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Schnauzer Puppies 2014 Wall Calendar


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A dog starv'd at his 
master's gate
Predicts the ruin of the state.
- William Blake


Miniature Schnauzer puppy

"Piper"

Miniature Schnauzer adult
Menolly's Klassic Kaira
"Kaira"

 The Miniature Schnauzer hails from Germany where he is known as the Zwergschnauzer. He was created by crossing the Standard Schnauzer with smaller breeds such as the Affenpinscher and Miniature Pinscher. 

Originally used for herding, protecting the flocks, and as a watchdog and barnyard ratter, the Miniature Schnauzer soon became a treasured family pet. 

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

His size (14 inches at the shoulder) makes him at home in almost any environment from urban apartment to rural farm. His coat is harsh and wiry and can be solid black, black and silver, or salt and pepper. Daily brushing is required to keep the coat mat-free. This dog can be a wonderful companion for allergy sufferers as he is naturally clean and his coat does not shed. 

The Miniature Schnauzer's engaging personality and devotion to his family make him an excellent family pet and children's playmate. He is energetic, active, charming, and attractive. He has a naturally eager-to-please personality. The only one of the three schnauzers who is classified as a terrier, the Miniature Schnauzer is as spirited and active as any terrier. 

He needs long, daily walks and loves to play off leash. The Miniature Schnauzer is intelligent and easily trained but requires a confident handler who is fair and consistent. Schnauzers have minds of their own and need variety in training to keep their interest. 

 
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Catherine Betts, My Schnauzers
British Columbia



 

British Columbia

Kennel/Website

Catherine Betts
2943 Palm Crescent
Abbotsford, BC  V2T 2G5
(604) 835-0160
Email:
Schnauzergal@gmail.com

My Schnauzers


Ontario

Kennel/Website

Tracey Brown
RR#2
St. Williams, ON    N0E 1P0
(519) 410-4060
Email:
info@silvercastle.ca   

Silvercastle Reg'd


Michele Cadieux
1 Gates Crescent
Ajax, ON  L1S 7C7
(905) 428-6206
Email:
nannyskennel@rogers.com

Nannys Reg'd


Sandra Gamble 
5883 Biamonte Crescent
Niagara Falls, ON  L2E 1Y7
(905) 357-1238
Email:
Sgamble3@cogeco.ca

Miniature Schnauzer puppy
Gamble's Reg'd Miniature Schnauzers


Lynda L. Graham
5414 Snake Island Road
Manotick, ON  K4M 1B4
(613) 826-2419
Email:
lyndagraham@xplornet.com

Paw-Zazz Reg'd


Mihaela Ionescu
129 Vellore Avenue
Woodbridge, ON   L4H 2W4
(905) 653-5437
Email:
puppiesonthebridge@rogers.com

Miniature Schnauzer puppies
Puppies On The Bridge


Barb Kemp
4571 Hwy 61
Neebing, ON  P7L 0B4
(807) 473-0633
Email:
ravenswatch@tbaytel.net  

Ravenswatch Miniature Schnauzers


Eva Monsen
364 Meadowbrook Drive
Milton, ON  L9T 3Y7
(905) 876-3407
Email:
evalill@aol.com

Evalill Reg'd



Nova Scotia

Kennel/Website

Angela Bradley
494 Bear Point
Shelburne County, NS  B0W 3B0
(902) 723-2724
Email:
mabradley@live.ca

Sandyshore Kennels


Diane Ryan
1718 Hwy 341
Port William, NS    BOP 1TO
(902) 670-6405
Email: 
Diane.ryan@xcountry.tv

Miniature Schnauzers
Emmalor Kennels


 
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Rescue

Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Alberta
Ferne Gudnason
(403) 788-2189

Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Ontario
Andrea Walli

 

Did you know?


Dogs' vocal cords
are quite a bit thicker and less sensitive than ours which means that they can bark longer than we can before getting a hoarse throat. 

Dogs can only make about 10 sounds.

 

 

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