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Miniature Schnauzer – Utility

Miniature Schnauzer – Utility

Miniature Schnauzer – Utility

Name Miniature Schnauzer – Utility
Size Small
Grooming Easy to Moderate
Training Moderate
Exercise Daily 60 mins at least walks
Origins Germany

The Mini and Loving Miniature Schnauzer!

Quick Overview of the Miniature Schnauzer!

The Miniature Schnauzer is known for being one of the smallest dogs in the three Schnauzer breeds. They are generally quite healthy and active dogs with a lot of needs. They live for a long time and don't shed as much as they look. This type of dog is ideal for a family rather than anything else. Stocky, robust little dogs standing 12 to 14 inches, Miniature Schnauzers were bred down from their larger cousins, Standard Schnauzers. They are very playful and caring dogs with a lot of energy.

Miniature Schnauzer

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Name:                                            Miniature Schnauzer

Size:                                                    12 - 14 inches

Weight:                                               11 to 20 lbs

Grooming:                                         Moderate

Exercise:                                             Daily walks/up to 60 minutes at least

Training:                                             Easy training

Origins:                                               Germany

Lifespan:                                            12 to 15 years

Breed Type:                                        Utility

History of this Dog Breed?

The Miniature Schnauzer were very handy back in the day, originating from Germany in the late 19th Century. They are descendants of the Affenpinscher and the standard schnauzer. In 1933 the miniature schnauzer was recognised as a separate breed from the standard schnauzer by the AKC. At one time the miniature schnauzer was the third most popular breed in America, and remains a favourite.

There is not much about this particular dog as they were only known to be bred from the 1900s and first bred in Germany.

Fun Facts About Your Miniature Schnauzer !

Love them or hate them, here are some Five Minutes Spare hard facts that may or may not entertain you:

  • This dog will shed very little
    • This type of dog doesn't' seem to shed as much, meaning there is no issue with anyone that has allergies to dogs to worry.
  • They will be your best friend no matter what.
  • They can walk for miles.

3 fun facts that some people may not of known about this rare type of dog!

Are They Hard to Train?

Miniature Schnauzer are known for being friendly and lively dogs and can be very easy to train, which could also mean they love to impress their owners and love to learn, however they can get bored easy like some other dogs, therefore it is recommended to do one training method and then another to ensure they are happy and healthy through it.

 Do they Need lots of Exercise?

The Miniature Schnauzer need regular and daily exercise to maintain their healthy and physical health. They have a medium energy level and can easily adapt to city or country living. The breed benefits from having a fenced area where they can run and chase a ball safely and enjoy playtime with their owner.

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