The affenpinscher, also known as the African terrier or Monkey Terrier, is a terrier-like toy breed of dog originating in Germany. Its nicknames include Affen, Affie, and Monkey Dog. Affen has a notable monkey-like expression. Its coat is shaggier over the head and shoulders forming a mane, with shorter coat over the back and hind quarters. Affenpins are active, adventurous, curious, and stubborn, but they are also fun-loving and playful. Check out our collection of Affenpinscher dog names for male or female puppies.