15+ Historical Facts About Miniature Pinschers You Might Not Know

Pinschers as a breed have existed in Central Europe since the Middle Ages. These dogs were kept at the courts as good rat-catchers and simply as expensive decorations. Later, when the breed became more widespread, the pinschers began to be divided into various subspecies, and the so-called stable dog appeared in Germany – it is also a miniature pinscher. These loud-voiced little dogs still caught rats and protected the stables, warning of the approach of ill-wishers.

#1 The Miniature Pinscher, also known as the Miniature or Miniature Pinscher, is a breed that began to form at least two centuries ago in Germany.

#2 Experts do not doubt the fact that the dominant role in the breeding of the breed belonged to the short-haired German pinschers – dogs known in Europe since the Middle Ages.

#3 They were famous for their unpretentious content and their versatility: they served as watchmen on farms, were famous as excellent hunters and dexterous rodent exterminators.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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