Question by  pij42d (18)

Are there any health problems common to mini pincshers?


Answer by  JenaMae (794)

As with all breeds, yes, the mini pinscher has certain health conditions to which it is prone to contracting. Because of its size, it can easily be hurt in fights or just playing with bigger dogs. It is susceptible to poisonous insects and plants as well. Hip dysplasia and Patellar Luxation Defects of the thyroid, heart, and eyes is common.


Answer by  michela (14)

They are very sensitive for cold weather. Somtimes you see knee problems,called patellar luxation. When the dog is too small, it can get problems with it's eyes and joints. It is very wise to buy the dog by a responsible breeder.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

Usually any health problems they have will be genetic they really are not the kind of dog that contracts things externally you can also do a net search for more hints and tips.


Answer by  maddog (132)

these dogs are very healthy but like most dogs they still need to be taken care of through regular excercise and being played with. it will prevent bad moods and tempraments that could evect the dog.


Answer by  ramoskenneth285 (631)

One of the common health problems in taking care of mini Pinschers is some common allergies which can lead to death.The best way to avoid this is regular check up.


Answer by  mrsshelast (899)

Min Pin's have health problems that are associated with all small dogs. They are prone to borken bones due to their small size. This can occur when jumping off a bed or couch. They may suffer from luxating knee caps, this condition can be treated with supplements and may need surgery.

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