Description: Affenpinscher puppies, also known as the Monkey Terrier, Monkey Dog, or Ape terrier and is a terrier-like toy Pinscher breed of dog originally from Germany. Affenpinscher pups are ideal puppy companion pups if you are looking for a puppy that is spunky, playfful and sheds very little hair.
Appearance: Affenpinscher puppies have a harsh rough coat reflecting a neat and shaggy coat. The hair on the Affenpinscher should never be clipped, as it ruins the coat but may need to be plucked periodically by a professional dog trimmer. Frequent grooming recommendations of two to three times a week due to the long coat is suggested. Its coat is shaggier over the head and shoulders forming a mane, with a shorter coat over the back and hind quarters. It is harsh and wiry in texture when properly maintained. The FCI and KC breed standards specifies that the coat must be black, but the AKC also allows grey, silver, red, black and tan, and belge (a mixture of red, brown, black and white hairs).
Size: An Affenpinscher adult generally weighs 6.5 to 13.2 pounds and stands 9 to12 inches tall
Temperament & Behavior: Affenpinschers for sale are active, adventurous, curious, stubborn at times, but they are also fun-loving and playful. The breed is confident, lively, affectionate towards family members and is also very protective of them. This loyal little dog enjoys being with its family. It needs consistent, firm training since some can be quite difficult to housebreak. This type of dog easily becomes bored, so training should be varied. The Affenpinscher has a terrier-like personality.
Affenpinschers enjoy quick, short walks several times a day. Regular playtime keeps Affenpinschers happy. The Affenpinscher appreciates indoor playtime, but an outdoor play area is ideal.
Life Span: Purebred Affenpinscher puppies live about 11-12 years.
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