The Affenpinscher is regarded as extremely courageous and alert. Furthermore this dog is very temperamental and playful. Towards his owners he shows himself very affectionate and friendly. His great adaptability makes him especially pleasant, there is hardly any environment in which the Affenpinscher does not find his way around.
Compared to many other dog breeds, the price for a Monkey Pinscher puppy is well invested, because the average life expectancy for this breed is a remarkable 15 years. This is because the breed has hardly been changed since its origin and its original and robust condition has been preserved.