Miniature Schnauzer Information

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Miniature Schnauzer

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Miniature Schnauzer

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The Miniature Schnauzer At a Glance
Recognized By
AKC 
Country of Origin
Germany 
Life Expectancy
12 - 14 yrs 
Height Range
12 - 14 in 
Weight Range
13 - 15 lbs 
Colors
Black, salt/pepper, or black/silver 
Trainability
Good with a consistent trainer who can keep it interesting 
With Children
Very good 
With Animals
Good with other pets 
Climate
Tolerates cold fairly well 
Indoor/Outdoor
Either; if indoors, needs plenty of exercise 
Exercise Reqd
High; needs to play 
Grooming Reqd
Daily brushing, occasional professional clipping, regular trimming on face. Beard needs to be kept clean after eating. 
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They are great with children- even my very dominant male lets himself be handled like a doll by my daughter. His only flaw is that he is a Barker! No schooling, collar or therapy has helped. We still love him though!
- Posted by Melanie Gouveia from Laval, Quebec, Canada
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Miniature Schnauzer Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Miniature Schnauzer breeders:

CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Myotonia Congenita (genetic test)
Patellar Luxation Test - OFA

Miniature Schnauzer Health Issues