Is a
Giant Schnauzer the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Giant Schnauzer

Choosing a Giant Schnauzer as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Large sturdy looking dog.
Make excellent guard dogs and watchdogs (barks a lot)
Active dogs with lots of energy making devoted family pets.
Suitable Owners

Strong active owners

Originally known as Pinschers they were used as sheepdogs in Austria
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

 Working Dogs

 Harsh wiry coat with dense undercoat.

 Daily brushing to avoid tangles
Average Height:

 60-70 cms. 23-27 ins.
Average Weight:

 32-35 kgs, 770-77 lbs,

 Black or salt and pepper colouring.

 Intellgent, alert dogs, bold and brave but calm and reliable. Loyal and affectionate
Reasonably easy to train good with children and other pets.

 Medium exercise requirements
Average Lifespan: 

Can live for 12+ yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Can be quite territorial barking a lot

Potential Health Concerns

Generally healthy dog breed but can suffer from heart defects and eye problems.
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