To hold a living creature, to see its loveliness and to breathe in that sweet puppy breath, to feel its heart beat in your hands, to know its trust in you, is to understand the special bond between a puppy and its breeder.

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RisingStar Beyond Borders At Equinox aka 'Morgan'
Equinox Have A Nice Day RisingStar aka 'Jonti'
AM/CAN CH Equinox Shakedown Summit aka 'Seger'
CAN CH Equinox The Iron Lady aka 'Steel'
MULTI BIS/BISS/BPIS/BPISS Group Winning & Placing CAN/AM CH Harr's 24 KT Brat V Equinox
aka 'The Brat'
PROS & CONS of Minpins

CLICK HERE to review How To Housetrain A MinPin

CLICK HERE to view a Miniature Pinscher Growth Chart

The Miniature Pinscher: King of Toys


Jan 29/87 - Sept 29/99
TT, LC-12 aka 'Jordan' - our heart dog and an exceptional Doberman
Apr 7/14 - Mar 27/15
Equinox Breaking Bad aka 'Breaker'

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WELCOME TO EQUINOX  PERM Miniature Pinschers

We are located in Keremeos, BC, Canada and are lifetime members in good standing of the CKC.


IMPORTANT: Please click on the link below in order to see what this is all about.

Click on the following link to order BARK 5 DENTAL SPRAY FOR DOGS. As a customer who uses this product on a daily basis I can honestly say that I have never before had a product that has cleaned tartar off my dogs' teeth AND freshened their breath as easily and as quickly as Bark 5 Dental Spray does and the best thing is it is all natural!!!


We do NOT endorse the breeding of any color of Miniature Pinscher other than the four allowable colors listed below:

    Solid clear red
    Stag red (red with intermingling of black hairs)
    Black (with sharply defined rust)

Any other "colour" is totally unacceptable to reputable breeders and is not allowable within the CKC or AKC Breed Standard.

When you buy a pet or even shop at a store that sells puppies, you contribute to a heartless underground industry that forces dogs to spend their entire lives in cages constantly breeding to support consumer demand for puppies.

We breed healthy, happy companions in a home environment. All our dogs are raised as members of our family. There are no bad dogs, only irresponsible owners. The breeder can lay the foundation but the person who rears the dog must complete what the breeder began in order to bring the dog to its highest potential.

We strive for health, temperament and longevity while aiming for quality. The purchase of one of our puppies is not the end of a transaction; it is the beginning of a relationship. Whether it be obedience, conformation or agility - we are for the total  Miniature Pinscher.

The Miniature Pinscher is NOT a bred down version of the Doberman Pinscher. Actually the Miniature Pinscher is an older breed than the Doberman and no relation to it whatsoever.

All our puppies are held by a non-refundable deposit only. This ensures dedicated, committed ownership by future forever homes. As any responsible breeder should do, we only want the best homes for all of our puppies. Please visit our Nursery in order to view any breeding plans.

New Vaccine Protocol Accepted by all 27 Vet Schools in the USA by Jean Dodd.

I would like to make you aware that all 27 Veterinary Schools in North America are in the process of changing their protocols for vaccinating dogs and cats. Some of this information will present an ethical & economic challenge to Vets, and there will be sceptics. Some organizations have come up with a political compromise suggesting vaccinations every 3 years to appease those who fear loss of income vs. those concerned about potential side effects. Politics, traditions, or the doctors economic well-being should not be factor in a medical decision.

Dogs and cats immune systems mature fully at 6 months. If a modified live virus vaccine is given after 6 months of age it produces immunity, which is good for the life of the pet (i.e.: canine distemper, parvo, feline distemper). If another MLV vaccine is given a year later, the antibodies from the first vaccine neutralize the antigens of the second vaccine and there is little or no effect. The titer is not "boosted" nor are more memory cells induced. Not only are annual boosters for parvo and distemper unnecessary, they subject the pet to potential risks of allergic reactions and immune-mediated haemolytic anemia. There is no scientific documentation to back up label claims for annual administration of MLV vaccines.

Puppies receive antibodies through their mothers milk. This natural protection can last 8-14 weeks. Puppies & kittens should NOT be vaccinated at LESS than 8 weeks. Maternal immunity will neutralize the vaccine and little protection (0-38%) will be produced. Vaccination at 6 weeks will however, DELAY the timing of the first highly effective vaccine. Vaccinations given 2 weeks apart SUPPRESS rather than stimulate the immune system.

A series of vaccinations is given starting at 8 weeks and given 3-4 weeks apart up to 16 weeks of age. Another vaccination given sometime after 6 months of age (usually at 1 year 4 months) will provide LIFETIME IMMUNITY.



I love my little puppy, he makes my house a home, he always is my best friend, I never feel alone. He makes me smile, he makes me laugh, he fills my heart with love. Did some breeder breed him? Was he sent from  heaven above?

I've never been a breeder, or seen life through their eyes. I hold my little puppy, just sit and criticize. I've never know their anguish, I've never felt their pain, the caring of their charges, through snow or wind or rain. I've never waited all night long for puppies to be born, the stress and trepidation when they're still not there by dawn...

I've never felt the heartache of a little life in my hands, a darling little puppy who weighs just a few grams!! Should you do this instead of that? Or just pray to God? Alone you fight, and hope one day he'll grow into a dog, bring joy to another being and make a house a home. You know it's all just up to you, you fight this fight alone.

Formula, bottles, heating pads, you've got to get this right. Two hourly feeds for this little mite throughout the day and night. In your heart you know it, you'll surely lose the fight to save this little baby, but God willing, you just might save the little mite....

Day one he's in there fighting. You say a silent prayer. Day two and three he's doing well, with lots of loving care. Day four and five - he's still alive your hopes soar to the heavens! Day six he slips away again, dies in your hands day seven.

You take this little angel and bury him alone, with aching heart and burning tears, (and an exhausted groan). You ask yourself, Why do this? Why suffer all the pain? But seeing the joy that puppies bring - it really self explains! So, when you think of breeders and label them with 'greed'. Think what they sometimes endure to fill another's need.

And when you buy a puppy, with dollars and cents you part. You only pay with money ...

We pay with our hearts.

Death Is Nothing At All

I have only slipped away into the next room. I am I, and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, that we still are.

Call me by my old familiar name, speak to me in the easy way you used to. Put no difference in your tone, wear no false air of solemnity or sorrow.

Laugh as we always laughed at the little jokes we enjoyed together. Let my name be ever the household name it ever was, let it be spoken without effect,
without the trace of a shadow on it.

Life means all that it ever meant. It is the same as it ever was: there is unbroken continuity.
Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight?

I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near, just around the corner.

"All is well."
Henry Scott Holland

Where to Bury A Dog

If you bury him in this spot, he will come to you when you call. Come to you over the grim, dim frontiers of death, and down the well remembered path to  your side again. And though you call a dozen living dogs to heel, they shall not growl at him, nor resent his coming, for he belongs there. People may scoff at you, who see no lightest blade of grass bent by his footfall, who hear no whimper, people who may never really have had a dog. Smile at them for you shall know something that is hidden from them and which is well worth the knowing. The one best place then to bury a dog, is in the HEART of his master.  ~author unknown~

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