AFFENPINSCHER

Affenpinscher, dog suitable for all lovers of happy little dogs. If the house is filled with silence, this little guy will bring magical moments.

HISTORY AND OCCURRENCE

Affenpinscher is a dog originated in XVII century in Germany. Origin brings out from two family dogs. These are Pinscher and Schnauzer. Title describes the appearance of this great dog. “Affen” which means “monkey” and “pincher” meaning terrier. The French call it “Moustache” which means “bearded imp”. Some paintings from the fifteenth century show this dog race. This is evidence that the existence dates back far into the past.

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In Germany, were used for the extermination of rats. Therefore, in Central Europe were very numerous. Later they were correlated with race Mops, German Pinscher and German Silky Pinscher.

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APPEARANCE AND ANATOMY

Affenpinscher is a dog originated in XVII century in Germany. Origin brings out from two family dogs. These are Pinscher and Schnauzer. Title describes the appearance of this great dog. “Affen” which means “monkey” and “pincher” meaning terrier. The French call it “Moustache” which means “bearded imp”. Some paintings from the fifteenth century show this dog race. This is evidence that the existence dates back far into the past.

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In Germany, were used for the extermination of rats. Therefore, in Central Europe were very numerous. Later they were correlated with race Mops, German Pinscher and German Silky Pinscher.

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AFFENPINSCHER: Info, character, behavior

Affenpinscher is a lively little dog, always in the mood for action. It is a fun, playful and mobility. The virtue is his skill. But nevertheless, it is suspicious, stubborn and willful. It certainly makes it difficult for dressage. From the start, the owner must show him who’s boss, or slowly but surely takes over command. With other companion animals is an excellent match. But from the household prefers the older, more reasonable children.

It is a good guard dog, because he barks at the slightest thing that notice. Of course, if you so allow. If you are an athlete willingly will accompany you in all sports activities. As for the character, one of the problems is the fear of heights. So you have to be very careful when lifting, because very easily fall into a panic. Then he wants to nip. Will manage to coax a smile from the most serious person in the environment. Is simply a walking cartoon. It’s full of energy, and all-day activity in the yard is not a problem.

 Affenpinscher – seen by children

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ADAPTATION TO CONDITIONS OF LIFE

Affenpinscher is a ideal small dog for an apartment or house. They are suitable for dressing, even for beginners. Does not like being alone, so it is recommended to always be in the company of at least one member of the household. Because can take revenge in the worst way. Will make some damage. Can play in the snow, but Affenpinscher is not a dog that should sleep through the night in the cold.

Feels most comfortable in the company of people, even those of unknown. Will not tolerate plaguing from the youngest members of the household, because it is quite a temperamental and can react aggressively to oppression.

With other dogs is not as friendly as with the people. Can fit, and can be quite the opposite. Depends a lot on education and how much time is spent in the company of other dogs.

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HEALTH PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS, CARE

Affenpinscher is a dog breed that has a life expectancy of 12 to 14 years. There are no major health problems. From small we can mention the dislocation of the knee and hip dysplasia. Veterinarians recommend regular control of the heart and knees.

Affenpinscher fur requires some maintenance to make it look decent and orderly. It is combing from 2 to 3 times a week, while the shearing is performed every three months. Dogs for exhibitions require additional shearing with trimmer.

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NUTRITION

Affenpinscher is a small dog and requires a little bit of food. It should not be allowed to exceed a certain weight, because it will create problems in movement. If this happens, you will not have a dog in the mood to play and full of energy, but a dog that has a desire for action, but it works with great difficulty. What continues to affect the health damage? What he needs throughout the day is clean, fresh water. For detailed information on the type and quantity of food in relation to age, it is best to inquire the vet. On the list of most popular breeds, according to an assessment takes 140 place. At the exhibition belongs to the “Toy Group“.

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