10 Facts about Affenpinschers: The ‘Best In Show’ Breed

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Had you heard about Affenpinschers before Banana Joe, the dog that took the Best In Show award at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show this past Tuesday?

I hadn’t either.

In fact, a first look at them and I found them comical looking, and not what I would have expected from a Best in Show pooch. However, the judges thought differently and handed the highest honor to 5-year-old Banana Joe V Tani Kazaril, affectionately known as Banana Joe.

I am beginning to think that the more you look at him, the cuter he gets. I also decided to set out and learn more about this little known breed and compiled a list of facts about this popular pooch’s history.

If you want to learn more about Banana Joe and his relatives, click through the 10 facts below about Affenpinschers!

Source: American Kennel Club



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