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Standard schnauzer
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Canis familiaris
Family Name:
Canidae
Size:
17-20 inches (43-51 cm.)
Weight:
30-45 lbs. (14-20 kg.)
Color:
salt and pepper or solid black.
Life Span:
about 15 or more years
 
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Standard schnauzer

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Standard schnauzer Description
  The Standard Schnauzer is a medium-sized, robust, and rugged dog with bushy eyebrows, whiskers, and a beard. Ideally its height should be the same as its length, giving it a square impression. It has a long and rectangular head with a strong muzzle and a pronounced stop. Its eyes are oval and dark brown and it has a black nose. It has feet are small and cat-like, with arched toes. Usually the tail is docked and cropping the ears is optional. The forelegs are very straight and dewclaws are usually removed. The topline slopes slightly downward from the withers to the rump. The rear legs and thighs are oblique and very muscular. It has a harsh, wiry outer coat and dense, soft undercoat.  
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