Miniature, but mighty protective. Bearded, but beguiling. Affectionate, but somewhat independent. Traditionally among the AKC's 15 most popular breeds, Miniature Schnauzers pack a lot of personality into their sturdy, compact frames. This guide fills you in on their needs and attributes, covering:
The history and traits of the breed
How to select your pet
Things you'll need to make your pup feel at home
Feeding, exercise, training, and healthcare
Grooming the double coat and the characteristic bushy beard, mustache, and eyebrows
Bonus chapters available on companion Web site
Typically sociable and loyal, your Miniature Schnauzer will probably want to stay by your side--whether you're taking a walk or taking a nap!