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Affenwich Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Affenwich
OriginGermany France
Other Names
What other names does the Affenwich have? The dog breed also known as...
Affenpinscher & Norwich Terrier mixAffenwich Terrier
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Affenwich recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Affenwich recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Affenwich breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price
How much does the Affenwich 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? Affenwich price:
$800-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Affenwich, 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 Affenwich for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Affenwich gets to a happy place.

Affenwich General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Affenwich size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Affenwich weigh? Affenwich weight:
10-12 pounds (4.5-5.5 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Affenwich? Affenwich average weight:
11 pounds (4.5-5.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Affenwich? Affenwich height:
9-12 inches (23-30 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Affenwich average height:
10.5 inches (26.5 cm)

Affenwich Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Affenwich have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WirySoft
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Affenwich's coat?
BelgeTanRedBlackSilverGrizzle Wheaten
Grooming
How to groom the Affenwich and how often?
Advanced: The Affenwich 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 Affenwich a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Affenwich, 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 Affenwich dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Affenpinscher & Norwich Terrier mix? Affenwich shedding level:
Affenwichs 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. Affenwich dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Affenwich Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Affenwich have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveCuriousPlayfulAdventurousFunnyLovingStubbornAffectionateSensitiveEnergeticIntelligent
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Affenwich? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Affenwich's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Affenwich dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Affenwichs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Affenwich is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Affenwich sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Affenwichs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Affenwichs 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 Affenpinscher & Norwich Terrier mix need? Affenwich social needs:
Affenwichs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Affenwich dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Affenpinscher & Norwich Terrier mix bark?
Average: The Affenwich 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 Affenwich good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Affenwichs are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Affenwichs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Affenwich dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Affenwichs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Affenwich bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Affenpinscher & Norwich Terrier mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Affenwich? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Affenwich 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 Affenwich do?
Affenwichs have a higher than average 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 Affenwichs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Affenwich to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Affenwich roam?
Affenwichs 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 Affenwich have high prey drive?
Affenwichs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Affenwich good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Affenwich 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 Affenwich tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Affenwichs 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?
Affenwichs 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 Affenwich dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Affenwich Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Affenwich temperament with other people:
Affenwichs are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Affenwich dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Affenwich temperament with children:
Affenwichs are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Affenwich dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Affenwichs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Affenwich good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Affenwich dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Affenwichs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Affenwich can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Affenwichs good office dogs? Do Affenwichs make good office friendly dogs? Can Affenwichs be office dogs?
No
Affenwich is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Affenwich dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Affenpinscher & Norwich Terrier mix temperament with senior people? Are Affenwich dogs good for elderly owners?
Affenwichs are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Affenwich dogs get along with other pets? Are Affenwich dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Affenwichs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Affenwich breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Affenwichs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Affenwich 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). Affenwich is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Affenwich be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Affenwich 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. Affenwich is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Affenwich 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. Affenwich is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Affenwich 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 Affenwich is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Affenwich be a boat dog?
Not really
Affenwich breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Affenwich 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. Affenwich is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Affenwich Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Affenwich dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Affenwich 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 Affenwich breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Affenwich breed? Most common health risks of Affenwich:
CataractsCollapsed TracheaFracturesHeart MurmursHip DysplasiaLegg-perthes DiseaseLuxating PatellaOpen FontanelPatellar LuxationPatent Ductus ArteriosisSlipped Stifle
Life Expectancy
How long do Affenwich dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Affenwich be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Affenwich breed hypoallergenic?
No
Affenwichs 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 Affenwich have? What is the activity level of the Affenwich?
Affenwichs are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Affenwich dogs require per day?
Affenwichs need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Affenwichs 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 Affenwich need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1/4 to 1/2 cup 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? Affenwich risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Affenwich'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 Affenwich'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 Affenwich 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 Affenwich drool?
The Affenwich is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Affenwich 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 Affenwich. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Affenwich 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 Affenwich: 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 Affenwich 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 Affenwich have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
1-3 puppies

Affenwich Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Affenwich's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Affenwichs are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Affenwich fajta.
  • Shedding Level: Affenwichs shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Affenwich is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Affenwichs are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Affenwichs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Affenwichs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Affenwichs are dog-friendly dogs.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Affenwichs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Affenwich requires a lot of grooming.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High.
  • Mouthiness: Affenwichs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Affenwichs 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: Affenwich is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Affenwichs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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