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Affen Border Terrier Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Affen Border Terrier so you can get to know the breed more.

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Affen Border Terrier
OriginEngland Germany France Scotland
Other Names
What other names does the Affen Border Terrier have? The dog breed also known as...
Affen TerrierBorder Affen TerrierAffenpinscher & Border Terrier mix
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Affen Border Terrier recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Affen Border Terrier recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Affen Border Terrier breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price
How much does the Affen Border Terrier puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Affen Border Terrier price:
$800-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Affen Border Terrier, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Affen Border Terrier for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Affen Border Terrier gets to a happy place.

Affen Border Terrier General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Affen Border Terrier size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Affen Border Terrier weigh? Affen Border Terrier weight:
Males 13-16 pounds (6-7 kg), Female: 11-14 pounds (5-6 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Affen Border Terrier? Affen Border Terrier average weight:
Males 14.5 pounds (6.5 kg), Female: 12.5 pounds (5.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Affen Border Terrier? Affen Border Terrier height:
Male: 13-16 inches (33-41 cm), Female: 11-14 inches (28-36 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Affen Border Terrier average height:
Male: 14.5 inches (37 cm), Female: 12.5 inches (32 cm)

Affen Border Terrier Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Affen Border Terrier have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryRough
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Affen Border Terrier's coat?
BelgeTanRedBlackSilverBlue Grizzle Wheaten
Grooming
How to groom the Affen Border Terrier and how often?
Advanced: The Affen Border Terrier requires a lot of grooming. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer can be helpful sometimes. Regular brushed dog's coat is less likely to shed. Ears and eyes should be cleaned often to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Occasional dog nail trimming and dog bath is important. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your Affen Border Terrier a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Affen Border Terrier, search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Affen Border Terrier dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Affen Terrier? Affen Border Terrier shedding level:
Affen Border Terriers shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Affen Border Terrier dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Affen Border Terrier Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Affen Border Terrier have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveCuriousPlayfulAdventurousFunnyLovingStubbornAffectionateOutrightTemperedIntelligentAlertFearlessObedient
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Affen Border Terrier? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Affen Border Terrier's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Affen Border Terrier dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Affen Border Terriers are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Affen Border Terrier is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Affen Border Terrier sensitivity:
Affen Border Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for moderate punishment.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Affen Border Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Affen Terrier need? Affen Border Terrier social needs:
Affen Border Terriers are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Affen Border Terrier dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Affen Terrier bark?
Average: The Affen Border Terrier barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Affen Border Terrier good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Affen Border Terriers are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Affen Border Terrier dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Affen Border Terrier dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Affen Border Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Affen Border Terrier can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Affen Border Terrier will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Affen Border Terrier bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Affen Terrier? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Affen Border Terrier? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Affen Border Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Affen Border Terrier do?
Affen Border Terriers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Affen Border Terriers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Affen Border Terrier to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Affen Border Terrier roam?
Affen Border Terriers have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Affen Border Terrier have high prey drive?
Affen Border Terriers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Affen Border Terriers are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Affen Border Terrier good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Affen Border Terrier fajta. Jó, ha van egy kis kerted, ahová néha kimehet elintézni dolgát, ugyanakkor ez egyáltalán nem fontos. Napi egy-két sétával kellőképpen lemozgathatod, így nem jelenthet gondot Affen Border Terrier tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Affen Border Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Affen Border Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Affen Border Terrier dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Affen Border Terrier Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Affen Border Terrier temperament with other people:
Affen Border Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Affen Border Terrier dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Affen Border Terrier temperament with children:
Affen Border Terriers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Affen Border Terrier dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Affen Border Terriers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Affen Border Terrier good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Affen Border Terrier dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Affen Border Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Affen Border Terriers good office dogs? Do Affen Border Terriers make good office friendly dogs? Can Affen Border Terriers be office dogs?
No
Affen Border Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Affen Border Terrier dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Affen Terrier temperament with senior people? Are Affen Border Terrier dogs good for elderly owners?
Affen Border Terriers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Affen Border Terrier dogs get along with other pets? Are Affen Border Terrier dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Affen Border Terriers are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Affen Border Terrier breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Affen Border Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Affen Border Terrier be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Affen Border Terrier is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Affen Border Terrier be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Affen Border Terrier be an emotional support animal?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Affen Border Terrier is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Affen Border Terrier be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Affen Border Terrier is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Affen Border Terrier be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Affen Border Terrier is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Affen Border Terrier be a boat dog?
Not really
Affen Border Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Affen Border Terrier be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Affen Border Terrier is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Affen Border Terrier Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Affen Border Terrier dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Affen Border Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Affen Border Terrier breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Affen Border Terrier breed? Most common health risks of Affen Border Terrier:
CataractsCollapsed TracheaFracturesHeart MurmursHip DysplasiaLegg-perthes DiseaseLuxating PatellaOpen FontanelPatellar LuxationPatent Ductus ArteriosisSlipped StifleCryptorchidismHypothyroidismMalocclusionsPulmonic StenosisSeizures
Life Expectancy
How long do Affen Border Terrier dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Affen Border Terrier be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Affen Border Terrier breed hypoallergenic?
No
Affen Border Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Affen Border Terrier have? What is the activity level of the Affen Border Terrier?
Affen Border Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Affen Border Terrier dogs require per day?
Affen Border Terriers have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Affen Border Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Affen Border Terrier need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Affen Border Terrier risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Affen Border Terrier's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Affen Border Terrier's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Affen Border Terrier has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Affen Border Terrier drool?
The Affen Border Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Affen Border Terrier could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Affen Border Terrier. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Affen Border Terrier Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Affen Border Terrier: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Affen Border Terrier have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Affen Border Terrier have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
2-8 puppies

Affen Border Terrier Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Affen Border Terrier's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Affen Border Terriers are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Affen Border Terrier fajta.
  • Shedding Level: Affen Border Terriers shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Affen Border Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Affen Border Terriers are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Affen Border Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Affen Border Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Affen Border Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Affen Border Terrier requires a lot of grooming.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High.
  • Mouthiness: Affen Border Terriers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Affen Border Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Affen Border Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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