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Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher
Affenpinscher
Affenpinscher
    height of an affenpinscher dog
group: toy height: 9 to 12" / 22.86-30.48 cm
types: weight: 6-9 lbs / 2.72-4.08 kg
colors: black, bluish gray, grayish black, grey, silver, black and tan, red (brownish to orangy-tan)
physical traits: scruffy, shaggy
hair type: wiry, scruffy, dense, abundant, rough and harsh
personality/
temperament:
alert, inquisitive, intelligent, loyal, affectionate, intense, serious, fearless, humorous, amusing, loving, devoted, confident, inquisitive, lively, enchanting, smug, stubborn, obstinate
maintenance/
special needs:

brush several times a week, requires positive firm consistent training, hard to obedience train, tendency to snap, intolerant to teasing, will attack if irritated, not good with other dogs
nickname: 'monkey dog', Zwergattenpinscher, moustached devil
origination: Germany
bred for: get rid of rodents and quail and to track rabbit
identifying traits: monkey-like terrier/mustached little devil
ideal for: companionship, city or country life, apartments, watchdog
good with kids? no
life expectancy: 14-15 yrs  
kennel clubs: akc, saku, ankc, uk, nzkc-(toy dog group), fci-(Pinscher dog group), ukc-(companion dog group)
rescues: Affenpinscher Club of America - Rescue
   
affenpinscher dog
affenpinscher
 
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