14 Amazing Facts About Affenpinschers You Might Not Know

Affen is a charming little imp, loves to play and have fun, is very active, and suffers from a lack of attention. Loves his family and the world around him, appreciates care and attention. He is suspicious of strangers, showing his watchdog qualities.

#1 The Affenpinscher means “monkey-like dog” in German (where “affen” = monkey, “pinscher” = terrier).

#2 It was so named because of its monkey-like facial appearance, particularly, its huge, black eyes and a protruding lower jaw and lip.

#3 It is also called by these names: Affie, Affen, and the African Terrier.

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