This dog, without strong leadership, can be stubborn, mischievous and headstrong. It is fun-loving and lively.
Originating in the 14th century in Germany, these dogs were loved as pets and hunting companions. They are fun-loving, affectionate, bold, and alert. These watchful dogs are reserved with strangers but make good watchdogs. They can be playful and patient but also mischievous. These high energy dogs need plenty of exercise such as a long walk or vigorous play daily. In that respect, they make a good pet for outdoorsy people and farmers but are also a good family pet. Their coat needs to be combed about twice per week and trimmed every once in a while.
Breed Details & Traits
Height: Male: 18-20"; Female: 17-19"
Weight: Male: 30-45 lb; Female: 30-40 lb
Lifespan: about 15 years, or more
Bold, Lively, Protective, Working group,
Common Health Concerns for Standard Schnauzer:
Less Common Concerns for Standard Schnauzer:
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