The Standard Schnauzer is the oldest of the three schnauzer breeds and medium-sized dogs native to southern Germany. Though the Standard Schnauzer learns fast, it has a slight stubborn streak. These breeds are sociable companions, alert watchdogs, enthusiastic backyard squirrel chasers, and are good with kids and protective of loved ones. Generally classified as a working or utility dog, this versatile breed is robust, squarely built. These include high intelligence, agility, alertness, reliability, strength, and endurance.
- Dog Breed Group: Working Dogs
- Height: 47 to 50 cm
- Weight: 30 to 44 pounds
- Life Span: 13 to 16 years
- Other Names:Schnauzer