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Affenwich Breed Information

Affenwich

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
   
AKA:
   
Mispellings: Affenwitch
   
 

Living with a Affenwich

Family Dog: The Affenwich makes a great family dog. They are good with children and other pets but some may dislike cats.

Grooming: The coat of the Affenwich need to be brushed and combed two or three times a week. It can be clipped but it is optional.

Training: The Affenwich is intelligent and easy to train. They learn quickly if given consitent training.

Behavior: The Affenwich is a lively, gentle, loving, cheeful, calm dog. They are good with children and other pets but wary of strangers. Affenwichs make very loyal watchdogs.

Barking: The Affenwich does like to bark.

Exercise: The Affenwich should be taken on daily walks. They should also be allowed to dig.

Living Conditions: The Affenwich will make a fine apartment dog as long as they are given ample exercise.

Affenwich Appearance

Appearance: The Affenwich is a small well-balanced dog with a fox-like expression and drop or erect ears.

Size: The Affenwich will be around 10 to 12 inches tall with a weight of 7 to 14 pounds when fully grown.

Companionship: The Affenwich likes to be very close to people and is extremely friendly and affectionate.

Ears: The Affenwich has the prick ears of a Norwich Terrier.

Color: The coat of the Affenwich can be Black, Red, Black & Tan, Sheaten, Black & Gray or Grizzle. As a pup their coat can be mostly black with brown highlights and develop a more dominant reddish coat with some black hairs as they mature.

Coat: The coat of the Affenwich resembles that of the Norwich but a little softer and longer. It is dense and can be wirehaired or rough.

Affenwich Facts

Life Expectancy: The Affenwich has an average life expectancy of 14 to 15 years.

Characteristics: The Affenwich loves to hunt and dig for moles in the yard and chase any type of wild critter from rabbits to deer.

Affenwich Health

Health: The Affenwich is a very healthy mix. They may have possible eye or back problems. They may also have breathing problems in the heat. They may have a tendency toward hip dysplasia and heart disease.

Litter Size: The average litter size of the Affenwich is 2 to 3 puppies.

Affenwich History

History: The Affenwich was originally bred as a companion dog.


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