About the Schnauzer
Schnauzer calendars are a delightful choice for
dog enthusiasts who adore this energetic and friendly breed.
These calendars feature a collection of captivating
photographs or charming illustrations of the Schnauzers,
showcasing their unique characteristics and playful nature.
Schnauzers are a breed of dog known for their
distinctive appearance and lively personalities. They belong
to the Terrier family and are divided into three main types:
Schnauzer, the Standard Schnauzer, and the Giant
Miniature Schnauzers are the smallest of the three
varieties, standing at about 12 to 14 inches (30 to 36 cm)
tall at the shoulder and weighing around 11 to 20 pounds (5
to 9 kg). They have a compact, sturdy build and a wiry
double coat that is typically salt-and-pepper or black in
color. With their bushy eyebrows, mustache, and beard,
Miniature Schnauzers have a distinct, expressive face.
Standard Schnauzers are medium-sized dogs, standing
around 17.5 to 19.5 inches (44 to 50 cm) tall and weighing
between 30 to 45 pounds (14 to 20 kg). They have a robust
and athletic build, with a wiry, dense coat that is usually
solid black or salt-and-pepper. Their keen, alert eyes and
distinctive bushy eyebrows give them an intelligent and
Giant Schnauzers are the largest of the Schnauzer breeds,
standing at around 23.5 to 27.5 inches (60 to 70 cm) tall
and weighing between 60 to 85 pounds (27 to 39 kg). They
have a powerful, muscular build and a dense, wiry coat that
is typically solid black. Despite their size, Giant
Schnauzers are known for their agility and versatility,
often excelling in activities such as obedience, tracking,
and protection work.
All Schnauzers share some common
traits. They are intelligent, spirited, and generally eager
to please their owners. They are known for their loyalty and
make excellent companions and family pets. Schnauzers are
typically good with children and can adapt well to various
living environments, including apartments, as long as they
receive regular exercise and mental stimulation.
These dogs are also known for their protective instincts and
make excellent watchdogs. They have a natural alertness and
will bark to alert their owners of any potential threats or
unfamiliar situations. Schnauzers are generally sociable
with people but may be reserved with strangers until
Overall, Schnauzers are beloved
for their distinctive appearance, lively personalities, and
versatility in various roles, making them cherished pets and
companions for many families.
Schnauzers were originally bred in
Germany as versatile working dogs. They were commonly used
as farm dogs, guarding livestock and property, and as
efficient vermin hunters. Their keen senses and intelligence
made them excellent at these tasks. Today, Schnauzers still
possess many of these working instincts and can excel in
various roles, including therapy dogs, search and rescue
dogs, and even as police or military dogs.