Origin

The monkey dog is one amongst the oldest breeds, renowned to possess been breathing within the seventeenth century and similar dogs seem in paintings of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. In European country wherever it originated, the word ‘affen’ means that to mock and ‘pinscher’ means that hunting dog. The Affen was the primary of the monkey-faced dogs and he’s the root of 2 alternative breeds, the Griffon Belge and also the Griffon Brucellosis, WHO even have the monkey face. Affen blood was conjointly concerned with the development of the schnauzer. The Affenpinscher is believed to possess once existed in 2 sizes, the smaller survives these days because the toy dog, however, the larger one has become extinct. though Affens show all the spunk of terriers, ar|they’re} too little to be operating dogs and are unbroken principally as companions.

Other Names

Affen, Affie , Monkey Dog .

Description

The pinscher could be a tiny, compact terrier-type dog with bushy eyebrows and a mischievous monkey like expression. The coat is rough and of uneven length over the body adding to their somewhat humourous lookthey need a full of life, strutting movement.

size

Small

Colour

black and may have some grey colouration around the face and chest. Silver, black and tan and red colourations also appear.

Breed Clasification

The Affenpinscher was originally used to hunt vermin, today they are companions.

Coat Length

Short Medium

Personality

These dog’s area unit is little with many hunting dog characteristics. they’re spirited and confident and carry themselves with comic seriousness. though terribly warm with their homeowners they’re hotheaded, fiery and fearless. they have a tendency to dislike strangers and show it, careful socializing as a puppy can facilitate cut back this aggressiveness. They even have a loud yap and observe alarm dogs giving warning of any approach. once more careful coaching as a pup is required to forestall this turning into a nuisance. they have light handling and don’t seem to be suited to living with babies.

Intelligence
82%
Energy
18%
Suitability for Children
50%
Tendency to Bark
80%
Suitability as a Guard Dog
22%
Ease of Transportation
90%
Level of Aggression
56%
Other Animal Compatibility
60%

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