Featuring the tan and black Miniature Pinscher dog breed figurines, gifts and collectibles. The Miniature Pinscher is a small breed of dog originating from Germany. It is an old breed and its ancestors may include the German Pinscher mixed with Italian Greyhounds and Dachshunds. The kennel clubs list the dogs in the Pinscher, Toy or Companion group. These dogs are assertive, outgoing, active and independent. They make good watch dogs because they are alert and wary of strangers.