Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Schnauzer: giant Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originated in Germany as a cattle herding dog, later used as a guard dog. Developed by increasing the size of the Schnauzer. Although powerful, vigorous and hardy, it does not require extensive exercise but does consume large quantities of food. Suitable for the urban environment, particularly colder climates, it makes a good watch dog. Does not always like other dogs and can become territorial. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Lockley Giant Schnauzers.TFH. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs -www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Giant Schnauzer Club of America: www.giantschnauzerclubofamerica.com.