Canines in the Affenpinscher dog breed were originally created to be ratters in homes, stables, and shops. Bred down in size, they moved up in the world, becoming ladies’ companions. Today, they are happy, mischievous companion dogs. See below for complete list of Affenpinscher characteristics!

Watch and learn about Affenpinscher dog’s key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Affenpinscher Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Affenpinscher Dog Companion Dogs 9 inches to 11 inches tall at the shoulder 7 to 9 pounds 12 to 14 Years
Affenpinscher Price In India
Name of Breed Dog Price
Affenpinscher INR 70000 – 100000

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability:

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Adaptability. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Adaptability parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 5 out of 5 in Adaptibility in living in apartment. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Adaptibility in living in apartment parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Good For Novice Owners. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Good For Novice Owners parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Sensitivity Level.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Sensitivity Level. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 1 out of 5 in Tolerates Being Alone.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Tolerates Being Alone. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Cold Weather.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Tolerates Cold Weather. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Hot Weather.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Tolerates Hot Weather. parameter.

All Around Friendliness:

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in All Around Friendliness.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable All Around Friendliness. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 5 out of 5 in Affectionate with Family.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Affectionate with Family. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 1 out of 5 in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Friendly Dog.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Friendly Dog. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Friendly Toward Strangers.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Friendly Toward Strangers. parameter.

Health Grooming:

Affenpinscher is rated 2 out of 5 in Health Grooming.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Health Grooming. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 1 out of 5 in Amount Of Shedding.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Amount Of Shedding. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 1 out of 5 in Drooling Potential.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Drooling Potential. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Easy To Groom.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Easy To Groom. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in General Health.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable General Health. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Weight Gain.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Potential For Weight Gain. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 1 out of 5 in Size.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Size. parameter.

Trainability:

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Trainability.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Trainability. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 2 out of 5 in Easy To Train.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Easy To Train. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Intelligence.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Intelligence. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Potential For Mouthiness.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Potential For Mouthiness. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Prey Drive.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Prey Drive. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 2 out of 5 in Tendency To Bark Or Howl.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Tendency To Bark Or Howl. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 2 out of 5 in Wanderlust Potential.. This means Affenpinscher has scored low and is not suitable Wanderlust Potential. parameter.

Exercise Needs:

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Exercise Needs. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Energy Level.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Energy Level. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Intensity.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Intensity. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 3 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Exercise Needs. parameter.

Affenpinscher is rated 4 out of 5 in Potential For Playfulness.. This means Affenpinscher has scored high and is suitable Potential For Playfulness. parameter.

Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Companion Dogs

Height

9 inches to 11 inches tall at the shoulder

Weight

7 to 9 pounds

Life Span

12 to 14 years

Highlights

Like many toy dog breeds, the Affenpinscher can be difficult to housetrain. Crate training is recommended.While the fur of an Affenpinscher is wiry and is often considered hypoallergenic, this is not to be mistaken with ‘non-shedding.’ All dogs shed or produce dander.Because of their heritage as ratters, Affenpinschers tend to not do well with rodent pets such as hamsters, ferrets, gerbils, etc. They do, however, tend to get along with fellow dogs in the household and can learn to get along with cats, especially if they’re raised with them.Affenpinschers are generally not recommended for households with toddlers or small children–it is not a breed that is naturally inclined to like children. The Affenpinscher is loyal to his adult family members and can be a great companion for a family with older children.The Affenpinscher is a rare breed. Be prepared to spend time on a waiting list if you’re interested in acquiring one.To get a healthy dog, never buy a puppy from an irresponsible breeder, puppy mill, or pet store. Look for a reputable breeder who tests her breeding dogs to make sure they’re free of genetic diseases that they might pass onto the puppies, and that they have sound temperaments.