Schnoodle Dog Breed Information and Facts
The Schnoodle is a cross between a purebred Poodle and a purebred Miniature Schnauzer. The Schnoodle is a medium to large sized dog, with a coat that can be either short, long or medium length. The Schnoodle has a very sharp, topline, and a lovely, compact body. It has a very distinctive appearance, which makes it a good choice for those who don’t like the look of a Poodle. The Schnoodle was originally developed in Germany in the late 1800s, by crossing a Poodle with a Miniature Schnauzer. The Schnoodle is a very intelligent breed, and will appreciate a stimulating environment. It is a very lively and active breed,
History of the Schnoodle
German Schnauzers developed in Germany from the cross breeding of an original cross made by John Stevens with a Dachshund called Major. John Stevens was a military officer, and he used the idea to bond between the military and a new breed of dog that could serve in the military. The Schnoodle was originally bred to fight bears in the cold weather. Because the breed has a short coat, it was named after the small devices used to bring water to soldiers during the Boer War. In the 1950s, the Schnoodle began to outgrow its role as a German military dog and was used as a household pet. Schnoodles were popular as an unusual and unique pet and they began to be seen more often in the late 1950s.
Description of the Schnoodle
The Schnoodle is a medium to large sized dog, with a coat that can be either short, long or medium length. The Schnoodle has a very sharp, topline, and a lovely, compact body. It has a very distinctive appearance, which makes it a good choice for those who don’t like the look of a Poodle. The Schnoodle is a very intelligent breed, and will appreciate a stimulating environment. It is a very lively and active breed, and is the perfect companion for people who enjoy the fast paced world of New York City. The Schnoodle is very loyal, and an excellent companion for those with children. This makes it a very versatile breed, perfect for households with more than one member.
Personality of the Schnoodle
Schnoodles are very sociable, outgoing and easy going. They enjoy being around other animals, and can often be found walking around the yard, or greeting friends. Some Schnoodles are more verbal than others, and can be pretty vocal when asking for treats, or playing with toys. Because the Schnoodle has a larger head than a Poodle, they can be mischievous in some ways, as they love to hide items, and then surprise you when they take off with them. They also love playing with the children in the house, and are more likely to be good with shy and nervous children. If you are looking for a lap dog, you won’t find one. The Schnoodle will do best in a home where there are stairs to climb, and plenty of space to explore. If you are looking for a large lap dog, the Schnoodle won’t be it.
Temperament of the Schnoodle
Schnoodles can be affectionate and loving dogs, and they can also be independent and willful. Schnoodles are usually happy with a variety of toys, and they are also very good at retrieving. The Schnoodle has a great temperament and it is very loyal. It can be a smart, confident and intelligent dog. Schnoodles typically don’t mind being left alone for long periods of time. However, they are also fine alone for short periods of time, and they are also able to entertain themselves. The breed enjoys playing fetch, but it also enjoys squeaky toys, to watch television and nap in the sun. The Schnoodle prefers to play with other dogs, and they don’t mind being the center of attention.
Health Issues of the Schnoodle
Health issues of the Schnoodle include: Spaying or neutering – The Schnoodle may need to be spayed or neutered to avoid health issues that may arise due to inbreeding. The Schnoodle can also have health issues related to their small size. Shoulder Dysplasia – The Schnoodle may develop a condition called ‘shoulder dysplasia,’ which is an open, swollen joint that forms in the shoulder. Pleurofibromatosis – A genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow in the skeleton. The condition can make the dog develop tumors and lesions, and also can make it difficult for the dog to walk.
Grooming Needs of the Schnoodle
The Schnoodle doesn’t require any grooming work if the hair is cut regularly. However, if the hair is longer than 8 inches, it is suggested that you bring it in for a haircut every 6-8 weeks. The Schnoodle can become very thin if not groomed regularly. Bath and Hair Clipping: You can bathe the Schnoodle in the bath tub. You will need a small, flat dog bowl for the water and a towel to clean the body after the bath. You can cut its nails with clippers and clip its hair using a pair of nail scissors. It will need to be bathed every month. Grooming Tricks for Schnoodle The Schnoodle is a very clever breed, and can learn many tricks. Here are some of the tricks you can teach your Schnoodle: Sit: Stand, lay down, roll over and shake (each leg for 30 seconds).
Training Needs of the Schnoodle
The training needs of the Schnoodle are similar to other small and bouncy breeds, such as Chihuahuas and Maltese. The primary issue with these breeds is the tendency to pull, which can result in fear and nervousness around unfamiliar people, surroundings and pets. Training is critical for the health and well-being of the dog, and a professional trainer is the best option for starting and maintaining a good obedience training program. Don’t expect your dog to start learning tricks or new tricks overnight. If you are prepared to do a few short sessions each week, with a professional trainer and stick to it, your Schnoodle will learn. Different Poodle Types and their Size Poodles are a good breed for urban living. They are relatively large dogs, usually growing to about 15 lbs.
Exercise Needs of the Schnoodle
The Schnoodle is an active and busy dog, and needs to be given plenty of exercise. This breed requires plenty of exercise and stimulation. They also like to chew a lot, so make sure you have some appropriate chew toys at home. The Schnoodle also requires regular grooming. They should be brushed or combed regularly, and should have their nails trimmed regularly. Schnoodles are known to shed, so don’t be surprised if you notice a few flakes of hair in your home. If you do find loose hairs, it is best to wait until you get home, so the dog can’t see you to try and get them out. The Schnoodle Dog Breed Guide Because the Schnoodle has an unusual appearance, it’s a bit tricky to train for all of its behavioural needs.