Affenpinscher
Monkey Dog

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Other Names
Monkey Dog

Origin
Germany, 1600s

Use
Companion

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 14-15 years of age

Weight & Height
7 to 8 pounds & 10 to 12 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Fairly healthy breed, They may have respiratory issues in hot weather due to their short nose. Also can have eye problems, hip dysplasia, Legg-Perthes disease, luxating patellas and patent ductus arteriosus

Physical Description
Small, well-balanced, compact and sturdy. It is square in proportion and has a sistinctive monkeylike expression. The ehad is carried confidently. he chin is prominent and the skull is round and domed. Ears may be natural, erect, semi-erect, drop or cropped erect. Tail is naturally long and curves over the back or is docked and carried erect.

Temperament
Lively & Cheerful little dog. The Affenpinscher will do ok with children and other dogs. However it is wary of strangers making it a good watchdog

Training
Easy to train. These dogs are intelligent and will learn quickly

Living Conditions
This dog will do ok in an apartment

Grooming
Brush two or three times a week.. Never clip the coat, this will ruin it

Exercise
Take for a daily walk to keep it happy

Coat Texture
Coat is dense and rough, shaggier and less harsh on the neck, chest, stomach, and legs.

Coat Colors
Black is the most common and accepted color, but the Affenpinscher does come in a few other coat colors

Black

Gray

Silver

Red

Beige

Black & Tan

Black

Gray

Silver

Red

Beige

Black & Tan


Puppies
2-3 pups per litter.

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club

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Breeders

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