Shoulder height: 23-28 inches Weight: 55-110 lbs
Their coat is made up of two layers. The double coat is harsh, hard, and wiry with a soft undercoat. Their coat colors are a solidly black or pepper and salt.
The Giant Schnauzer is a loving, happy dog who is very smart. They make great watchdogs and are very alert. They do have a tendency to run the home if rules and training are not set in place from early on.
Schnauzers are very vocal dogs, known to bark at even the slightest of noises. They get along well with other people, other dogs and are great with children. They are gentle giants and would love to be a lap dog if they were a bit smaller.
Coat can be kept in good condition by brushing or combing daily. This will also help to prevent matting.
The Giant Schnauzer has a very dominant personality and does better with a family that enforces structure, daily exercise, and stability. With early training and an owner who takes charge, this breed does exceptionally well in an active family environment.
This dog breed needs plenty of activity. They gain weight easily, which can result in many health issues as this breed gets older. Keep in mind that while they are very active, like their smaller versions, they do tire more quickly.
Make sure you understand the needs and of the Giant Schnauzer before bringing one into your home. A dog of this size needs plenty of space and loves attention, so a family integrated life is the perfect fit for the Giant Schnauzer. Below you can find breeders with Giant Schnauzer Puppies for sale when you are ready to add to your family!
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