Pinscher is a compact, muscular, sleek, small dog with
well-chiseled lines and square proportions. Its topline
is either level or slopes slightly towards the rear.
Its front legs are straight and the dewclaws removed.
It has small, cat-like feet. Its muzzle is strong and
in good proportion to the rest of the dog. Its teeth
meet in a scissors bite. It has dark, bright eyes that
are oval. Cropping the ears is optional, but the tail
is always docked. It is self-possessed and appears naturally
well-groomed. The Miniature Pinscher has an unusual