Schnauzer (Standard) Breed Profile


KC Group Utility

Size Medium

Good with children? Yes

Good guard dogs? Possibly

Moulting level Low

Grooming Moderate

Exercise requirement Moderate

Jogging partner Yes

Schnauzer (Standard) Breed Profile

A serious face yet full of fun! Good guard, getting on well with all family members.

Schnauzer (Standard) Character

Giant, Standard, and Miniature Schnauzers all have similar personalities and they are all very intelligent, although some people believe that the black ones can be more strong-willed than the other colours — but I’ve got all different colours and they’re equally as adorable, sensible, and clever.

Schnauzer (Standard) Size

The Breed Standard stipulates height at withers: dogs: 48 cm; bitches: 45.7 cm.

Schnauzer (Standard) Health

Generally a healthy breed with few breed specific problems.

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Schnauzer (Standard) Special Care

Can be stubborn - make sure you're the boss!

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.