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Standard Schnauzer Info

Standard Schnauzer Breed Information

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Lifespan: 13-16 years Height: 17-20" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 3-6 pups
Group: Working Weight: 30-45 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Standard Schnauzer is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 30 lbs that can reach 45 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Standard Schnauzer breed has a typical lifespan of 13 to 16 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Standard Schnauzer should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 6 puppies.

Standard Schnauzer Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog yes
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly no Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Standard Schnauzer Temperament

lively and protective dog breed, the Standard Schnauzer makes an excellent guard or watch dog. Standard Schnauzers can become overprotective if not properly socialized. Standard Schnauzers require confident firm owners and do best with older children.

Health Problems

no recorded health-related concerns or issues

Standard Schnauzer Coat

Standard Schnauzer Dog Colors

Black or salt-and-pepper gray

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