Miniature pinscher


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Miniature pinscher

a very small (10 lb), lively dog with very short coat in solid red, brown, blue, chocolate or black, with tan markings on the face, throat, chest and legs. The ears may be erect, dropped, or cropped where practiced. The tail is docked. Sometimes regarded as a miniature Doberman pinscher. Called also 'Minpin' and Roe terrier.
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Some of the most common dog breeds affected are Bichon Frise, Boston Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Chihuahua, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Schnauzer, Pekingese, Pomeranian, Poodle, and Pug.
Karen A Crandell, selectmen's secretary and a client of Oxford Animal Hospital, said she received a card from the hospital about a month ago, reminding her to make an appointment for Chewie, her 2-year-old Chihuahua- miniature pinscher mix.
On a recent Wednesday morning, there was Barney the dachshund, Amber the yellow Labrador retriever, Dixie the English bulldog, Cha-Vez the pit bull, pugs Max and Rocky, Christie the miniature pinscher, Cody the schnauzer, Stella the border collie, Zerbey the Rottweiler, Sam the Chesapeake Bay retriever, Charlie the Newfoundland, Jack the Australian shepherd mix, Gus the Shar-Pei - all housed in cages in one building.

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