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Type
Dog
Mammals
Color
preferably black
Kingdom
Animalia
Class
Mammalia
Distribution
Australia
North America
South Africa

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Affenpinscher

In the nineteenth century, the Affenpinscher was considered simply a wiry-haired miniature of the Jagdterrier, Over the years, however, other theories have clouded the picture. Some claim that the Affenpinscher is descended from the Griffon Bruxellois, while others protest is was the other way around - the Affenpinscher originating the Griffon Bruxellois line. In fact, both breeds could have descended from an extinct German Pinscher.

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Body
square
level back
short, straight back
barrel-shaped chest
Class
Mammalia
Coat
stiff and plentiful
shaggy around the face, giving monkey-like appearance
Color
preferably black
Common Name
Monkey Dog
Monkey Terrier
Description
In the nineteenth century, the Affenpinscher was considered simply a wiry-haired miniature of the Jagdterrier, Over the years, however, other theories have clouded the picture. Some claim that the Affenpinscher is descended from the Griffon Bruxellois, while others protest is was the other way around - the Affenpinscher originating the Griffon Bruxellois line. In fact, both breeds could have descended from an extinct German Pinscher.
Distribution
Australia
North America
South Africa
Ears
set high
upright, or neat drop ear
may be cropped
Eyes
deep
round
sparkling
prominent but not bulging
surrounded by a ring of shaggy hair
Feet
small, round, compact
toes tight and arched
hard, dark, strong pads
Forequarters
legs straight
elbows close
General appearance
small
stocky
trotting gait
Head
rounded but not too heavy, full
domed forehead
short, blunt muzzle
black nose and lips
can be slightly undershot but teeth must not protrude
Height
22.8 to 28 cm
Hindquarters
legs well balanced below croup
hocks set well under the body
Kingdom
Animalia
Photo Source
Bing Images
Tail
not docked in Australia
usually docked short and carried high elsewhere
Title
Affenpinscher
Type
Dog
Mammals
Unique
1
Weight
2.7 to 4 kg

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