The “biggest fellow” of the Schnauzers. The Giant is a very useful dog.
Height, weight: from 60 to 70 cm. Weighs around 40 kg.
Fur, color: black or salt and pepper.
Appropriate for: those who really do want a dog. It’s a good family dog; if theis big enough and if it has enough time dedicated, to take it out for regular walks, it can live in the city.
Not Appropriate for: precipitants and people that want a small or medium dog.
As a member of the family: it adapts itself well, but you must be very firm in its training. Is a good protector and guardian. It might bark a lot. It won’t take a displacing or substituting of its owner, it gets attached for life.
Breed’s character: responsive and sensitive with its owner, and distrustful with strangers. Impulsive and determined.
Common sicknesses: none in specific, the same ones as big.
Life expectancy: up to 10 years.