Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Schnauzer: miniature Introduction Biological Data Introduction 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 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. Kiedrowski (1997) The New Miniature Schnauzer. Howell. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Miniature Schnauzer Club: www.the-miniature-schnauzer-club.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. American Miniature Schnauzer Club: www.amsc.us.