Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Schnauzer: miniature


General information

  • Originated in Germany as a ratting dog, is the miniaturization of the giant and standard Schnauzer.
  • Terrier attitude, yet reasonably calm and good with children and other dogs. Its propensity to bark also makes it a good guard dog.
  • Although it sheds very little, its coat does require very regular grooming.
  • Less noisy and feisty than some of the other terriers, it is suitable to the urban environment but does not like hotter climates.

Biological Data

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