Affenpinscher Information

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Affenpinscher

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Affenpinscher

The Affenpinscher At a Glance
Recognized By
AKC, CanKC, UKC, CKC, KCUK, FCI 
Country of Origin
Germany 
Life Expectancy
12 - 14 yrs 
Height Range
10 - 13 in 
Weight Range
7 - 9 lbs 
Colors
Solid black is preferable. Some shading is permissible, preferably gray. 
Trainability
Intelligent; training should begin early, as they can become snappy 
With Children
Good, but not recommended for very young children 
With Animals
Good with other pets except very small ones... natural vermin hunter 
Climate
Can withstand weather and heat well 
Indoor/Outdoor
Either 
Exercise Reqd
Little. Enjoy romping outdoors in fenced area. 
Grooming Reqd
Brushing every few days. Require ear and dental care. 
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Affenpinscher Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Affenpinscher breeders:

CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (by X-Ray)
Patellar Luxation Test - OFA

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