Affenpinscher Dog Breed

Affenpinscher Dog Breed Basics:

The Affenpinscher Dog Breed is wiry-haired terrier style German dog that is intelligent with a pleasant demeanor. The Affenpinscher’s hair is dense, rough and short. Mature dogs have a mane that blends into their withers. Their heads have longer hair which serves to frame the face. With proper grooming, Affenpinschers have a shaggy appearance that is still tidy. Visit Cute Puppies For Sale’s extensive Dog Breed Directory to locate an Affenpinscher Breeder near you.

Affenpinscher Puppies for Sale
Affenpinscher Puppy for Sale

Affenpinscher Dog Breed Temperament:

Though associated with terriers due to their appearance, Affenpinschers are actually in the pinscher-schnauzer category. In general they get along with other pets and dogs quite well. They are a very playful and lovable breed that can be stubborn at times; it’s part of their highly curious and out-going nature. They sometimes have difficulty being house-broken so constant and consistent training is warranted. They are fairly quiet, but can be very loud and aggressive if attacked. Affenpinschers are fearless. They tend to be possessive of food and toys, so small children are not recommended. Cute Puppies For Sale’s comprehensive dog breed directory has adorable Affenpinscher puppies for sale.

Affenpinscher Puppy for Sale

Affenpinscher Puppies for Sale

Affenpinscher Dog Breed Appearance:
Affenpinschers have a weight in the 7-9 pound range and have a height of 9 1/2 to 11 1/2 inches at the withers. In the UK breed standards dictate a black coat, however the AKC allows for red, tan, silver and gray coloring to go along with their dense, rough hair which varies in height around the body. The Affenpinscher gait is a light and balanced movement which is confident though comic; their legs move in parallels to each other. Cute Puppies For Sale’s thorough dog breed directory has beautiful Affenpinscher puppies for sale.

Affenpinscher Dog Breed History & Origins:
The Affenpinscher Dog Breed dates back to at least the 17th century, making it one of the oldest toy breeds. It’s a German breed which derives it’s name from the word Affe which means ape. Due to it’s ape-like facial structure and resemblence to a terrier the name was given as Affenpinscher. Originally small terriers were bred to keep small critters out of farms, stores and stables. The breed was then sized down to help keep mice and rodents out of noble residences. In modern times, the Affenpinscher is a companion and family dog. It received admission into the AKC in 1936.

Affenpinscher Dog Breed

Affenpinscher Puppies for Sale

Affenpinscher Dog Breed Mortality:
The Affenpinscher breed has a life expectany of 10-12 years. This is pretty standard for a purebred dog, but a little lower than many comparable size breeds. Nearly 1 and 4 Affenpinscher succumb to old age, while 20% are listed with urologic problems as their cause of death. Some in this breed are prone to respiratory problems in warmer weather and fractures. As is the case with a lot of small breed dogs, hip dysplasia is a concern as well as collapsed tracheas.

Affenpinscher Puppies

Affenpinscher Puppies for Sale

Affenpinscher Dog Breed Overview:
The Affenpinscher Dog Breed is an ancient German breed which comes in a variety of colors. They have a short, mixed rough coat that with proper grooming has very little shedding. They are highly inquisitive, affectionate and make wonderful family dogs. They are simply wonderful companions. Visit Cute Puppies For Sale’s extensive Dog Breed Directory to locate a Certified Affenpinscher Breeders.

Be prepared spend some time training this explorer and giving them plenty of time and companionship as they do so. We highly recommend the Affenpinscher dog breed. Visit Cute Puppies For Sale’s comprehensive Dog Breed Directory to locate Affenpinscher Breeders in your neighborhood.

5 Responses to “Affenpinscher Dog Breed”

  1. Karla says:

    affen puppies for sale?

  2. Shannon Berry says:

    im looking for an affenpinscher do you have any for sale?

  3. megan says:

    i have been looking at them do you have any for sale

  4. Eric says:

    I have at least two Affens for sale..Champion bloodline.

  5. renee says:

    I am looking for an affenpinscher do you have any for sale. thanks

    renee

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