Affenpinscher vs Bolonka Zwetna

Compare the Affenpinscher to the Bolonka Zwetna. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between Affenpinschers and Bolonka Zwetnas.

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Affenpinscher vs Bolonka Zwetna
Affenpinscher
Gray Bolonka Zwenta
Breed NameAffenpinscherBolonka Zwetna
General Details
Breed TypePurebredPurebred
Is Hypo­allergenicYesYes
Lifespan11-14 yrs.12-15 yrs.
Height9½-11½ in.9½-10½ in.
Weight6½-13¼ lb4-12 lb
IntelligenceAverageAverage
History
Origin CountryGermanyRussia
Origin Year1600 AD1700 AD
Temperament
Overall FriendlinessGoodVery Good
Family FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Kid FriendlyPoorVery Good
Pet FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Stranger FriendlyGoodVery Good
Personality
  • Affectionate
  • Loving
  • Does Not Like Being Alone
  • Stubborn
  • Affectionate
  • Enjoys Attention
  • Loving
  • Does Not Like Being Alone
  • Likes To Snuggle
Living Environment
ApartmentYesYes
IndoorYesYes
Small YardNoNo
Medium YardNoNo
Large YardNoNo
Temperature Tolerance ¹30°F to 80°F40°F to 80°F
Barks/HowlsBelow AverageBelow Average
Exercise Needs
Energy LevelHighMedium
Exercise RequiredLowMedium
Top Running Speed15 mph12 mph
StrengthLowLow
Grooming Needs
Coat Main­tenanceLowLow-Medium
SheddingLowLow
DanderLowNone
Drool AmountNoneNone

¹This is estimated min/max temperature range for a healthy adult dog. Dogs that live indoors, puppies, seniors, unwell dogs, and/or dogs with improperly groomed coats may overheat sooner and get cold more quickly.
Instincts & Behavior Comparison
Breed NameAffenpinscherBolonka Zwetna
Breed Mentality
Dominant/AlphaNoNo
Family/PackNoYes
IndependentYesNo
Breed Focus
Distracted EasilyYesYes
AverageNoYes
Focused & PatientNoNo
Breed Instincts
AggressionAverageAverage
Burrow/DiggingBelow AverageBelow Average
ChasingBelow AverageBelow Average
Follow CommandsBelow AverageBelow Average
FightingAverageVery Low
GuardingAverageBelow Average
HerdingVery LowVery Low
HuntingBelow AverageVery Low
ProtectionAverageBelow Average
Remove VerminAverageAverage
SleddingVery LowVery Low
WatchHighAverage
Health Comparison
Breed NameAffenpinscherBolonka Zwetna
Lifespan
Lifespan11-14 yrs.12-15 yrs.
Common Health Issues
CataractsYesNo
Collapsed TracheaYesNo
FracturesYesNo
Heart MurmursYesNo
Hip DysplasiaYesNo
Legg-perthes DiseaseYesNo
Luxating PatellaYesNo
Open FontanelYesNo
Patellar LuxationYesNo
Patent Ductus ArteriosisYesNo
Slipped StifleYesNo
Appearance Comparison
Breed NameAffenpinscherBolonka Zwetna
Coat
FurYesNo
HairNoYes
Coat Type
Wire CoatYesNo
Curly CoatNoYes
Coat Texture
RoughYesNo
ScruffyYesNo
ShaggyYesNo
WavyNoYes
Coat Length(s)
ShortYesNo
MediumYesYes
LongNoYes
Coat Color(s)
BelgeYesNo
BlackYesYes
Black & SilverYesNo
Black & TanYesNo
RedYesYes
BrownNoYes
GrayNoYes