- Other names:
- Affen Chi
The Affenhuahua is a cross between the Affenpinscher and the Chihuahua, therefore they are not considered purebred. Although both ancient parent breeds are recognized by the AKC, the Affenhuahua itself is not. It is important to familiarize yourself with both parent breeds, as your pet will inherit traits from both. Members of this breed do best as a single pet for an owner with no small children. They will closely bond with their special person and will be affectionate, charming and funny. These little dogs will be low maintenance in respect to exercise and grooming but will likely require a moderate amount of firmness and patience to train. Affenhuhuas come from two generally healthy parent breeds and, as a hybrid, will likely surpass that health and live around 12-15 years.