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Standard Schnauzer
Alemania FCI 182 . Pinscher and Schnauzer type

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 his country of origin he 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).

The name of Schnauzer is given to the breed for its first appearance in public in a show 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 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 they are classified as Terrier and are, 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 'salt and pepper' to solid black.

The hair on the face is extended to form a beard and eyebrows. The race is robust, and must be "heavy" for its height with lots of 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 dogs have cropped ears and tails.

Traditionally, the ears they are cut and the tail as well. However, in many European countries and in Australia, ear and tail docking is prohibited and dogs show off their natural ears and tails.

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, just as all people have the potential to inherit a particular disease. Run, do not walk, from any breeder that does not offer a health guarantee on puppies, to tell you that the breed is 100 percent healthy and has no known problems, or 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 breed's health problems and the incidence with which they 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 of 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.) have been screened for these defects and considered healthy for breeding. That's where health records come in..

Remember that after bringing a new puppy home, has the power to protect you from 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.. Make the most of your preventive skills to help ensure a healthier dog for life.

Characteristics "Standard Schnauzer"

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 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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Home ⓘ

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Images Standard Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzer Videos

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Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 182
  • Group 2: Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs
  • 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 – Watchdog


FCI breed standard "Standard Schnauzer"

FCIFCI - Standard Schnauzer
Schnauzer

Alternative names:

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