A small breed from Europe, having wiry, shaggy hair and a tufted muzzle. Known as the Monkey Face Dog. Good as house pets


The Monkey-face Ratter From Germany Is Our Loyal Affenpinscher Companion Mousetrap Of Today

Quite a title eh? Connie Limon provides us with everything we need to know about the “monkey dog” Affenpinscher. Enjoy! The Affenpinscher does not have a detailed history of their arrival in America as many of the other toy breeds have. There was an article published in the April 1950 issue of the AKC Gazette […]

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The Affenpinscher Breed Standard

Thinking of raising Affenpinschers for the show ring? In this article by Connie Limon, you will learn the ins and outs of Affenpinscher breed standards. Good tips. The general appearance of the Affenpinscher is a balanced, wiry-haired terrier-like toy dog. The Affenpinscher is sturdy and compact with medium bone structure. The preferred height at the […]

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Affenpinscher Owner’s Guide

This is the must have book for any Affenpinscher owner, or anyone considering one of these dogs. Great gift idea, too!

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A Little Bit About The Affenpinscher

The Affenpinscher’s German name means Monkey-Terrier and refers to the breed’s comical, bewhiskered face and slightly undershot jaw. Another name for this dog is Monkey Pinscher. In France the Affenpinscher is known as Diablotin Moustachu, which translates to Moustached Little Devil. Germany claims origin of the Affenpinscher. It is felt the little dog was bred […]

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Video: Affenpinscher Puppies at Play

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The Affenpinscher’s Early Days In His New Home

The Affenpinscher develops a very strong attachment to his owner or owners. How the Affenpinscher puppy develops depends a great deal upon the care he receives as a young puppy. One of the first things you should do for your new Affenpinscher puppy is make him feel secure and comfortable with his new family. Your […]

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Grooming The Affenpinscher

The curly coat of an Affenpinscher is harsh and rough-textured. His category is short-haired breed. His hair is about one inch in length on the shoulder and body, may be shorter on the rear and tail. The head, neck, chest, stomach and legs have longer, less harsh coat. The mature Affenpinshcer has a mane or […]

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