Life span: 13-15 Years
Height: 25 – 28 inches (male), 24 – 26 inches (female)
Weight: 65 – 80 lbs. (male), 60 – 75 lbs. (female)
As denoted by its name, the Giant Schnauzer is a super-sized version of the Standard Schnauzer. The Giant Schnauzer is quite tall, standing 28”, and weighing nearly 100 pounds. During the World Wars of the 20th century, the Schnauzer was used as a military dog, and it has elsewhere been employed as a guard dog. It has a rugged double coat of black or salt and pepper hair that helps protect it against harsh weather.