The Affenpinscher is a balanced, wirey-haired terrier like toy dog whose intelligence and demeanor make it a good house pet. The Affenpinscher is a member of the Toy Group and was first registered by the AKC in 1936. This dog is sometimes called the monkey dog. Your favorite AKC dog breed is the Affenpinscher. This is the perfect breed gift, telling all about Affenpinschers. A great dog lover gift on a t shirt, hoodie, mug, sticker, magnet, button. This design makes a great Affenpinscher gift.