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Wire Hair Snauzer

Wire Hair Snauzer

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Wire Hair Snauzer Build Information

The Wire Hair Snauzer is a cross between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Wire Fox Terrier, achieving an adult weight between 16 and 20 lbs, which places it in the ranks of small to medium-sized dogs. They typically live between 12 and 15 years, and are colored black, black & white, dark brown, gray, or salt & pepper.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

They are very good family dogs, being friendly toward humans and other pets in the household, but are not very well suited to be watchdogs. These dogs are very energetic and playful, and require a good deal of exercise in order to maintain good health and remain happy. Snauzers are also very intelligent and easy to train.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Chocolate, Gray, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Wavy

Wire Hair Snauzer Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train