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Miniature Schnauzer Information and Pictures

Miniature Schnauzer Information

Miniature Schnauzer is in the terrier group which is originated in German. Miniature Schnauzer is also known for the other name as Zwergschnauzer or dwarf schnauzer. Miniature schnauzer is the crossing breed between Schnauzers and with the Affenpinscher and possibly the Poodle. The name Schnauzer is adapted from the German word ‘Schnauze’ with the meaning of ‘muzzle’.

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Miniature Schnauzer History:

The Miniature Schnauzer was Produced in Germany with 100% German ingredients. About 1890 breeders crossed the larger Common Schnauzer with an Affenpinscher to create a dog that was much better in a position to catch rats than either ancestor. The Mini Schnauzers arrived inside the United States in 1925 and became a really well-known breed.

Miniature Schnauzer Body Type:

A compact, stocky terrier with abundant face and leg furnishings
Miniature Schnauzer Height: 12-14 inches (at shoulder)
Miniature Schnauzer Weight: 14-15 pounds
Ears are cropped to stand erect in the United States
Tail is docked short

Miniature Schnauzer Personality:

A German sensibility as an alternative to the fiery nature from the British terriers
Miniature Schnauzer is High intelligence
Great with both young children and elderly men and women
Alert nature and natural protective instincts make the Mini Schnauzer an excellent watchdog

Miniature Schnauzer Coat:

Double coat: harsh and wiry outer coat and soft, close lying undercoat
Beard and bushy eyebrows
Acceptable colors are solid black, black and silver, or salt and pepper. The gray salt and peppers are the most frequent. The grizzled colors are the outcome of hairs with unique light and dark banding instead of a mixture of light and dark hairs
Demands specialist grooming

Miniature Schnauzer Health Concerns:

General excellent health
Genetic eye diseases just like cataracts and progressive retinal atrophy
Liver illnesses widespread
Von Willebrand’s disease, a bleeding disorder
Bladder and kidney stones reported

Miniature Schnauzer AKC Group: Terrier

Miniature Schnauzer Breed Club: American Miniature Schnauzer Club

Miniature Schnauzer Rescue Club: American Miniature Schnauzer Club Rescue

Jan 24, 2012 | 0 | Miniature Schnauzer