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14 Gentlemanly Facts About Schnauzer

The Schnauzer is immediately recognizable by his beard and bushy eyebrows.

#2 They guarded the livestock, hunted vermin, and protected their owners as they went to and from the market.

#3 The thick whiskers on a Schnauzer’s snout actually had an important function.

When they matted together, they protected the Schnauzer from being bitten by the vermin they hunted on farms.

#4 The name “Schnauzer” comes from the German word, “schnauze,” which means snout or muzzle.

#5 The German army used them as guard dogs, and the Red Cross used them as dispatch carriers.