One of the most common questions I get asked is “What is the difference between a male or female?” When I first started breeding schnauzers, this was an important question as the general characteristic between the genders was notably different. Over the years however, I have gradually shaped my breeding program to create puppies with […]
The links below may provide you with information on training your Schnauzer puppy. As with any information, check out the links and make your own decision about what will work for you and what won’t. Whatever you decide, know that you must train your Schnauzer and the training must start the very minute you bring […]
What is a breeder? Read this funny little post about what breeder life is really like
Schnauzers are often described as the small dog with the big personality – Alertness, fearlessness and adaptability to any circumstance or climate are amongst his chief characteristics. Originally created as ratters, very few Mini’s now serve that purpose, having “graduated” to the status of “Companion”.
Hundreds of years ago, tail docking was performed to protect the dog for injury as it carried out its job as vermin hunter on farms. Now it is unncessary consmetic surgery that is being banned in many countries like Canada.
There are more colors in the Miniature Schnauzer Breed than just black, black/silver and salt/pepper. The recessive colors of liver, liver/tan, parti, white are naturally occuring in the breed and are present in litter records as far back as 1884. Find out more about the common and rare colors for the Miniature Schnauzer Breed.
First, let me say this – THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A TOY SCHNAUZER. If you have been looking around for a toy schnauzer, you have likely been told that they don’t exist. That is because they are not “officially” recognized as their own breed. Toys are still registered as Miniature Schnauzers but when […]