Giants: In southern Germany was used as a guard dog and cattle drover. At the beginning of the century some breeders discovered that he was endowed with special features and above all a valuable character. Since 1913 is included in the Book of Breeding and was recognized in 1925 as a working dog.

Medium: It was used in southern Germany as but stable. It was called by the people mouser for their ability to kill rodents. At the foundation of the Pinscher-Schnauzer Club in 1895 was registered as rough layer Pinscher.

Thumbnail: At the beginning of the century in the Frankfurt dwarf schnauzer start the way of change still as rough haired pinscher. It was not easy to create from the amount of hair varieties, the hard, the soft and silky, a small dog that outwardly and in their essential features seem fully to their larger siblings, the Schnauzers.


Giants: Large, vigorous, more than slim, rough-haired or hard, enlarged and strong image of the Schnauzer. A dog defense having characteristics which give it respectable.

Medium: Medium, vigorous more than slim, rough hair.

Thumbnail: Small, vigorous, more than slim, rough-haired, elegant is the reduced image of the Schnauzer, without thereby stunting symptoms appear.


Square build wither height corresponds approximately to the length of the body.The head length (from the tip of the nose to the occiput) is related to body length (measured from the withers to the root of the tail) in a 1:2 ratio.


Typical features are its excellent even temperament, his good nature and his incorruptible loyalty towards his master. It is cheerful and loves children. Organs has highly developed. It is prudent, applied, strong, persevering great ability to be educated and have great power fast recovery from disease and climate change. By her natural balance and self-confidence is an excellent companion dog, sport, utility and work.

9. HEAD:

9.1. Cranial region:

Skull: Strong, long with the occiput not pronounced. The head should be in the dog?s force. The forehead is flat without wrinkles and parallel with the muzzle.

Frontal-nasal depression (stop): well differentiated between the eyebrows.

9.2. Facial region:

Nose: black well developed with large nostrils.

Muzzle wedge-shaped ends truncated. The nose is straight.

Lips: Black, smooth and tight-fitting to the jaws, the corner of the mouth is closed.

Jaws / Teeth: Upper and lower jaw strong. The scissor bite, strong, complete and fully closed (42 pure white teeth according to dentition formula). The muscles of mastication is strongly developed but the cheeks must spoil the appearance of the head straight (with beard).

Eyes: medium oval, dark, looking lively and directed forward. Eyelids adherents.

Ears: set high bent and falls in a ?V? directed forward towards the temple, the inner edges lying close to cheeks. Carried fold symmetric parallel must not exceed the top of the skull.

10. NECK:

The neck is strong, muscular and arched,. The neck glides harmoniously toward the cross, heavily loaded is narrow, with noble bearing, contributing to strong and elegant appearance. The skin is fitting without folds.

11. BODY:

11.1. Topline sloping slightly from withers towards rear.

11.2. Cruz is the highest point of the top line.

11.3. Back: Strong, short and firm.

11.4. Loins: Short, strong and deep. The distance from the last rib to the hip is short to make the dog appear compact.

11.5. Croup slightly rounded imperceptible passing by the insertion of the tail.

11.6. Chest: Moderately broad, oval in diameter, has deep elbows. The forechest is distinctly marked by the point of the sternum.

11.7. Bottom line: not too tucked flanks way to provide along the lower chest a nice wavy line.

12. COLA:

Natural, being the objective is to get a saber or sickle.


13.1. Forelegs: Seen from the front, straight, vigorous and not close together.

13.1.1 Shoulders: The shoulder blade is firmly against the rib cage. Well-muscled on both sides of the spinal bone protrudes above the spinal vertebrae of thoracic. Sloping and well laid back, forming an angle of 50 ° to the horizontal.

13.1.2 Arm: right next to the body, strong and muscular, with the scapula form an angle of more or less 95 ° to 105 °.

13.1.3 Elbows tight, turning neither in nor out.

13.1.4 Forearm: Viewed from all sides straight, strongly developed and well muscled.

13.1.5 Carpo: strong and stable. Its structure just stands out from the forearm.

13.1.6 Pastern: Seen from the front straight in profile slightly oblique, strong and slightly elastic.

13.1.7 Feet: short and round with clenched fingers and arched (cat feet), a short and dark and pads.

13.2 Hindquarters: Seen Standing obliquely from behind, they are parallel but not close together.

13.1.1 Thigh: Moderately long, broad and strongly muscled.

13.1.2 Knee: should not Turning neither in nor out.

13.1.3 thigh: Long and strong, sinewy, running into strong hock.

13.1.4 Hock: well angulated, strong, firm, turning neither in nor out.

13.1.5 Hock: Short and vertical to the floor.

13.1.6 Hind feet: toes short, arched and well-knit; Nails short and black.


elastic, elegant, agile, free and ground covering. The forelegs stretched forward as much as possible and provide the necessary drive later. The anterior and posterior side of the other side simultaneously move forward. Back, the ligaments and joints are firm.

15. SKIN:

tight around the body.

16. COAT:

16.1 Hair: The coat should be wiry, harsh and dense. Is composed of a thick undercoat and a short outer coat drives and lying close to the body. The top coat is rough lake sufficiently to be able to feel its texture, neither bristly nor wavy. The hair on the limbs tends to be less harsh. In the head ears short. Typical characteristics are at the muzzle, the beard, which should not be too soft and bushy eyebrows which slightly shade the eyes.

16.2 Color:


a. Pure black with black undercoat

b. Salt and pepper


a. Pure black with black undercoat

b. Salt and pepper

c. Black and silver

d. Pure white with white undercoat.

Salt and pepper For the purpose of breeding is a medium shading with evenly distributed, well pigmented colored pepper gray undercoat. Pets shades ranging from dark iron gray to silver gray. All color varieties must have a dark mask that emphasizes expression and that is in harmony with the color of the respective hue. White spots on the head, chest and limbs are undesirable.

Black and silver For the aim is to get a black top coat with black undercoat, white markings over the eyes, inside the ears, cheeks, chin, throat, on the chest two triangles symmetrically in the pasterns, in feet, on the inside of the hind limbs and perineal area. The forehead, the neck and the outer sides of the ears and the outer layer should be black.

17. SIZE:

height at withers:

Giants: males and females: 60-70 cm.

Medium: males and females: 45-50 cm.

Thumbnails: males and females: 30-35 cm.


Giants: males and females: 35-45 Kg

Medium: males and females: 14-20 Kg

Thumbnails: males and females: 4.5 to 7 kg


any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness of this is considered the degree of deviation from the standard. In particular:

Heavy or round skull.
Wrinkles on forehead.
Muzzle short, pointed or narrow
Pincer bite.
Light colored, round or too large.
Ears set low, long or carried different.
Cheeks too marked
Loose throat skin.
Gill, narrow neck.
Dorso too long, collected, soft or rough.
Croup fall.
Tail set inclined toward the head.
Long feet.
Amble Pass.
Too short, long, soft, wavy, shaggy, silky.
Brown undercoat.
Line eel in the back or black saddle.
1 cm. above or below the upper and lower steps. In the giants 2 cm.


Appearance heavy or light, pony or leggy.
Inverse sexual Characters
Elbows turning out.
Hindquarters or open hocked.
Tibia too long.
Hocks turning inward.
Pastern too short.
White hair or spotting.
Giants: over 2 cm. and less than 4 cm. the measures limiting upward and downward.
Medium: more than 1 cm. and less than 3 cm. the measures limiting upward and downward.
Thumbnail: more than 1 cm. and less than 2 cm. in the upper and lower heights.


Malformation of any kind
Lack of breed type.
Faulty mouth as prognathism upper or lower incisor arcade diverted.
Faults in individual such as faults in structure, coat or color.
Shyness, aggressiveness, meanness, suspicion exaggerated nervous behavior.
Giants: more than 4 cm. the upper and lower heights.
Medium: more than 3 cm. the upper and lower heights.
Thumbnail: more than 2 cm. the upper and lower heights.
22. NB: Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.