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About the Breed:
The Miniature Schnauzer is just one of many hypoallergenic dog breeds. It has a wiry top coat and soft undercoat. The breed requires frequent grooming, including trips to a professional groomer every 2-4 weeks. The typical "Schnauzer cut" gives this breed a long, bushy beard, a short coat on the torso, and fluffy hair on the legs. Daily brushing is recommended.
This breed is happy, intelligent and energetic, but requires a solid foundation of obedience training and strict discipline. The Miniature Schnauzer can be a wonderful family pet if properly trained and socialized. Be aware that, like most Terriers, this breed has tendency to be quite vocal.
Because of its high energy level, the Miniature Schnauzer should get plenty of regular exercise. Establish a daily routine, such as running or brisk walking. Or, consider enrolling this dog in agility.
Overall, the Miniature Schnauzer makes a wonderful pet for all kinds of households. Raising your Miniature Schnauzer properly can result in a long, happy and fulfilling companionship. Also, the Miniature Schnauzer is closely related to its larger counterparts, the Standard Schnauzer and Giant Schnauzer.
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