Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Schnauzer: standard Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information An ancient breed originated in Germany as a ratter and guard dog. Both giant and miniature Schnauzer evolved from this original breed. Easily obedience trained, it remains a good livestock and guard dog. Although suitable to the urban environment, it does require a lot of exercise, and very regular grooming. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and-recommendations_web.pdf. Frye F Schnauzers. Barron. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Schnauzer Club of Great Britain: www.schnauzerclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Standard Schnauzer Club of America: www.standardschnauzer.org.