The Pros And Cons Of Choosing A Min Pin Puppy As A Family Pet

Pets & Animals Blog

Miniature pinschers surely are unique dogs. They are incredibly small, weighing less than 10 pounds, and they have a lean body shape, similar to that of a full-size Doberman. Many people assume that these tiny pups will make great family dogs. This can be the case, but there are also some drawbacks associated with choosing a miniature pinscher as a family dog. So, it is important to consider both the pros and cons before you officially buy a min pin puppy.

Pros of Min Pin Puppies

Min pins do not cost a lot to feed and care for

Feeding a large dog can be expensive, and when you are raising a family, you may not want this added expense. Since min pins are tiny, even when fully grown, they eat a lot less than larger-breed dogs. This can save money over the life of the dog. Min pins do not generally require professional grooming, either. They have smooth, sleek coats that only need to be brushed every now and then. So you do not have to worry about grooming bills or spending every Saturday at the groomer.

Min pins love their families

These dogs bond with their people strongly. They have no problem bonding with multiple family members, especially when you raise one from a puppy. This is a dog that will love being around kids, will greet you at the door, and will bond with you and your kids quickly as long as it is treated with respect.

Cons of Min Pin Puppies

Min pins can be vulnerable around children

Many assume their small size to be an asset when living with children, but it also has its downsides. Kids will need to learn to be gentle around these dogs. Because min pin puppies are so tiny, they can become more seriously injured if a child steps on them, pulls on their tail, etc.

Min pins bark

Miniature pinschers do love to bark. Good training in the puppy stage can help with this. While it can be nice to have a dog bark when someone is at the door, it can also be something that wakes up a baby or young, sleeping child.

A min pin puppy can be a great addition to your family. Consider both the pros and the cons of adding a min pin puppy to your family. 

For more information, contact a breeder with min pin puppies for sale.


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