This breed is a working dog. The Giant Schnauzer thrives on being given a task or duty. They are loyal, valiant, bold, and can have a dominant personality. The Giant Schnauzer loves to play, so having plenty of room to romp and roam is ideal.
This breed is quite intelligent and should be kept occupied with plenty of exercise or a job. They will tend to get into trouble if they get bored so if you find yourself owning a Giant Schnauzer, make sure you have at least an hour of walks or jogging and a bit of play every day to keep .The Giant Schnauzer is one of the more dominant breeds so it is best if it is owned and trained by a more experienced individual. A novice with a Giant Schnauzer may very well end up on the other side of the leach.
The Giant Schnauzer is also a great watch and guard dog. They can be suspicious of strangers and very reserved around people who are not their family. They need plenty of socialization with both people and other dogs while growing up.
Origin of the Giant Schnauzer
The Giant Schnauzer was developed in the mid 1800 along the Bavarian. They were bred from the Standard Schnauzer and their primary duties were those of a livestock herding dog, a guard dog, and a service dog for military and police officers.
Is a Giant Schnauzer right for me?
If your breed of choice is the Giant Schnauzer, you will have the privilege of owning a loyal, hardworking companion that is bold, valiant, and wonderful to be around. They make excellent guard dogs but they are a dominant breed and need an experienced owner.
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