Facts & Origin
Giant Schnauzer and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed
Are you looking for a hypoallergenic, intelligent and loyal companion? The Giant Schnauzer and Poodle mix could be the perfect dog for you! Bred from two of the most popular hypoallergenic breeds, these pups are known for being incredibly intelligent and easy to train. They make excellent family dogs and form close bonds with their humans.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Giant Schnauzer-Poodle mix breed has a lean, athletic body with an average weight of 15-20 kg. They are typically around 60-70 cm tall and have a dense, double coat that can be either curly or wavy. They have a long, oval shaped head with a strong muzzle, dark eyes and floppy ears. Their tail is medium sized and is usually docked.
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Giant Schnauzer and Poodle mix - Such is probably his nature.
Giant Schnauzers and Poodle mixes are large, loyal and friendly dogs. They make excellent family dogs and watchdogs. Giant Schnauzers are dignified and reserved, while Poodles are fun-loving and energetic. Combined, these traits make for a dog that is protective of his family, but still loves to play.
Giant Schnauzers were originally bred in Germany in the 1600s and used as working dogs on farms. They later became popular police and military dogs. Poodles originated in France, where they were used as hunting dogs. Today, they are widely considered one of the most intelligent dog breeds.
The mix of the Giant Schnauzer and the Poodle is a relatively new breed, having only been around since the 1950s. For this reason, there is not much specific information about them. However, we do know that they make great family dogs and are very protective of their people. If you are looking for a large, loyal and friendly dog, then this mixed breed could be the one for you.
What diseases can occur in Giant Schnauzer and Poodle Mix.
The Schnoodle is a cross between the Giant Schnauzer and the Standard Poodle. The Giant Schnauzer is a large, intelligent and dominant breed, while the Standard Poodle is highly intelligent, good-natured and very affectionate. Together, these two breeds make an excellent family pet that is affectionate, playful and protective. However, as with all breeds, there are certain health risks associated with the Schnoodle. The most common diseases found in this breed include hip and elbow dysplasia, Addison's disease, von Willebrand disease, and epilepsy. Hip and elbow dysplasia are both inherited diseases that can cause lameness and joint pain. Addison's disease is a hormone disorder that can cause weakness, weight loss, and abdominal pain. Von Willebrand disease is a blood disorder that can cause excessive bleeding. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause seizures. While these health problems can be serious, they are all treatable with proper medical care.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Giant Schnauzer-Poodle mix breed typically has a dense, wiry coat that is either black, salt-and-pepper, or black-and-silver in color. The coat is often described as "steely." Its ancestry from the poodle gives the Giant Schnauzer-Poodle mix breed a tendency to have a slightly above-average level of intelligence and trainability.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
May be common in older dogs.
A Giant Schnauzer-Poodle mix is a large, strong dog with a wiry coat. The coat is usually black, but can also be brown, gray or white. The Giant Schnauzer portion of the mix gives the dog a thick, muscular build, while the Poodle portion gives the coat its curly, wiry texture.
A mix of Giant Schnauzer and Poodle can weigh between 15-20 kg. They are typically about 60-70 cm high.
Giant Schnauzer and Poodle mixes are intelligent, energetic and protective. They are great family dogs, but need a lot of exercise and training.
Giant Schnauzer and Poodle mixes need regular grooming to keep their fur from matting. They also need a lot of exercise, so a daily walk or run is a must.
Giant Schnauzer and Poodle mixes are generally healthy, but like all dogs, they are prone to certain health problems. These include hip dysplasia, Von Willebrand disease and epilepsy.