Vizsla Pin Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Vizsla Pin so you can get to know the breed more.

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Other Names
What other names does the Vizsla Pin have?
Min Vizsla PinMiniature Vizsla PinVizsla Pinscher
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Vizsla Pin Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Vizsla Pin puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is a Vizsla Pin?
$400-$600
If you choose to purchase the Vizsla Pin, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Vizsla Pin for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Vizsla Pin gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Vizsla Pin? How many Vizsla Pin are there in the world?
Average: The Vizsla Pin is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Vizsla Pin Size

Size
Is a Vizsla Pin small, medium or large dog?

How big do Vizsla Pin get?

Small Large
Weight
How much does the Vizsla Pin weigh? How much should the Vizsla Pin breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Vizsla Pin?
Male: 20–35 pounds (9–16 kg), Female:20–35 pounds (9–16 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Vizsla Pin?
Male: 27.5 pounds (12 kg), Female: 26 pounds (12 kg)
Height
How tall is the Vizsla Pin? Vizsla Pin height:
Male: 16-17 inches (41-43 cm), Female: 15-16 inches (38-41 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Vizsla Pin?
Male: 16.5 inches (42 cm), Female: 16 inches (41 cm)

Vizsla Pin Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Vizsla Pin have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineDenseRoughHardCoarseShortNo Undercoat
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Vizsla Pin's coat?
GoldenRustRusset GoldDark Sandy GoldChocolateRedTanBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Vizsla Pin and how often?
Effortless: The Vizsla Pin requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Vizsla Pin is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Vizsla Pin dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Min Vizsla Pin?
Vizsla Pins shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Vizsla Pin need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Vizsla Pin every day?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

For example, short-haired dog breeds can go a very long time in between baths. These short-haired breeds shed regularly and that shedding works to naturally remove excess dirt and oil. So unless your weenie dog got into the garbage can, you can probably hold off on a bath for a while.

Vizsla Pin Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Vizsla Pin have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateEnergeticIntelligentProtectiveCheerfulGentlePlayfulQuietEasygoingCompanionableLivelyFriendlyEvenly TemperedTrainableWillingCleverOutgoingResponsive
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Vizsla Pin? Is the Vizsla Pin breed dumb or smart?
Outstanding: Vizsla Pin is one of the brightest dog breeds. They desire to learn tricks and commands often. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in fewer than 5 repetitions. This breed obeys the first command 95% of the time or better.

The Vizsla Pin is one of the best breeds in the dog intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Vizsla Pin dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Vizsla Pins are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Vizsla Pin is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Vizsla Pin sensitivity:
Sensitive: Vizsla Pins don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.

This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Vizsla Pin a good family dog?
High: Vizsla Pins are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Min Vizsla Pin need? Vizsla Pin social needs:
Vizsla Pins are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Vizsla Pin dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Min Vizsla Pin bark?
Average to High: The Vizsla Pin is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Vizsla Pin good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Vizsla Pins are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Vizsla Pin dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Vizsla Pins strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Vizsla Pin bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Min Vizsla Pin? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Vizsla Pin? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Vizsla Pin has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Vizsla Pin has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Vizsla Pin? How much bite force does a Vizsla Pin have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Vizsla Pin bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Vizsla Pin, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Vizsla Pin do?
Vizsla Pins have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Vizsla Pins need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Vizsla Pin to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Vizsla Pin roam?
Vizsla Pins have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Vizsla Pin have high prey drive?
Vizsla Pins have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Vizsla Pin good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Vizsla Pin indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Vizsla Pins adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Vizsla Pin be left alone?
Vizsla Pins do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Vizsla Pin Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Vizsla Pin temperament with other people:
Vizsla Pins are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Vizsla Pin dogs get along with other pets? Are Vizsla Pin dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Vizsla Pins are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Vizsla Pin dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Vizsla Pin temperament with children:
Vizsla Pins are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Vizsla Pin dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Vizsla Pin breed live with a cat?
Vizsla Pins are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Vizsla Pin good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Vizsla Pin dogs get along with other dogs?
Vizsla Pins are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Vizsla Pin breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Vizsla Pin breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Vizsla Pins are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Vizsla Pins good office dogs? Do Vizsla Pins make good office friendly dogs? Can Vizsla Pins be office dogs?
No
Vizsla Pin is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Vizsla Pin dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Min Vizsla Pin temperament with senior people? Are Vizsla Pin dogs good for elderly owners?
Vizsla Pins are usually recommended for elderly people.

Vizsla Pin Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Vizsla Pin dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Vizsla Pin is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Vizsla Pin breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Vizsla Pin breed? Most common health risks of Vizsla Pin:
CancerEpilepsyHip DysplasiaSebaceous AdenitisHypothyroidismLegg-perthes DiseasePatellar LuxationProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Vizsla Pin breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Vizsla Pin see the vet?
Average
The Vizsla Pin should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Vizsla Pin dogs live? How old can a Vizsla Pin be? What is the age limit of the Vizsla Pin? How many years can the oldest Vizsla Pin live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Vizsla Pin?

10-14 years
The average lifespan of Vizsla Pin: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Vizsla Pin breed hypoallergenic?
No
Vizsla Pins don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Vizsla Pin have? What is the activity level of the Vizsla Pin?
Vizsla Pins are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Vizsla Pin need? How much exercise do Vizsla Pin dogs require per day?
Vizsla Pins need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Vizsla Pin breed need?
Vizsla Pins are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Vizsla Pin need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Vizsla Pin breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Vizsla Pin? How much food should I feed my Vizsla Pin?
1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Vizsla Pin risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Vizsla Pin's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Vizsla Pin's weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Vizsla Pin has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Vizsla Pin drool?
The Vizsla Pin is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Vizsla Pin could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimum compared to others, just like the Vizsla Pin.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Vizsla Pin As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Vizsla Pin be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Vizsla Pin is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Vizsla Pin be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Vizsla Pin be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Vizsla Pin breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Vizsla Pin be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Vizsla Pin is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Vizsla Pin be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Vizsla Pin is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Vizsla Pin be a boat dog?

Yes

Vizsla Pin breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Vizsla Pin be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Vizsla Pin is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Vizsla Pin dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Vizsla Pin Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Vizsla Pin pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Vizsla Pin breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Vizsla Pin: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Vizsla Pin have in a litter? How many puppies can the Vizsla Pin breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Vizsla Pin have? How many puppies can a Vizsla Pin give birth to?
2-5 puppies

Vizsla Pin Recognition

AKC Group
Is Vizsla Pin recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Vizsla Pin recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Vizsla Pin breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.

Vizsla Pin Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Vizsla Pin is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Vizsla Pins are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Vizsla Pin requires minimal grooming.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Vizsla Pin is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Vizsla Pins adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Vizsla Pins are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Vizsla Pins are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Vizsla Pins are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Vizsla Pin breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Vizsla Pins don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Vizsla Pin's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Vizsla Pins have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Vizsla Pins do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Vizsla Pin is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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