The Miniature Schnauzer was developed in Germany as a small farm dog, but brave. The first recordings of miniature Schnauzer 19th century, when race was used by farmers to the rats in the barn and the cattle guard, companies and families to hunt. The Miniature Schnauzer was developed in a successful attempt to overthrow the size of crossing the Standard Schnauzer with smaller dogs as Affenpinshers, Miniature Pinscher and Poodle.
The Miniature Schnauzer is one of the most popular dogs in the United States and many other countries, but before heading out to buy a miniature schnauzer puppy, always ask if they are able and willing to care for a dog for the next 12 - 14 years. You will be able to offer time, money and energy to devote to this new family member?
The fact that you live in an apartment in the city should not prevent us from taking a schnauzer puppy of this breed, because it can be a great life in an apartment as long as frequent walks, and has much time to play "open. Dog Schnauzer picture is a happy and playful creature, with tons of energy, and if there is a good outlet for all this grain may be a sad and troublesome dog. Schnauzer that will be given a lot of exercise are naturally susceptible to obesity . has a miniature schnauzer puppy, unless you are sure they are willing to provide adult dogs long walks every day of life. If you live near a park or similar will be even better because the dog loves to play Schnauzer without a leash.
The coat of the Miniature Schnauzer requires daily care and requires two visits to a professional dog cutter for years. If you do not have enough time and money with this, get a Schnauzer puppy is not a good idea.
According to the AKC standard (American Kennel Club) in order to create miniature Schnauzer dogs must be friendly and intelligent dogs who are willing to develop. The ideal Miniature Schnauzer is alert and lively, but very obedient to his coach. Feet very aggressive and cold is considered a defect.
When it comes to appearance, AKC standard states that the purpose of creating miniature Schnauzer dog must be the creation of strong dogs that resembles the Standard Schnauzer greater. Schnauzer size should be between 12 and 14 cm, and the dog must be almost square, in relation to the length of length. The tail should be high on the vertical. In the U.S. There are three recognized colors: solid black, black and silver and salt and pepper. Regardless of color must always be twice the hair being formed by a hard and tough outer layer, the coat should always be double and consist of a hard and wiry other coat that is combined with a close undercoat.