FAQ’s for Our Adorable Mini Schnauzer Puppies!

January 4, 2018

With their regal air and sleek little bodies, the Miniature Schnauzer will definitely leave a lasting impression!

Mini Schnauzer puppies are easily recognizable breeds. Their distinct long brows and mustaches to match make them unforgettable in many ways. If you’re considering owning Mini Schnauzer puppies, below are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this beautiful breed. Check out our puppies right here!

From where did Mini Schnauzer puppies come from?

Mini Schnauzer puppies have been around since the late 19th century. They were initially bred to be guard dogs on farms. They are the result of crossbreeding the standard Schnauzer with Miniature Poodles or Affenpinschers, for the purpose of ratting. Schnauzers range in colors that include solid black, black and silver, and salt and pepper.

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What are their general temperaments?

They are natural watchdogs and some say they’re too good at their jobs! Mini Schnauzer puppies are pleasant and playful. They vary in temperaments. Some are serious and others are just silly and feisty. They can be suspicious of other dogs and should be socialized as early as possible. In either case, what’s consistent about Mini Schnauzer puppies is that they love companionship and long to be a part of a family.

What are their typical health concerns?

Mini Schnauzer puppies have a life span of 12 to 14 years. They range from 11 to 20 pounds in weight. They have been reported to be a generally healthy breed, however they do have some common concerns you need to watch out for later in their lives. Some of these include diabetes, allergies, bladder stones, ear infections, epilepsy, and pancreatitis.

How much exercise is required?

Mini Schnauzer puppies like to have daily walks, which mostly fills their required exercise. These darlings are perfect apartment puppies. They can thrive in small or large areas. Because of their typical playful dispositions, they can rip and run inside or outside!