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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DogBreedCartoon, which provides well over 175 fun and colorful dog breed designs (ranging from the Affenpinscher to the Yorkshire Terrier and every breed in between) on 1000's of products, was started by Claude Hanhart in early 2013.
But when you bang the door, your ears are assaulted by a combined chorus of one Yorkshire terrier, two chihuahuas and two affenpinschers.
THEIR quirky looks have earned them unflattering nicknames, like Monkey Terrier and Black Devil, yet Affenpinschers are loveable little dogs with big personalities.
Upper class pets include pugs, Gordon Setters, Affenpinschers and Afghans.