Schnauzer Byte: Choosing a Good Breeder

Finding a good miniature schnauzer puppy

When choosing a miniature schnauzer breeder, be sure to take your time. Look at a lot of breeders, and consider references from the AKC. Do your research. Remember no puppy mills, and no backyard breeders. Two things (out of about 50) to look for in a mini schnauzer breeder: 1. A three-to-five year health guarantee against serious genetic defects. (I'd run away from one-year guarantees, it can take three to five years for some … [Read more...]

Miniature Schnauzer Temperament

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Miniature Schnauzer Temperament A miniature schnauzer's temperament is not dependent upon its color. Whether black, salt & pepper or black & silver, the mini schnauzer is intelligent, loving and mischievous. To have a mini schnauzer with the idea temperament, one must be sure to train and socialize the dog. Socialization of a mini schnauzer puppy cannot be emphasized enough, without it the pup can be downright mean to children, … [Read more...]

Proliferation of NuVet Pet Vitamins

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If you start researching for a puppy, you are going to find a lot of breeders are promoting Nuvet pet vitamins. After seeing the 40th breeder mentioning these miracle pet vitamins, I became suspicious. Then, I noticed every breeder has a special, exclusive "code" for the consumer to use to purchase the vitamins. (I smell kickbacks) It gets worse — some breeders make this brand of vitamin mandatory for the life of their dog, or the health … [Read more...]