The Miniature Schnauzer is a breed of small dog of the Schnauzer type that originated in Germany in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Life span: 12 – 15 years
Temperament: Friendly, Fearless, Spirited, Alert, Obedient, Intelligent
Weight: Female: 5,4–8,2 kg, Male: 5,4–9,1 kg
Height: Female: 30–36 cm, Male: 30–36 cm
Colours: Black, White, Salt & Pepper, Black & Silver
Origin: United Kingdom, England
Health concerns: Allergies, epilepsy, diabetes and pancreatitis. The most common genetic problem in the breed is a strong tendency to form different types of bladder stones, usually struvite or calcium oxalate stones.
Did you know: Miniature Schnauzer is the 10th-most popular dog breed by registrations (45,263) worldwide.