Weight: 7 - 10 lbs.
Height: 9.5" - 11.5"
Life Span: 14 - 16 years
Health Problems: Patent ductus arteriosis; Legg-Perthes disease
Also Known As: Monkey Dog (Germany), Mustached Little Devil (France)
Group: Toy Breed / Pinscher-Schnauzer subgroup
Category: Companion Dog
The Affenpinscher requires a few short walks daily.
Your Affenpinscher will need brushing every week. Trim every few months.
The Affenpinscher is an active, determined and fearless dog.
Compatibility with Kids
Not recommended with small children.
The breed dates back to the 1600's in Germany where it was created to catch rodents in kitchens, stables and granaries.
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