Affenpinscher


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Affenpinscher

a very small (6-9 lb), lively dog with a prominent chin, small erect ears and docked tail. The coat, usually black, is shaggy and in general short, but longer around the eyes, nose and chin, giving a typical monkey-like appearance. Called also monkey dog.
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