A Miniature Schnauzer has it all. They are highly intelligent, very affectionate, have a great temperament, and have a larger than life personality. Hey if you like mustaches, they have those too. It is no wonder the Miniature Schnauzer has continued to gain popularity over the years. Puppies Galore tries to get Miniature Schnauzers ass often as we can so we can help connect them with their forever owners. If you would like to find out more about Miniature Schnauzers, read more below. Call us if you have any questions about Miniature Schnauzers, we will be glad to help. If you are interested in purchasing a Miniature Schnauzer, check our website for availability or come in to see our full selection of puppies.
Life Span – A Miniature Schnauzer lives an average of 12-14 years, but can live longer with proper nutrition and care.
Activity Level – High- A Miniature Schnauzer needs a lot of exercise. They get bored easily because they are highly intelligent. Having a fence or keeping the dog on a leash at all times is recommended. If they see a squirrel they will likely chase it and disregard your calls for them to stop.
Potential Height – 12 to 14 inches at the shoulder
Potential Weight – 12 to 20 pounds.
Barking – Frequent – A Miniature Schnauzer is a breed of terrier. They bark often. They are suspicious of new people and will go on high-alert at the smallest of sounds. It is important to note that with proper training a Miniature Schnauzer’s barking can be limited. Starting training early is a great idea.
Shedding –Low – The top coat is a different texture than their undercoat. The undercoat does not allow most of the top coat hair to fall out. Therefore, they are ideal for people with asthma or people who want a house pet.
Family Friendly – Definitely – Miniature Schnauzers are great with children and other family members.
Pet Friendly – Definitely – Mini-Schnauzers enjoy the company of other dogs in which they are familiar with. However, they think they are much larger than they are and for that reason they will size-up dogs that are much larger. It is important to not trust them with other small mammals-pets because they do like to catch small animals.
Fur Real Famous – A few celebrities who have owned miniature schnauzers: Curtis Jacksonv (50 Cent), Katherine Heigl, Doris Day, Rob Lowe, Usher, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Mary Tyler Moore.
Are you ready to purchase a Miniature Schnauzer? Puppies Galore has high-quality Miniature Schnauzers that are ready to go home with you.