Mini Schnauzer, also known as small Schnapper Terrier, originated in Bavaria, Germany. AKC is classified as Terrier group. This breed of dog was bred by crossing Standard Schnauzer with mini breed dog, Pomeranian dog and Scottish Terrier, which were popular in Europe in the 17th century. It was recognized in 1899. It is mainly used for rat hunting, because of its cheerful character, approachability and convenient care. At present, it is mostly used as a family dog.
English name: Mini Schnauzer Terrier
Weight: (male) 6-8kg; (female) 6-8kg
Type: Small dog
Classification: Terrier, companion dog and rat dog
Alias: Mini Schnauzer
Shoulder height: (male) 30-35cm (female) 30-35cm
Main purpose: Rat catching