Although the Giant is used in the title of the breed, it doesn’t mean that the Dog has to be big and cumbersome, on the contrary the Giant Schnauzer must be built like an athlete, muscular, fit and very agile. As said before, the Giant Schnauzer is highly intelligent. They usually excel in many forms of discipline. They love to learn, so are great at such activities as obedience and agility. There have also been Giants that could herd sheep and work to the gun with much success. Their natural ability to guard and protect their home and people, makes the Giant Schnauzer a valuable asset to its family, as long as it is part of the family, and not left outside on its own. The Giant likes to be involved with whatever its family are doing, even if its just sitting watching the TV. If left alone with no human input, the Giant Schnauzer becomes board, unresponsive and loses respect for its owners, eventually they become unruly and uncontrollable. After 12 months of training and hard work, you now have an adolescent teenager. This is where a Giant Schnauzer can try your patience (just like the human variety). Most Giant Schnauzers have a stubborn streak, but this is linked to their intelligence. Therefore, if you decide you would like to own a Giant Schnauzer you must be prepared to give lots of quality time to your dog from a puppy all the way through to its adult life. Rest assured the response and love you will receive are greater than any human could give.
Credit; The Giant Schnauzer Club. (UK)
Be aware that club officers do change but those listed here can usually help you find the current secretary or appropriate.
Schnauzer Club of Victoria – http://www.schnauzerclubvic.com/
The Schnauzer Club of Victoria, which was founded in 1963, was created to foster good will among owners of the 3 sizes of our breed, Standard, Giant & Miniature.The Club caters for owners of Show & Pet Schnauzers of all varieties and rescues/re-homes Schnauzers.
Schnauzer Club of NSW Inc. – http://www.schnauzerclubnsw.org.au/
The Schnauzer Club has a main goal which is betterment of the breed, and asserts that its membership have an obligation to the Schnauzer (including Miniature, Standardand Giant) breed, to preserve the magnificence of the breed without exploiting it.
Belgian Giant Schnauzer Club – http://www.riesenschnauzerclub.be/
Giant Schnauzer Canada – http://www.giantschnauzercanada.com/
Czech Schnauzer Club – http://www.kchk.cz/
Finnish Giant Schnauzer Club – http://www.suursnautseri.fi/
Italian Schnauzer Club – http://www.schnauzerpinscher.it/
Latvia Schnauzer Klubb – http://www.latvian-schnauzer.lv/
Dutch Schnauzer Club – http://www.schnauzer.nl/
Norwegian Giant Schnauzer Club – http://www.nsbk.org/
Russian Schnauzer Club – http://www.schnauzer.ru/
Spanish Schnauzer Club – http://www.clubces.jimdo.com/el-club
Swiss Schauzer Club – http://www.schnauzer-pinscher.ch/
Giant Schnauzer Club – http://www.giantschnauzerclub.co.uk
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Giant Schnauzer Club of America – http://www.giantschnauzerclubofamerica.com/
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