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...]

Genetic Disorders in Miniature Schnauzers

Miniature Schnauzer Health

Every breed of dog has one or more genetic defects that are particular to its breed. Miniature schnauzers are no different. Genetic Disorders in Miniature Schnauzers are one of the main reasons someone interested in a mini schnauzer as a pet should do their research when selecting a breeder. The most common health problems with miniature schnauzers are (inherited) eye problems: retinal dysplasia, cataracts, blindness Be sure that your … [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...]