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
Origins

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

 Working Dogs
Coat:

 Harsh wiry coat with dense undercoat.
Grooming:

 Daily brushing to avoid tangles
Average Height:

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

 32-35 kgs, 770-77 lbs,
Colour:

 Black or salt and pepper colouring.
Temperament:

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

 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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