14 Things You Need To Know About Schnauzers

The Schnauzers are terrific family pets. They are playful, intelligent, and hearty with children and adults as well. They are recognizable by their beards and bushy eyebrows. As for size, you can say “just right”. Here are some interesting facts about the Schnauzer:

#1 It is considered a robust and active breed

#2 The standard colors of this breed are black, black and silver, and salt and pepper, with no distinct markings

#3 Schnauzers have a thick, wiry double coat

#4 They do not shed much

#5 Schnauzers were bred to hunt rats, so they rely on their keen sense of hearing to locate the vermin

#6 They bark when they’re happy, sad, or just bored or to let you know how they’re feeling