Miniature Schnauzer

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    12 to 14 inches
  • Weight

    14 to 17 pounds
  • Coat

    Wiry
  • Color

    Black, black and silver, or salt and pepper
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Hunting, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

The spirited Miniature Schnauzer descended from the Standard Schnauzer and was bred to hunt vermin on farms. He has a stocky, muscular body with a distinct whiskered muzzle and bushy eyebrows. Alert and intelligent, he is an excellent watchdog, and his friendliness and eager-to-please personality make him an affectionate companion. The Miniature Schnauzer’s dense, nonshedding coat requires regular grooming.

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