clubs, therefore, it’s features, personal traits and characteristics are not fully defined.
  • The Min Pin Shepherd is a good family dog and cheerful pet, however, they should never be left alone with other small pets and young children because they have the tendency to be dominant and bossy. 
  • They require proper house training and early socialization. And as very intelligent dogs, they respond well to training. 

Breed History

The Min Pin Shepherd is a fairly new dog breed that dates back to the late decade.

This hybrid dog is yet to be formerly recognized by any registry or kennel clubs, hence the history and purpose remains fuzzy at best.

However, we can try to understand this dog breed by taking a brief look at their parents; the German Shepherd and the Miniature Pinscher.

Meet The Parents of The Miniature Pinscher Shepherd

Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinschers is a small German dog originally bred to hunt rodents in homes and stables.

In Germany, it’s home country, this breed is known as Zwergpinscher — which loosely translates to dwarf vermin hunter.

Miniature Pinschers were bred by crossing three active dog breeds; the German Pinschers, Italian Greyhound and Dachshund. 

The Mini Pinscher dog dates back to several hundreds of years ago, around the 1890s, but it only caught the public eye after the first world war.

The very first Miniature Pinschers were imported into the United States around 1919, and in 1929 they became recognized by the American Kennel Club.

The Min Pin is a petite dog with an elegant and muscular body.

As a hunter, the Min Pin is full of energy, confident and fearless.

They tend to be very curious and alert, with an inclination to attack small objects, thanks to their innate hunting skills.

Today, the Miniature Pinscher is an excellent family pet and fondly called the “King of Toys.” 

German Shepherd Dog (GSD)

The German Shepherd is one of the most popular dogs in the world due to their intelligence, confidence and loyalty.

The dog breed dates back to the 19th century, when they were first bred as herding dogs. 

In his quest to find the ultimate German herding dog, Captain Max von Stephanitz, a German Calvary, cross-breed many working shepherd dogs and farm dogs from rural Germany to get the breed we now know as the German Shepherd. 

The German Shepherd dog was made popular in World War I, where it served as a messenger, rescue and Red cross dog.

In the US, this breed became popular when a German Shepherd named Rin-Tin-Tin appeared in several motion pictures and became an international movie star. 

The GSD is known for its agility, speed, intelligence and devotion, which makes them useful as police and military dogs.

It’s a big dog with an elegant build, well-muscled body and powerful physique. GSDs are generally easy-going and make excellent family pets. 

Size and life expectancy

As a medium-sized dog, the Min Pin Shepherd measures about 20 to 25 inches from paws to shoulder, and weighs between 45 and 60 lbs. This dog has an average lifespan of about 10 to 13 years. 


The Min Pin Shepherd is a medium-sized dog with a compact build and muscular body. These dogs will either have almond-shaped brown or black eyes with medium to long muzzles, semi-flopped ears and a brown or black nose. 

Like that of their German Shepherd parent, Min Pin Shepherds have a dense, medium-length double coat which can either be wiry or straight.

The coat is usually bi-coloured; mostly black with brown or tan patches around the face, belly, chest and legs. 


The Min Pin Shepherd is a fairly new dog, and as with all hybrid dogs, it can be difficult to clearly define their personality traits.

However, both the German Shepherd and Miniature Pinschers are very active, confident, intelligent and hardworking dogs, therefore, you’ll expect no less from their offspring. 

Miniature Pinscher Shepherds are confident, intelligent  and highly trainable dogs, they are alert and energetic.

Like their Miniature Pinscher parent, the Min Pin Shepherd is very inquisitive and will curiously explore her surroundings without reservations, hence they need to be closely watched and properly trained to prevent destructive habits. 

These hybrid dogs are naturally protective of what is theirs, they are fearless and make good guard dogs.

These dogs tend to be wary of strangers and will need early and proper socialization. Thankfully, they are very intelligent and easy to train, and they make good family pets. 

Potential health problems

When bred from healthy parents, a Min in Shepherd should be healthy. However, dogs can be prone to genetic health problems, and some breeds do have a high susceptibility to certain diseases. 

If you’re adopting a Miniature Pinscher Shepherd, ensure that it has healthy parents by asking the breeder for the health clearances, which is proof that the dogs were tested and cleared of certain health conditions. 

However healthy they may be, there are certain conditions that a Min Pin Shepherd may be susceptible to, and they include.

Canine Hip Dysplasia: this is a bone problem that affects several dog breeds, the condition is characterized by a thigh-bone that does not properly fit into the pelvic socket of the hip joint. Hip dysplasia tends to manifest later in a dog’s life, and symptoms will usually include lameness and pain on the affected one or both hind legs. Both the German Shepherd and Miniature Pinscher are susceptible to this condition, so it’s not unusual to see it in their offspring.   

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI): this is a genetic condition that affects the pancreas and destroys the cells responsible for producing digestive enzymes. A dog with EPI will be unable to digest food, and will show the following symptoms; loss of appetite, extreme weight loss, flatulence, and change in stool. EPI is usually not fatal, and can be completely treated when detected early. Diagnosis is by a simple blood test, and treatment involves adding pancreatic enzymes to the dog’s food. 

Legg-Calve Perthes Disease: this is another condition that affects the hip joint. This is a condition where the hip bone does not get adequate blood supply from the pelvic socket, and as a result starts to disintegrate. Symptoms of the Legg-Calve Perthes disease include limping, pain and atrophy of the leg muscle. This disease affects mostly small dog breeds like the Miniature Pinschers, and it can be corrected by a surgical procedure. 

Feeding and care

With a herding dog and hurting dog as parents, Min Pin Shepherds have enough energy to keep them going all day every day.

They are active dogs and will require enough daily exercise to prevent destruction. 

These cross-breed dogs are not cut out for a lazy lifestyle, they are no couch potatoes.

If you want a Min Pin Shepherd, then you should be ready to play fetch, go on walks, and engage in activities that are stimulating and exciting for your dog.

These dogs may not be the best breed for small apartments as they need enough space to run about, play around and generally stay active.

They are full of energy and, if not channelled properly, may lend to destruction. 

Feeding routine and diet shouldn’t be much different from other dogs, however, a hybrid dog like the Min Pin Shepherd needs a good amount of raw food diet, fish oil and supplements since it’s susceptible to bone diseases.

It’s always important to include only healthy foods, treats and adequate amounts of physical activity to avoid obesity. 

Coat colour and grooming

Miniature Pinscher Shepherds have bi-coloured short to medium-length coats; black and tan.

They don’t require excessive grooming, frequent coat brushing to remove trapped dirt and regular baths with a good dog shampoo is recommended.

These dogs will shed seasonally, especially during summer. Just like other dogs, their teeth should be brushed weekly, their nails should be trimmed monthly and ears should be de-waxed regularly to prevent infections.  

Children and other pets

These hybrid dogs are very friendly and make good family pets.

They have a dominant personality and shouldn’t be watched when playing with other pets, especially smaller pets.

Min Pin Shepherds are great with older kids, but should never be left alone with young children.

Closing Thoughts

As a fairly new hybrid dog, the Miniature Pinscher Shepherd is still a rare breed.

It’s an intelligent and highly-trainable dog with a cheerful disposition.

This dog is an excellent pet for families in urban or suburban homes with plenty of space for running, playing and staying active.

Since the Min Pin Shepherd is an uncommon breed, finding one for your family can be a challenge.

But if this dog fits the profile of your ideal family pet, make sure you adopt from only a reputable breeder or rescue group with health clearances for both parents to be sure you have a healthy dog.

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