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Affenpinscher Breeders Salt Lake City UT

The Affenpinscher is an active, small breed that is fearless. This native of Germany has a harsh coat that requires moderate grooming. The dog is ok for apartments, sensitive to extreme climates, and enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. Please read on to find out more about temperament, home breeding, brief history and fun facts about this amiable pet.

PetSmart
(801) 840-2236
5748 South Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT
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Company Rating (on scale of 1 to 5) = 4.5(1 person reviewed)
  • Helpfulness of Staff 3
  • Cleanliness 4
  • Store Layout 4
  • Selection and Pricing 3


Parrot & Ferret Rescue Sanctuary
(801) 808-1145
13 So. Main St.
Salt Lake City, UT

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PetSmart
(801) 466-0313
389 West 1830 S
Salt Lake City, UT
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Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(801) 968-7200
3637 South 2700 West
West Valley City, UT
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Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(801) 840-2236
5748 S. Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT
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Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(801) 495-3700
10329 South State Street
Sandy, UT
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Company Rating (on scale of 1 to 5) = 5(1 person reviewed)
  • Helpfulness of Staff 5
  • Cleanliness 4
  • Store Layout 4
  • Selection and Pricing 4


Puppenschnoodles Pawsitive Training & Nutrition
(801) 673-DOGS
9400 South 1300 East
Sandy, UT

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PETCO
(801) 474-2610
1165 East Wilmington
Salt Lake City, UT
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am-8:00pm

PetSmart
(801) 487-9290
3191 E 3300 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(801) 840-2728
3061-A S 5600 W
W Valley City, UT
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Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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Affenpinscher

The Affenpinscher is an active, small breed that is fearless.
This native of Germany has a harsh coat that requires moderate grooming.

Physical Characteristics

  • Small to medium build
  • Terrier-like
  • Monkey-like expression
  • Black nose and lips
  • Rough, dense coat
  • Coat: Usually black, but also may be silver, gray, tan or red
  • Height: 9-11.5 inches
  • Weight: 7-9 pounds
  • Average lifespan: 14-15 years

Temperament

  • Loyal, affectionate, quiet, fearless, friendly
  • Interaction with people: Not recommended for young children; may become overly excited if threatened
  • Training: Can be difficult to train
  • Protection: Tends to guard food and toys

At Home

  • OK for apartments
  • Sensitive to extreme climates
  • Enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and camping

Grooming

  • Sheds little to no hair
  • Coat shouldn't be cut short
  • Needs weekly brushing
  • Plucking may be necessary
  • Trim hair from corners of eyes

Brief History

  • Originated in Germany
  • One of the world's oldest toy dogs
  • Controlled pests on farms and in stores during the 17th century

Fido's Facts

  • German breed name translates into “monkey-terrier” in English – “affen” means monkey; “pinscher” means terrier
  • The French call this breed the diablotin moustachu, or “moustached little devil”
  • Today’s breed is a smaller version of its ancestors

Medical Conditions

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
  • Patellar luxation
  • Ophthalmic disorders (incl...

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