We work better the breed, to preserve the amazing qualities that are a Giant Schnauzer. We breed for the true love of the breed. Breeding for quality , health, temperment, size and muscle you see in a working Giant Schnauzer. Our pups make wonderful family pets, protection dogs, working dogs and therapy/service dogs. We train and compete in Rally and Formal Obedience. Our Dogs have proven temperments and workability. They are AKC registered. They are tested and cleared for VWB, OFA eyes, OFA thyroid, Pen-hip.
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Of the three Schnauzer types, the Giant Schnauzer is the largest and most powerful. They are described as being robust, strongly built, well-muscled and active. Their body is strong, compact, and nearly square, combining great power with agility. The stride is free and vigorous, with good reach and drive. They are described as a bold and valiant figure of a dog.
Males should stand between 25.5 and 27.5 inches and weigh between 60-95 pounds, Females should stand between 23.5 inches and 25.5 inches and weigh between 55-75 pounds.
The Giant Schnauzer originated in the country side of Bavaria and Wurrtemburg. Developed in the 17th century. Cattlemen there were inpressed by the smaller Standard Schnauzer, and sought to emulate them on a larger scale that would be suitable for driving cattle. It is likely , though not documented, that they crossed the Standard Schnauzer with larger dogs including the . Great Dane and Bouvier des Flandres, and even crosses with the black poodle. They worked as guard dogs on the farm, in the butchers, and the breweries. The Giant Schnauzer excel in a vast range of fields, from police work and guard work, search and rescue, the agility ring and hearding.
This is a breed that combines so much personality into one. They are energetic and inteliigent, playful, mischievous, loyal, protective, and fun loving. They are enough to keep an experienced owner on their toes. The Giant Schnauzer is a high energy dog who is more energetic than many other breeds of a similar size, You should plan at least an hour's exercise every day, idealy more. This is a dog who will also love the opportunity to head out to the hills for a day hiking. They need high-intensity exercise every day, which should include the opportunity to run free. They tolerate the cold better than the sun. Given the ideal exercise and mental stimulation you will be rewarded with a calm and settled companion. They have a high prey drive, so care is needed to ensure that you have trained a reliable recall and exercise off-leash in a safe enviornment . They learn quickly, and while this can be to your advantage, it can also mean that they can learn the wrong thing just as quickly. Early enrolment to puppy classes is essential so that you soon have a well-mannered dog who will be a pleasure to own. The key to harmonious living with a Giant Schnauzer is ensuring that their physical and mental needs are met. Then they become a well-mannered family dog who is a delight to live with. But be warned, fail to meet their needs, and you'll have a dog who becomes destructive and difficult to manage.
Weekly grooming is essential. To maintain a healthy coat fully brush them out every week with a full groom that includes nail care, ear care, clippering or stripping every 4-6 weeks.
26 3/4 inches tall 84 pounds
26 3/4inches 76 pounds
27 3/4 inches 95 pounds