Dog Breeds

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is a small breed of dog and this dog is a Schnauzer type. This dog is also called as Zwergschnauzer. The origination of the dog is Germany. During the 19th century, the dog was originated. It is completely a standard breed of dog and it is recognized by many popular and unpopular kennel club and organizations. This dog has a tendency to work as a guarding dog. The look of the dog is different and this is why, it is not a big deal to find the dog from a large number of other breeds of dog. It is recognized by United kennel club, the kennel club, American kennel club, New Zealand kennel club, Canadian kennel club, Fédération Cynologique Internationale and Australian National kennel club.
This dog is a spunky breed of dog. It is a helpful breed of dog for the farmers. This dog is available in three different colors like solid black, a color is known as ‘salt and pepper’ and black and silver. The coat of the dog is harsh and curly. The coat is double layered and this breed of dog is non-moulting. The dog is a square shaped dog. This dog has different varieties and that is why. It is a controversial breed of dog.
The height and weight of the Miniature Schnauzer are different according to the sex of the dog. The height of the male Miniature Schnauzer is 14 inches and the height of the female Miniature Schnauzer is 13 inches. The weight of the male Miniature Schnauzer is from 11 to 18 pounds and the weight of the female Miniature Schnauzer is from 10 to 15 pounds. The temperaments of the dog are spirited, friendly, alert, obedient, fearless, intelligent etc. It is very easy to maintain this breed of dog and it is easy to train this breed of dog.
This is a healthy breed of dog and this breed of dog life time is around 12 to 14 years old. This dog is considered as a healthy breed of dog but this breed of dog may suffer from other breeds of a dog easily. Obesity is found in this breed of dog which may kill the dog. The dog may suffer from hyperlipidemia, von Willebrand disease, eye problem and ear problem.
The owner should study on this breed of dog and buy the dog from a responsible and honest breeder and store keeper.

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