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We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.
- Anna Sewell


Giant Schnauzer puppy

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Originating in Munich, Germany, the Giant Schnauzer was bred to herd cattle and drive them to market. 

Giants have worked in protection and as police dogs. They have also be used in search and rescue. 

Schnauzers may take their name from the German word "schnauze" which means "snout" or from the word "schnauzbart" meaning "an obvious mustache".  

The Giant is the largest of the Schnauzers and stands 27 1/2 inches at the shoulder. His dense, weather resistant double coat is wiry and may be black or salt and pepper with lighter coloured markings on the head chest and legs. These dogs are odorless and do not shed. Schnauzers' beards give them an unusual look that is hard to resist!

Loyal and protective, the Giant's temperament is high-spirited, alert, highly  intelligent, and independent. Their love of their family is strong, and they will want to be with you, a true companion, all day.  A playful breed, Giants will play fetch, run alongside a bike, or jog with their owners. They also adore swimming. The owner of this breed should be prepared to spend time with them. 

As puppies, they need a great deal of exercise. As they mature, they will be happy to spend more quiet time with their owners.

Giant Schnauzers are easily trained and excel at obedience work as long as they do not find it boring. As with any dog, early socialization to other dogs and children is always a good idea.

 

 
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Dr. Erin Michalak
2595 Sylvan Drive
Robert's Creek, BC
(604) 886-0793
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Olga Gagne
PO Box 149
St. Davids, ON  L0S 1P0
(905) 262-4682
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bluechip149@sympatico.ca

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Adam Moore
292 McCutcheon Road
Roblin, ON  K0K 2W0 
(613) 388-1118   
Email:
adam@magisterialkennels.com 

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Using their swiveling ears like radar dishes, experiments have shown that dogs can locate the source of a sound in 6/100ths of a second.

 

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