Facts & Origin
Affenpoo: Hybrid breed from Affenpischer and Poodle
The Affenpoo is a hybrid breed created by crossing an Affenpischer and a Poodle. This breed has gained popularity in recent years and enjoys much attention as a loving companion dog.
Suitability and use
The Monkey Poo is an ideal family dog and fits well in a variety of living situations. Due to its playful and friendly nature, it is well suited for families with children as well as singles or seniors looking for a loyal and adaptable companion.
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Activity level||average - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Monkey Poo
The Monkey Poo is often described as lively, playful and intelligent. He is known for his attachment to his family and often shows a strong bond with his owner. The Monkey Poo is generally friendly, outgoing, and easy to train, making him an ideal companion dog.
Overall, the Monkey Poo is a charming hybrid breed that captures many hearts with its unique appearance and endearing personality. With proper care, training and loving care, the Monkey Poo will become a loyal and happy companion for many years to come.
Health and care
As with all hybrid breeds, the genetic diversity of the monkey butt can lead to improved health. However, hereditary health problems known to occur in the parent breeds may also occur. Regular veterinary visits and a balanced diet are important to ensure the health of the monkey poo.
Grooming the Monkey Poo requires regular brushing to prevent matting of the coat and to promote a healthy coat texture. The ears should be checked regularly for signs of infection and cleaned. In addition, good dental care is important to prevent dental problems.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Monkey Poo can have physical characteristics of both parent breeds. The coat can be curly or wiry and vary in colors such as black, brown, gray or apricot. The size can also vary, with the Monkey Poo usually reaching a shoulder height of 25 to 35 cm and weighing about 5 to 9 kg.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
An Affenpoo is a hybrid breed created by crossing two different pure breeds, in this case an Affenpinscher and a Poodle.
The size of a mixed breed varies, depending on several factors such as the size of the parents. Generally, the average shoulder height is between 10 and 16 inches.
These mixed breeds are extremely intelligent, bright, loyal and playful. They are very affectionate and like to spend time with their families.
Yes. These mixed breeds are known to be moderate shedders and lose a certain amount of hair each month.
Since monkey poos are very intelligent and capable of learning, it is important that they be trained regularly. Positive reinforcement should be used during training to reward good behavior and negative consequences should be avoided.