Standard Schnauzer

 

Origin:

 

The Standard Schnauzer is the original Schnauzer, progenitor of the Miniature and Giant Schnauzer. The breed was originally created during the Middle Ages by German farmers who were looking to breed a versatile farm dog. Like the world’s other barn-and-stable breeds, the Standard Schnauzers became renowned as ratters, herders, guardians, and hunters.

History

The Standard Schnauzer’s all-around friendliness is moderate, but this puppy is certainly affectionate towards its family and any children. Its deep instinctual roots as a guard dog and can be pretty vocal. This Standard Schnauzer is playful, intelligent, strong willed and very independent.

Color

Black, White, Gray.

  • Lifespan:

    13-16 years
  • Shedding:

    minimal
  • Coat Length:

    medium
  • Grooming:

    high
  • Size:

    m
  • Color:

Behavior

  • Temperament

    Standard Schnauzers are spirited, sociable, alert, and playful, noted for their sense of humor. intelligent, reliable, and versatile, they can be trained for a wide range of jobs and sport. They are quick learners with excellent problem-solving ability and fierce determination. This is a strong-willed, independent breed, and owners must provide firm, fair, and consistent leadership. Due to their instincts and keen senses, Standard Schnauzers make excellent watchdogs.

  • Barking

    Loves to Bark

  • Adaptability

    • Adaptability to apartment living

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Good for novice owners

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates being alone

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates cold weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates hot weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Family Friendly

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Exercise needs

    • Energy level

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Exercise needs

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Playfulness

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Trainability

    moderate

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