Giant Schnauzer
Alemania FCI 181 . Pinscher and Schnauzer type

Schnauzer Gigante

The Giant Schnauzer is a balanced dog, sweet with children and distrustful with strangers.

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History

The Giant Schnauzer It is a large and compact dog breed, a native of Germany. Oldest, lover of water and active, It is one of the three varieties of Schnauzer.

The Schnauzer breed in its three varieties, tiene orígenes muy antiguos y comunes a los del Terrier (of those who descend).

Y, Although the aires were very Terrier, luego la cría y selección de la raza Schnauzer se enfocó especialmente en la guarda y la defensa.

In works (prints, pictures, dibujos…) de finales del siglo XV ya aparecían representados perros de características muy similares a las del Schnauzer actual, along with horses and stagecoaches.

Giant Schnauzer, in special, appears the documents described in 1832 making reference to cattle and horse farms located in the region of Bavaria (also known as, tierras altas de Alemania…), en esa zona al Schnauzer Gigante lo llamaban “Oberlander”.

Anyway until the year 1923 not an official standard of the breed was drafted. Since then, they began to develop the breed, and experts say that the giant variety descended (like the thumbnail) the Standard Schnauzer.

Después de la Primera Guerra Mundial, the population of Giant Schnauzer was significantly reduced, debido a los desastres de la guerra y a que los soldados los utilizaban en sus combates y eran tan sumamente leales que preferían morir con sus amos.

Pero en la historia de casi toda raza canina existe un salvador…, and in this case it was a farm called Kinzigtal, (c) property. Clalaminus who contributed to the restoration of the breed.

It was in this cattery where were the crosses with other dog breeds which resulted in the dominant black Schnauzer. But while there are people who adventure were the intervening races at the crossroads, is something that is really unknown.

Physical characteristics

The fur of the Giant Schnauzer is smooth and dense. Usually, the fur is black or grey color. Its average weight is of the 32 to the 45,326 kg and measured high among 59 and 68 cm.. The proper way to walk of the Giant Schnauzer is trot fast and strong.

El Schnauzer Gigante es uno de los perros de guardia y defensa poco conocidos por el público en general, but very appreciated by the fans because there are many qualities of the breed.

Mainly used in Europe in disasters, búsqueda de drogas y seguridad, en la Argentina los vemos en Gendarmería Nacional, Aeronautics and, recently, in the national penitentiary service.

The Giant Schnauzer may compete in dog agility trials, go-carting, obedience, flyball, Schutzhund, el seguimiento y la cría de los acontecimientos. As well, It can be trained to compete in herding trials.

Character and skills

He is an impetuous but balanced dog, con una energía extraordinaria. In addition to being a guardian vigilant has a good-natured character that manifests itself in the desire to play and the delicacy with which treats children.

Its ease of training, value and health of iron are qualities that make it one of the best guard dogs that exist.

It should be noted his ability and willingness of tracking that have made him the ideal dog for security agencies.

El que se decida por esta raza tendrá un perro de compañía, always present and willing to show appreciates the, a companion joyful, playful and guardian, without fear, beings that love and its territory.

Giant Schnauzer Health

All purebred dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems, así como todas las personas tienen el potencial de heredar una enfermedad particular. Huya de cualquier criador que no ofrezca una garantía de salud sobre los cachorros, to tell you that race has no known problems, or keep the cubs isolated from the main part of the home for health reasons. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about the health problems of race and incidence occurring with.

The conditions that have been seen in the Giant Schnauzers include orthopedic problems like hip dysplasia, eye problems such as progressive retinal atrophy, cobalamin malabsorption (vitamin B-12) resulting in chronic anemia, and autoimmune thyroiditis.

Los criadores cuidadosos examinan a sus perros de cría en busca de enfermedades genéticas y crían sólo los ejemplares más saludables y de mejor aspecto, but sometimes Mother Nature has other ideas. Un cachorro puede desarrollar una de estas enfermedades a pesar de las buenas prácticas de cría. Advances in veterinary medicine mean that in most cases dogs can still live a good life. If you are going to have a puppy, pregunte al criador acerca de las edades de los perros de sus líneas y cuáles son las causas más comunes de muerte.

Not all visits by Giant Schnauzer to the vet they are due to a genetic problem. They are one of the breeds prone to bloating, a condition in which the stomach expands with air. This can become the most serious condition, gastric torsion or gastric dilatation volvulus, si el estómago se retuerce sobre sí mismo, cutting off blood flow. Gastric torsion suddenly hits, and a dog that was fine a minute can die a few hours later. Esté atento a síntomas como inquietud y paso, babeo, encías pálidas y lamido de labios, inability to purge and signs of pain. La torsión gástrica requiere una cirugía veterinaria inmediata, y la mayoría de los perros que se han hinchado una vez se hincharán de nuevo. This means that it is prudent to opt for the procedure known as “gastric torsion”, which will prevent the stomach from twisting in the future. This procedure can also be done as a preventive measure.

Remember that after bringing a new puppy home, has the power to protect you from one of the most common health problems: the obesity. Keep a Giant Schnauzer with a proper weight is one of the easiest ways to prolong your life. Make the most of your preventive skills to help ensure a healthier dog for life

Giant Schnauzer Care

The distinctive aspect of Giant Schnauzer – eyebrows, thick beard, trimmed body – it's not natural. Regular grooming is essential, including brushing, bathroom, the hair cut, nail trimming and ear cleaning. Wait brush (do it yourself or hire a professional hairdresser) your dog every six to eight weeks, especially if you want to keep short coat and well defined eyebrows. Regular brushing every week between styles will keep the breed's double coat (the outer hair is thin and hard, and the soft undercoat is dense) in good condition.

Compare prices before choosing a hairdresser. The toilet of a Giant Schnauzer requires good cutting skills and scissors. Asegúrate de que el peluquero tenga experiencia con la raza, both in terms of style and handling.

The rest is basic care. Trim nails as needed, usually every few weeks. Cepíllese los dientes con frecuencia para tener una buena salud general y un aliento fresco.

Characteristics "Giant Schnauzer"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Giant Schnauzer" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 181
  • Group 2: Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs
  • Section 1: Pinscher and Schnauzer type. With working trial.

Federations:

  • FCI – Pinscher and Schanuezer dogs. Molossian type Dogs and Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs. , Section 1.2: Schnauzer.
  • AKC – Working dogs
  • ANKC – Group 6 (utility dogs)
  • CKC – Group 3 – Working dogs
  • ​KC – Working dogs
  • NZKC – Utility dog
  • UKC – Watchdog


FCI breed standard "Giant Schnauzer"

FCIFCI - Giant Schnauzer
Schnauzer

Alternative names:

    1. Munich Schnauzer, Munchener, Russian Bear Schnauzer (English).
    2. Schnauzer géant (French).
    3. Riesenschnauzer (German).
    4. Schnauzer gigante (Portuguese).
    5. Schnauzer oso ruso (español).
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