Mini Schnauzer Breed
The Miniature Schnauzer may have been intended as a ratting dog, but this breed is now recognized as a wonderful family companion. This breed is affectionate with the family and good with children. They are outgoing extroverts who love being the center of attention. Often suspicious of strangers, the Miniature Schnauzer can be overly vocal at times. The Miniature Schnauzer is good with other dogs but often forgets its size and will rough play with larger dogs. Though this breed is far from delicate, you want to minimize rough play. When it comes to smaller pets, like rats and gerbils, you need to keep their Miniature Schnauzer away. The Miniature Schnauzer is a smart breed and can be easy to train with patience and consistency. They are eager to please and have high energy. With such high energy levels, it is important to give them plenty of exercise.