Miniature Schnauzers standards

Miniature Schnauzers standards 
Miniature schnauzer breeders

AKC Miniature Schnauzer Breed Standard

Miniature Schnauzers standards

Miniature Schnauzer Breeders

Miniature Schnauzers standards 

General Appearance – The Miniature Schnauzer is robust and active resembling his larger cousin, the Standard Schnauzer.

  • Size & Proportion – 12 to 14 inches. The Miniature Schnauzer has a sturdy build nearly square in proportion; weighing 11 to 20 pounds. Miniature Schnauzer Growth Rate Chart
  • Head – The Schnauzer's head is rectangular and strong; forehead unwrinkled; top skull flat.
  • Muzzle – The Miniature Schnauzer's muzzle is strong in proportion to skull; ending in a moderate blunt.
  • Eyes - The Miniature Schnauzer eyes are small and a very dark brown color. They are oval in appearance and the Schnauzer eyes are keen and insightful in expression.
  • Ears – The uncropped Mini Schnauzer ears are small and V-shaped, folding close to the skull.
  • Neck – The Miniature Schnauzer neck is strong and well arched, blending into the Schnauzer's shoulders. Skin fits tightly at the throat.
  • Body - The Mini Schnauzer body is short and deep. The underbody does not present a tucked-up appearance at the flank.
  • Tail – The Miniature Schnauzer tail is set high, carried erect, and docked long enough to be clearly visible over the backline of body.
  • Forelegs - The forelegs of the Miniature Schnauzer are straight and parallel when viewed from all sides.
  • Hindquarters - The hindquarters of the Miniature Schnauzer are strong muscled with slanting thighs.
  • Feet - Mini Schnauzer's paws are short and round with thick black pads. Toes are arched and compact.
  • Coat – The Schnauzer coat is a double coat. A hard, wiry outer coat and close, smooth undercoat.
  • Color – An AKC Miniature Schnauzer comes in 3 recognized colors which are: salt and pepper, black and silver, and solid black. Info on White Miniature Schnauzers.
  • Temperament - The Miniature Schnauzer should be alert and spirited, yet obedient to command.
  • Miniature Schnauzers standards 

    Information provided by The American Kennel Club Miniature Schnauzer Breed Standard.

    Schnauzer breeders of Wyoming. We love the schnauzer breed and what a  adorable awesome lovable cute friend with a happy temperament.

    The schnauzer also loves to snuggle!

    Please enjoy the information on this page! I hope it helps you understand the schnauzer breed and our love for the schnauzer breed!

    Schnauzers are a wonderful pet and companies for all.

    Please take owning a pet seriously for they need lots of care and love from you and your family!!

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