Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer
  • Size Small
  • Height 30.5 to 35.5 centimetres
  • Weight 6 to 8 kilograms
  • Coat Wiry
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Black, black and silver, or salt and pepper
  • Activities Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Hunting, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both
The spirited Miniature Schnauzer descended from the Standard Schnauzer and was bred to hunt vermin on farms. He has a stocky, muscular body with a distinct whiskered muzzle and bushy eyebrows. Alert and intelligent, he is an excellent watchdog, and his friendliness and eager-to-please personality make him an affectionate companion. The Miniature Schnauzers dense, nonshedding coat requires regular grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
Famous Miniature Schnauzer owners include Sens. Bob and Elizabeth Dole, actress Mary Tyler Moore, actor Bill Cosby, and martial artist Bruce Lee.