Country of Origin: Germany
Coat: Can be black with silver markings, or salt-and-pepper colored. Occasionally they are completely white.
Character: This breed is lively, intelligent, attentive, and can be stubborn. It is very loyal to its family.
Temperament: This dog gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets. Strangers will be announced with loud barking.
Care: Hair around the face should be combed regularly to avoid tangles. Excessive hair around the pads of the feet must be trimmed. The coat needs to be plucked by hand twice a year. It must never be clipped.
Training: The handler must be confident and consistent. They are eager learners, but sometimes have their own agenda.
Activity: The Miniature Schnauzer has boundless energy. It likes to run and play in the yard and take long country walks.
Description : Miniature Schnauzers are energetic, active dogs with clean habits. Their size makes them delightful companions for apartment dwellers or someone with a small house and yard. Charming and attractive, the perky Miniature Schnauzers are devoted to home and family. They can make excellent family pets and companions for children.