PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.

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Miniature Schnauzer

The spirited Miniature Schnauzer descended from the Standard Schnauzer and was bred to hunt vermin on farms. He has a stocky, muscular body with a distinct whiskered muzzle and bushy eyebrows. Alert and intelligent, he is an excellent watchdog, and his friendliness and eager-to-please personality make him an affectionate companion. The Miniature Schnauzer’s dense, nonshedding coat requires regular grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
Famous Miniature Schnauzer owners include Sens. Bob and Elizabeth Dole, actress Mary Tyler Moore, actor Bill Cosby, and martial artist Bruce Lee.
Also Known As:
Zwergschnauzer
Dwarf Schnauzer
Miniature Schnauzer
  • Size Small
  • Height 30.5 to 35.5 centimetres
  • Weight 6 to 8 kilograms
  • Coat Wiry
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Black, black and silver, or salt and pepper
  • Activities Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Hunting, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both