All about the Miniature Schnauzer
The Miniature Schnauzer deserves its place as one of the most popular
terrier pets. It is playful, inquisitive, sparky and companionable. It is
also well mannered and enjoys being in the centre of activities. Less
domineering than the larger version, it is better with other animals
than most terriers.
The Miniature Schnauzer is from Germany. They were
exhibited as a distinct breed as early as 1899. It was first used as a
barnyard ratter and many still display typical terrier rodent prey traits
An energetic, active do who has clean habits and is neat in size and
makes a delightful companion.
Miniature Schnauzer at a glance
Our 4 Paw Rating - to the suitability of miniature schnauzers for your home and lifestyle
Shoulder height up to 12 - 14 inches,
weight 13 -15 lbs
A Miniature Schnauzer has a harsh and wirey with dense undercoat – must never be clipped
The Miniature Schnauzer is lively, intelligent and attentive, very loyal to its family can be stubborn!
The Miniature Schnauzer is well suited to less active people and apartment living, this
dog is equally happy on long runs with busy families
12 - 14 years.
Test for eye, DNA for vWD (cardiac) recommended
The Miniature Schnauzer has boundless energy, happy to run in the yard or go on long walks
You need to be confident and consistent, with a Miniature Schnauzer.
They are eager but sometimes have their own agenda!
Schnauzer Secrets New
Discover how you can make your Miniature Schnauzer the most
obedient and happiest dog alive!
Learn how to keep your dog healthy and happy. Prevent illness and
find the right pet medicines.
Information on dog
flea control, and worms. Also Frontline
Plus, Advantage and Heartgard.
See also: [Dog Breeds]
[Choosing A Dog]