A bold and valiant working dog with a personality as big as his size.

Vital Stats

Height: 23.5 to 27.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 80 pounds (males average 72 pounds, females average 62 pounds)
Coat: wiry and dense
Life span: 10 to 12 years or more

Summary
The Giant Schnauzer was created to be a working dog, so he has intelligence and drive. He can be a loyal and courageous companion for the person who can provide him with the training, exercise, and attention he needs.

Full Giant Schnauzer profile on DogTime.com

Need for exercise:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Intelligence:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Mouthiness:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Ease of training:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
General health:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Dog friendly:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Average:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)