The Giant Schnauzer (Facts-Characteristics-Information-and-Training-with-Pictures)

The Giant Schnauzer

December 16, 2015 • DOG Breeds • Views: 7709

The Giant Schnauzer is a combination of intelligence, hard working power, and loyalty. He can be an excellent dog if its well trained from the childhood.

Characteristics:
The Giant Schnauzers are big in size.
Apartments are not suitable for this big size breed.
Giant Schnauzers make excellent guard dogs.
They are very energetic and playful minded.
They might suffer from depression and mental pressure if they kept in alone without any company.

Personality:
This breed of dogs has a great personality. They have much energy, powerful brain and can be a great companion and also such types who make life interesting with their independent thinking and enjoyment. In short, he can be handful, even for the dog owners who are experienced. Moreover, in the right home, he can prove himself as a loyal and courageous companion.

Color, Coat & Grooming:
The Giant Schnauzer’s outer coat is not soft but dense, with hairs that keep on standing up from the skin. They have a cute but harsh beard and eyebrows that are the Schnauzer’s hallmark.
The coat of Giant Schnauzer may be solid black or pepper and salt. The pepper-and-salt mixing combination of black and white hairs and white hairs can be found in banding with black. At a short distance, the pepper-and-salt coat can be turned into gray.

Health:
Giant Schnauzer is a healthy breed. Their health can be maintained by proper food and exercise every day. Giant Schnauzer, which is male, stands 25.5 to 27.5 inches at the shoulder and weighs about 60 to 80 pounds. On the other side, Females are found in 23.5 to 25.5 inches and weigh about 55 to 75 pounds.
To get a healthy puppy, you should collect it from verified and legal pet store or animal farms.

Feeding:
The food amount can be changed according to the dog’s size and health. Little puppy needs less food than the adult one. You can consult with the animal doctor to aware of the perfect food menu or food amount.

Care:
The Giant Schnauzer’s double coat has to be brushed with a stiff bristle or slicker brushes that are suitable for dog, about three times a week to prevent dirt and bacteria from forming in the undercoat. Wash his face after finishing every meal.
Giant Schnauzer is not suitable for any apartment or small spaces. He needs large space where he can move easily. He should take for walk or exercise about 1 hour daily. As it’s a very active and working dog, you should keep him busy with some task or game every time.

With Children, Family & other pets:
Giant Schnauzers are not allowed for homes with young children. They have been suggested for age range when they turned into 12 and older who have enough maturity to cope with a large-breed dog.
Giant Schnauzers don’t have any tendency to be so much friendly with other dogs, especially those who have the same sex, and alone they are not trustworthy with cats, no matter how much assured are you for them about it.