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Giant Schnauzer

The Three Schinauzers, the standard is the prototype a german breed of great antiquity.

Breed History

The breed was originally developed in Germany as one of the three distinct Schnauzer breeds, Miniature, Standard and Giant.These are agricultural sections where the raising of sheep and livestock were a major occupation. Livestock had to be driven to market, and the Schnauzer was the aid to the shepherd.For many years the Giant Schnauzer was called the Munchener, and it is widely known as a great cattle and driving dog. The breed was also used as a guard dog being in the possession of the butchers and the breweries.

Breed Features

  • sizeMedium Size
  • coat lengthMedium Coat
  • trainabilityResponds Well
  • grooming requiredWeekly Grooming
  • activity levelSome Exercise
  • barking levelBarks When Necessary

Breed Colors

  • Black
  • Pepper & Salt
  • Black & Tan
  • Fawn

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