Country of Origin: Germany
Size: Shoulder height: 25-30 cm (9.75 – 11.75 inches).

Coat: Coarse, growing in swirls. Can be brown or grey, but is generally black.

Character: Affenpinschers are intelligent, friendly, loyal, alert, and lively.

Temperament: Affenpinschers get along fine with children, other Affenpinschers, and other types of household pets. They may be alarmed by unknown visitors.

Care: Hair should never be clipped, as it ruins the coat. Coat may need to be plucked periodically by a professional dog trimmer.

Training: Training must be consistent. This dog learns commands fairly quickly.

Activity: This breed needs quick, short walks at least three times a day. Regular playtime keeps Affenpinschers happy.