Club of America is the national,
or "parent" club devoted to promoting and
protecting this breed. As stated in
our Constitution, we are guided by the
To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of
the purebred affenpinscher and to do all possible to
bring their natural qualities to perfection.
To encourage the organization of independent local affenpinscher
specialty clubs in those localities where there are
sufficient fanciers of the breed to meet the
requirements of the American Kennel Club.
To urge members and breeders to accept the standard
of the breed as approved by The American Kennel Club
as the only standard of excellence by which
affenpinschers shall be judged.
To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed
and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog
shows and obedience trials.
Additionally, the club holds one annual National Specialty Show. Go to
National Specialty page for a listing of
For a copy of the introductory flyer which we hand out at our National
Specialty shows, you may download the
free of charge!