Affenpinscher, : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight :
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Overview of Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher dog breed is Pure breed Very Small in size. Fur of Affenpinscher is harsh, shaggy coat with longer hair on their face . Basic origin of Affenpinscher is Central Europe. Affenpinscher is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Hypoallergenic and Easiest to train and Low Shedding Dogs, Affenpinscher is commonly Playful, Adventurous, Fun-loving, Curious, Stubborn, Active
Affenpinscher is available in gray, fawn, black and tan, gray and tan, and also red Colors.

Height and weight of Affenpinscher

Adult Male of Affenpinscher is about 6.5 to 13.2 pounds (2.9 to 6.0 kg) and adult female of Affenpinscher is about 6.0 to 12.2 pounds in Weight.
Height of Affenpinscher is commonly 9 to 12 inches (23 to 30 cm).

Common Health Issues of Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia, respiratory problems  

Appearance of Affenpinscher

Coat of Affenpinscher is shaggier over the head and shoulders forming a mane, with shorter coat over the back and hind quarters. It is harsh and wiry in texture when properly maintained. The FCI and KC breed standards specifies that the coat must be black, but the AKC also allows grey, silver, red, black and tan, and belge (a mixture of red, brown, black and white hairs)

Working Class of Affenpinscher

Basically Affenpinscher is Toy dog but is also used as Watch and Hunting and Companion dog.

Training of Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Affenpinscher.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Affenpinscher should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Affenpinscher

Daily exercise for your Affenpinscher is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Affenpinscher is recommended Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Affenpinscher with children and other pets

Affenpinschers generally get along nicely with different cats and dogs in the household, however they should be supervised along with other pets due to their small size.

Special instructions related to your Affenpinscher

They are required to be brushed many times per week. The hairs around their eyes, and ears needs to be trimmed routinely to maintain their look. The coat usually should not be trimmed to stay away from damaging the good shape. Further grooming requirements can include dental and nail proper care.

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