What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of something cute? Hmm -No! After reading this article, you will definitely change your mind! You have probably never seen dogs cuter than these little buddies here. The Affenpinscher is a well-known breed, which looks more like a monkey, than a dog. It is also known as a monkey terrier. You may think this fluffy little dog looks more like a toy, than a pet. But the mixes between Affenpinscher and other dogs are just as cute as the Affenpinscher itself. In this article we are going to meet you with some the most popular Affenpinscher mixes, which you will definitely fall in love with.
Popular Affenpinscher Mix Breeds
It is a cross between an Affenpinscher and a Cocker Spaniel. The average height of an Affen Spaniel is between 10 and 15 inches, and their weight varies between 15 and 25 pounds. They are also known for their medium haired (curly) coat type, which requires brushing regularly. The Affen Spaniel is a great choice for a family pet. They get along very good with children, but still you need to be careful with the younger ones. This breed is known to be very social, so there shouldn’t be any problem with other dogs. Due to its small size, they are very good apartment dwellers. Also, they are very intelligent and susceptible to training. Their life span varies between 10 to 15 years.
Affen Border Terrier
This cute little buddy brings together two very popular breeds – the Border terrier and the Affenpinscher. Its average height is between 10-16 inches, and its average weight is between 7-15 pounds. Another well-known character trait of the Affen Border Terrier is its wiry (short to medium) coat type, which requires brushing every week. They prefer warm climates and they are not very tolerant to cold weather. They are perfect for family pets and great with children. As it comes to other dogs – they are friendly and social, but they will probably try to dominate them. If you are an apartment owner – lucky you! The Affen Border Terrier is an excellent apartment dweller! 10 to 15 years is their life span.
A hybrid between an Affenpinscher and a Brussels Griffon. Their length varies between 8 to 12 inches, and their average weight is between 8 to 10 pounds. You will easily recognize an Affengriffon for their wiry coat type, large, round eyes, and round head. The perfect climate for them is – warm. They are an intelligent breed, very friendly and social. Another one of their characteristics is their confidence, despite their small size. Because of their stubborn temper, they can easily pick a fight with stranger dogs. But they are very good with children, and are also perfect for an apartment life.
What do you get when you mix an Affenpinscher with a Poodle? That’s right! The result is Affenpoo! Their average height varies between 10 to 20 inches, and their average weight is between 10 to 25 pounds. Their coat is typically coarse (dense), and usually short to medium, and doesn’t require often brushing. Many people with allergies choose to pet an Affenpoo, because their fur is hypoallergenic. They are not very tolerant to very warm climates, and their tolerance to cold is average. The Affenpoo is a great family pet but it gets along better with older children. If you socialize it more with other pets, it will learn to get along with them faster. If this is going to be your first pet, then you are very lucky, because they are great for new owners, and the apartment life suits them very well. Their life span is between 12 to 16 years.
The Affenpug is a mix between and Affenpinscher and a Pug. As you can probably guess, they are very small sized dogs. Their height varies between 9 to 15 inches and their average weight is between 12 to 16 pounds. As it comes to their fur – it’s straight, long and shiny. They are very energetic, friendly and loyal. Great with children and other pets. They can be easily trained and they learn very fast basic commands. The Affenpug gets very attached to their owner and follows them everywhere, that’s why they are also called – shadows.
This breed is a mix between Yorkshire terrier and Affenpinscher. They are also small sized dogs. Their average height is between 9 to 12 inches and their average weight is varies between 6 to 13 pounds. Their typical coat is shaggy, but not so thick around their legs and face. Affenshires are known for their curiosity, stubbornness and adventurous character. They get along very well with children and other pets. The Affenshire gets easily attached to the family members, and can also be very protective. Of course, they need to be trained but with them it’s really easy. They are quick learners.
This cute little toy-dog is a cross between Chihuahua and Affenpinscher. You may have heard its other name – Affen Chi. It is small – 6 to 11 inches and its weight is between 1 to 6 pounds. The Affenhuaua has short and curly, sometimes long, fur, which requires regular brushing. They are known to be very social, intelligent, brave, but also a little stubborn. If they are well-socialized, they get along very well with children. As any other dog, the Affenhuahua needs regular training and exercises. Because of its small size, it can be easily trained at home, but it won’t mind an outdoor play time or walk.
This cute little buddy is a cross between Norwich terrier and Affenpinscher. It is known for its small size, which varies between 8 to 12 inches. Its weight is between 7 to 14 pounds. They get really good with children and get really attached with all family members. They need daily walks and you should also allow them to dig, because despite their small size, they are hunters! They are social but also like barking a lot, but mostly when there is a reason for an alert. You should not brush them more than 3 times a week.
Other Affenpinscher Mixes
* Affen Tzu- (Affenpinscher x Shih- Tzu mix)
* Affenchon – (Affenpinscher x Bichon Frise mix)
* Chin-Fenpinscher – (Affenpinscher x Japanese Chin mix)
* Schnauffen – (Schnauzer x Affenpinscher mix)