Harlequin Pinscher

Fast Facts

  • Energy Moderate
  • Size Small
  • Trainability Determined
  • Overview

  • Harlequin Pinscher is a crossbreed between the Miniature Pinscher and some other various small terrier breeds such as Toy Fox Terrier or Rat Terrier, and he originates from Germany of the late 18th century. This breed has a proud, fearless, and brave personality. Harlequin Pinscher is very loyal to his human family and makes an excellent alert dog. They are very intelligent and easy to train; their behavior depends on how you train and treat them. They are very fast learners. This breed needs proper training because they easily can start to believe that they are the leaders of their pet parents. Such as other dogs without proper training, they become demanding and bark more than they would. Harlequin Pinscher usually gets along well with young children and other dogs. Early socialization, such as puppy playtime, is crucially important for them to learn how to behave with other pets. This breed has a high energy level; daily walks and playtime are required. The size of the Harlequin Pinscher is about 10 to 12 inches, and it weighs about 8 to 10 pounds.

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