Affenpinscher – Full Breed Profile

Dog Breed Group:
Companion Dogs
Height:
9 to 11 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight:
7 to 9 pounds
Life Span:
12 to 14 years

Breed Characteristics:

Apartment Friendly

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Good For First-Time Owners

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Overall Sensitivity

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Tolerates Being Alone

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Affectionate With Family

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Kid-Friendly

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Friendly Toward Other Dogs

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Friendly Toward Strangers

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Drooling Level

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Easy To Groom

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Overall Health

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Prone To Obesity

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Trainabilty Level

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Intelligence Level

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Prey Drive

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Barking Level

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Energy Level

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Exercise Needs

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Playfulness Level

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Affenpinscher may be small, but he is one of the most fearless breeds alive. Otherwise known as the Monkey Dogs, these canines are best known for their size, and ‘electrical look.

Their appearance is oen of a kind, and no one can miss them easily. They are called ‘monkey dogs’ due to their personality which is best described as goofy.

In French, they are named ”diablotin moustachu” which literally means ”mustached little devil.”

During the 17th and 18th century this breed was extremely popular in Europe where people couldn’t do anything, but love this small breed. This terrier-like toy dog is a companion dog that will keep you entertained for hours.