Giant Schnauzer

Ease of Training
Shedding
Watchdog
Guard Dog
Popularity
Size

History

  • He was developed in Germany
  • He originated in Wurttemberg and Bavaria and was used as a helper on farms
  • The Great Dane was used to develop him into the size he is today
  • He has been used as a police and war dog

Personality and Behavior

  • He's very intelligent
  • He's very protective of his home and owners
  • He's a large and powerful dog
  • He can be aggressive with other male dogs
  • He needs plenty of space to romp and run around outside
  • He's a very healthy breed and lives a long life

Training

  • He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.

Shedding

  • He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)

Grooming / Maintenance

  • Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
  • Option 2: Strip his medium-length coat (pluck out the dead hairs) every 6 months and brush it occasionally.

Other varieties

  • Miniature Schnauzer, Standard Schnauzer, Giant Schnauzer

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