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  • noun A breed of toy dog bred in Western Europe.


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  • The Affenpinscher, meaning "monkey-like terrier," is generally alert and inquisitive with great loyalty and affection toward its master and friends, according to the American Kennel Club. | news

  • Here are your finalists...the Affenpinscher, English toy spaniel, Maltese, the Brussels Griffon, the min pin, and now the Pekingese, and the silky terrier sneaks in there...

    Westminster Dog Show 2012—as it happened

  • The Affenpinscher was second and the min pin was third.

    Westminster Dog Show 2012—as it happened

  • Affenpinscher: Joe is up first and he's from Massachusetts.

    Westminster Dog Show 2012—as it happened

  • The pair invented the device so their Affenpinscher mix, Lyric, shown, could be in their own wedding in 2006.

    Man's Best Man

  • After a thorough blow drying, Penny, an Affenpinscher from Warrenton, Va., stands by to be brushed at the Westminster Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 14. Top headlines

  • Violet is a four-year-old Affenpinscher/Miniature Pinscher who has been at Wayside Waifs for 3 months. Front Page

  • The prior record was 41 bests in show, making Taser an undisputed Affenpinscher specimen. | news

  • The Affenpinscher was one of 173 breeds recognized at the dog show, and Taser was one of | news

  • A Chihuahua, an Affenpinscher (also known as the monkey dog), and 21 other "Best in Breed" toys compete.


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