Top Ten Affenpinscher Mixes(With Pictures)
Searching for the best review of Affenpinscher mixes? Look no further as we’ve outlined the major characteristics of ten Affenpinscher mixes, some of which I bet you’ve never heard of! Let’s dive right in then.
Even though this sounds like a medieval English town, the first mix we are reviewing is the awesome sounding Affenshire.
The Affenshire breed is a mix between the Affenpinscher and Yorkshire terrier. Affenshire tend to be small-sized dogs with an average height between 9 and 12 inches and an average weight between 6 and 13 pounds.
These dogs tend to have a thick coat which is thinner around their face and legs.
Affenshires are usually very curious and adventurous but they can also be a bit stubborn. They tend to be very sociable with both kids and other pets. They are also quick learners.
Here we go again with the medieval village names.
This cute little dog is the result of a cross with the Norwich terrier. Affenwich are usually a small breed with an average height between 8 and 11 inches and an average weight between 7 and 14 pounds.
This breed is very social and curious. Besides, they are also hunters. So, in addition to daily walks being necessary, it is also the perfect opportunity to let them dig.
It’s also important to keep in mind that Affenwich are very attached to all family members including children but they tend to bark a lot, even when there’s no reason.
These beautiful dogs are the result of the mix with a Brussels Griffon.
Affengriffon are also a small breed with an average length between 8 and 12 inches and an average weight between 8 and 10 pounds.
The truth is that it is fairly easy to recognize the Affengriffon breed. After all, they tend to have a wiry coat and a round head with large and round eyes.
While the Affengriffon tend to be small, they are quite confident. However, since they are also stubborn, they tend to pick fights with bigger dogs.
Ultimately, Affengriffon are very social, friendly, and intelligent. Besides, they are very good with kids and the warm climate is the best one for them. The Affengriffon will be very happy in an apartment and so are perfect for those living in areas where space is an issue.
#4: Affen Tzu
This breed is the result of a mix of two small dogs with large personalities – the Affenpinscher and the Shih Tzu.
While the Affen Tzu still aren’t very popular, the reality is that they are intelligent, sociable, and very loyal to their owners.
Affen Tzu are great to have even if you live in an apartment. After all, indoor exercise is usually more than enough for them. However, they will also be pleased with a daily walk.
One of the things that you need to keep in mind about this breed is that they can be very stubborn. So, you need to make sure to educate them right from day 1.
Affenpoo are the result of the mix with a Poodle. They have an average height between 10 and 20 inches and an average weight between 10 and 25 pounds.
With a dense coat that varies from short to medium, Affenpoo don’t require brushing that often.
One of the best things about this breed is that you can have one even if you are allergic as they shed very little. However, they don’t tend to do well in very warm climates.
While the Affenpoo is a great family pet, it usually gets along better with older children.
The Affenpoo has an average life expectancy between 12 to 16 years.
#6: Affen Spaniel
The Affen Spaniel breed is a mix between an Affenpinscher and a Cocker Spaniel. They have an average height between 10 and 15 inches and an average weight between 15 and 25 pounds.
Known for their medium-haired and curly coat, the Affen Spaniel requires frequent brushing. Intelligent and with a very social personality, the Affen Spaniel is a great option for families with kids. However, you still need to be careful with younger children.
Since the Affen Spaniel are a small breed, they tend to do well even in apartments. The Affen Spaniel have an average life expectancy between 10 to 15 years.
The Schnauffen is the result of a cross with a Miniature Schnauzer. They have an average weight of between 10 and 20 pounds.
While most Schnauffen don’t shed a lot, they do require regular grooming to maintain a healthy coat.
Due to its size, you can have your Schnauffen in an apartment. However, if you live in a home with a yard, you shouldn’t leave him outside for a very long period of time.
Alert and energetic, the Schnauffen are great family pets and they are usually good with kids. The Schnauffen have an average life expectancy between 12 to 15 years.
#8: Affen Border Terrier
The Affen Border Terrier breed is the result of a mix between the Affenpinscher and the Border terrier. They have an average height between 10 and 16 inches and an average weight between 7 and 15 pounds.
Affen Border Terrier require brushing every week due to their short to medium wiry coat. Note that this breed isn’t very tolerant to cold weather.
With a sociable personality, the Affen Border Terrier make great family pets, even with children. It should be noted that while they are sociable and friendly with other pets as well, they may try to dominate them.
The Affen Border Terrier have a life expectancy between 10 to 15 years.
#9: Affenhuahua Or Affen Chi
The Affenhuahua is the result of the cross between the Affenpinscher and the Chihuahua. They have an average height between 6 and 11 inches and an average weight between 1 and 6 pounds.
With curly fur that can be both short or long, the Affenhuahua requires regular brushing.
Known as brave, intelligent, and social, the Affenhuahua can also be a little stubborn. They tend to get along well with kids.
Due to their small size, they do well in apartments. However, they also like a walk outdoors from time to time.
The Affenpug breed is the combination of the Affenpinscher and the Pug. With a very small size, the average height varies between 9 and 15 inches and they have an average weight between 12 and 16 pounds.
With long, straight and shiny hair, the Affenpug are incredibly loyal, friendly, and energetic. They also tend to get along pretty well both with kids and other pets. Besides, they tend to be very good at learning new commands.
So, that’s it for this list. I’m sure you guys might have a few mixes that you think should have made the cut. Let me know in the comments below!