About Affens

Learn about the history of the breed and in the US, their personality, American Kennel Club Breed Standard, grooming, and heath.
Breed History
Dogs of the Affenpinscher type have been known since about 1600.
History in the US
The Affenpinscher is not so fortunate to have a detailed history of arrival to the US.
AKC Breed Standard
The official breed standard on record with the American Kennel Club
The Affenpinscher is a happy combination of charm and pluck
Grooming your Affen as your pet is simple, and with a minimum of interest, time, and your personal desire, can be done by you.
Health and Wellness
The Affenpinscher is a relatively healthy breed.
Fun with Affens
Affens are versatile and can do just about anything, especially if it is with their people.