Miniature Schnauzers were bred to keep away rats and mice from the home. They are extremely affectionate and possess excellent watch dog skills which make them excellent household companions. Their wiry overcoat and soft undercoat entails the need for regular grooming. They hardly ever shed making them good pets for persons who are prone to allergies. Most owners of Miniature Schnauzers prefer to have the hair clipped closed to the body except for its beard, legs, eyebrows, and mustache.
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