Standard Schnauzer
Alemania FCI 182 - Pinscher and Schnauzer

Schnauzer Mediano

Starting at the Standard Schnauzer the other two varieties were developed (Giant and Enano)

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History

The Standard Schnauzer (standard) It is the original race of the three Schnauzer breeds, and despite his fur and aspect in general, This is not related to the English Terrier. This is one of the oldest breeds in Europe. This race is beautiful, robust, square build and medium-sized with a similar aristocratic, This was the favorite breed of Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt.

In its country of origin is known as Mittelschnauzer (Standard Schnauzer) to distinguish it from the giant form and the form miniature.

Regardless of the origin of the breed, It should be noted that the racial standard of the Schnauzer was set for the first time in the year 1880, and in the year 1885 the first breed club was established in Germany. He had to wait 40 more years, to be made in United States (1925).

Schnauzer named given to race for its first presentation in public in an exhibition contest. This contest (Hannover 1879) won it a dog presented as wire-haired Pinscher. The winner can be called Schnauzer (“whiskered”) and thereafter, all the wire-haired Pinscher have received the name of Schnauzer.

The classification of the Schnauzer has always brought about controversy, because that is what you don't want to classify as Terrier, likely as not being a race that cace as dog's burrow. The controversy is that dogs as the Manchester Terrier Yes they are classified as a Terrier and, as it is the case of the above-mentioned, the prototype of the dog buzzard without being trained for hunting dog's burrow.

Physical characteristics

The Standard Schnauzer has a rough coat, with colors ranging from the 'salt and pepper' to the solid black.

The hair on the face is extended to form a beard and eyebrows. The race is robust, and it should be "heavy" for his height with portions of the muscle and bone.

The ideal ranges of the weight and of the height vary, considerably, from a standard race which is as follows: The males range between 45 and 50 cm of high cross and usually weigh between 15.5 and 22.5 kg. The females measure between 42.5 and 47.5 High Cross and usually weigh between 13.5 and 20.2 kg).

In United States, most of the dogs have cropped ears and tail.

Traditionally, the ears they are cut and the tail also. However, in many European countries and Australia, the cutting of ears and tail are prohibited and dogs look their ears and tails natural.

Character and skills

It's a race that, similar to the German Pinscher, It was created for the extermination of vermin on farms, Although he didn't mention in other tasks, becoming a multi-purpose dog. They included the roles played by the Schnauzer, driving cattle.

It´s jealous, It loving and a good former. All varieties of Schnauzer have a character that is described as impetuous, strong but very balanced.

Love your family, they are safe and affable with children and rather distrustful with strangers.

Schnauzer Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems, and all people have the potential to inherit a particular disease. Run, do not walk, any breeder that does not offer a health guarantee in puppies, to tell you that the breed is 100 percent healthy and has no known problems, or to tell you that your puppies are 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 the incidence with which occur in their lines.

Some of the conditions that affect standard Schnauzers include hip dysplasia; eye problems (including cataracts and retinal dysplasia); a heart condition known as pulmonary stenosis; hipotiriodismo; Hemophilia (a bleeding disorder); and bladder stones.

Not all of these conditions are detectable on a growing puppy, and it can be difficult to predict whether an animal will be free from these diseases, so a reputable breeder must be found who is committed to raising the healthiest animals possible. Must be able to produce an independent certification that the parents of the dog (and grandparents, etc.) They have been examined to detect these defects and considered healthy for breeding. That's where they enter medical records.

Remember that after bringing a new puppy home, It has the power to protect one of the most common health problems: the obesity. Maintaining a standard Schnauzer at the right weight is one of the easiest ways to extend your life.. To take the most of preventive skills to help ensure a healthier dog for life.

Schnauzer standard Evaluations

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

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI 182:
  • Group 2: Pinscher and Schnauzer- Molossoid breeds – Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs.
  • Section 1: Pinscher and Schnauzer type. Without working trial.
  • Federations:
    • FCI – Pinscher and Schanuezer dogs. Molossian type Dogs and Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs. , Section 1: Pinscher and Schnauzer.
    • AKC – Dogs working
    • ANKC – Group 6 (utility dogs)
    • CKC – Group 3 – Working dogs
    • ​KC – Working dogs
    • NZKC – Utility dog
    • UKC – Guard dog

    FCI Standard for Standard Schnauzer breed

    SCHNAUZER FCI

    Alternative names:

      1. Mittelschnauzer, Schnauzer, Wire-Haired Pinscher (English).
      2. Schnauzer (French).
      3. Schnauzer (German).
      4. Schnauzer (Portuguese).
      5. Schnauzer estándar, Schnauzer-Pinscher (Spanish).
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