Miniature Schnauzer Puppy Dog Breed & Race Information

The miniature Schnauzer dog comes from the old Pinscher, which were crossed to get a breed of harder coat. Miniature Schnauzers used to follow beer providers; their mission was to alert his owner of any thieves or attackers in the way. It was recognized by the German cinophiles in 1880, and was introduced in France in 1900, year in which the miniature variety appeared, and some years later, the giant did, which was the product of the crossing withGerman Doguesand Bouviers des Flanders. This breed has the samemorphological structure in al its three sizes. Solid body with strong-muscled limbs, long neck and long head, furry eyebrows and muzzle.

Character of the Miniature Schnauzer: The three varieties have similar character. These dogs are lively and intrepid. They can stand fatigue and are very intelligent. Before obeying they need to understand. They can be very obstinate. They are excellent companion for the children, even little ones. The miniature variety has an excellent character, and giant one is very useful for guarding.

Characteristics of the Miniature Schnauzer

  • Size: Giant: 60-70 cm, Standard: 45-50 cm, Miniature: 30-35 cm
  • Color: Solid black or salt and pepper. In the Miniature variety there's also silver and black and, exceptionally, white. The mask has to be black.
  • Hair: Hard and thick

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