12+ Reasons Why Affenpinschers Make Great Pets

Affenpinscher is a miniature dog breed bred in the middle of the 15th century for the extermination of rodents. Today it is impossible to say with complete certainty which breeds are related to the Affenpinscher. According to one of the assumptions, these were different wire-haired breeds of dwarf pinschers. Affenpinschers are known in the animal world as nimble rat-catchers: the black devil or monkey terrier, as these funny dogs are also called, dexterously and quickly catches rats and strangles them.

#3 Affenpinscher is a lively and strong-willed, often self-confident and fearless dog, at the same time very fond of its owners.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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