A dog breed who’s got it all in one small package: intelligence, affection, an extroverted temperament, humor, and a personality that’s twice as big as he is. Throw in that walrus moustache and quivering enthusiasm, and he’ll make you laugh every day. With a Miniature Schnauzer in the house, you’ll never be alone, not even when you go to the bathroom. He’s got personality-plus, and whether he’s bounding around ahead of you or curled up snoozing on your lap, you’ll never be bored with him around.
Life Span: Miniature Schnauzer: 12 – 14 years, Standard Schnauzer: 13 – 16 years
Temperament: Obedient, Intelligent, Alert, Fearless, Spirited, Friendly
Height: Miniature Schnauzer: 12 – 14 in., Standard Schnauzer: 19 – 20 in
Weight: Miniature Schnauzer: 11 – 18 lbs, Standard Schnauzer: 31 – 44 lbs