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Schnau-Tzu Breed Information


Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
AKA: Schnautzu
Mispellings: Schnatzu, Schnautsu, Schnutzu, Shnatzu

Caring for a Schnau-Tzu

Feeding: The Schnau-Tzu should be fed 3 times a day in small portions.

Living with a Schnau-Tzu

Personality: The Schnau-Tzu is a very loving and playful dog that loves to be held. They can sometimes be moody and have an attitude.

Shedding: The Schnau-Tzu sheds very little if any.

Grooming: The Schnau-Tzu should be brushed at least twice a week or taken to a groomer.

Training: The Schnau-Tzu is a very intelligent dog who will learn very fast with proper, positive reinforcement training.

Barking: The Schnau-Tzu hardly barks unless they are lonely or playing.

Exercise: The Schnau-Tzu should be walked 30 minutes to an hour a day or exercised in the house or yard.

Living Conditions: The Schnau-Tzu can do well in apartment living.

Schnau-Tzu Appearance

Appearance: The Schnau-Tzu has the appearance of a teddy bear.

Companionship: The Schnau-Tzu makes a wonderful companion dog but they do not like to be left alone for very long.

Body: The Schnau-Tzu is short with a curled tail.

Color: The coat of a Schnau-Tzu can be Black, Black & White, Brown, Tan or Silver.

Coat: The Schnau-Tzu has a soft, fine coat that cand get long.

Schnau-Tzu Facts

Life Expectancy: The life expectancy of the Schnau-Tzu is 10 to 12 years.

Schnau-Tzu Health

Health: The Schnau-Tzu may have trouble with respitory colds or hernias.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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