New Schnauzer Book

A unique new Schnauzer book, thought to be the first-ever covering all three types of Schnauzer, has just been published to rave reviews.

The Schnauzer Handbook is receiving five-star feedback from its readers. This large publication has 264 pages and more than 300 black-and-white pictures of Miniature Schnauzers and their larger cousins Standards and Giants.

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Author is Yorkshire-based journalist and photographer Linda Whitwam, who has over two decades' experience working for international book publishers, magazines and newspapers.

Linda has been ably assisted by her eight-year-old Miniature Schnauzer Max (in between his lengthy naps).

The new Schnauzer book is highly visual and written in an easy-to-understand style, suitable for all ages from 10 to 100. It's packed full of information useful to current and prospective Schnauzer owners.

Your Questions Answered

This unique Schnauzer book answers many of the most commonly-asked questions from Schnauzer owners, including:

  • How to pick the right puppy for you and your family
  • Which Schnauzer will best fit in with your daily lifestyle
  • How much and how often to feed your Schnauzer
  • Just how suitable a Schnauzer is for allergy sufferers
  • Why your Miniature Schnauzer is scratching - and how to stop it
  • How much exercise your Schnauzer needs
  • What to do when you first bring a new puppy home
  • Where to find a rescue Schnauzer
  • How long you can leave your Schnauzer alone for
  • What the first signs of illness are
  • How to start simple training techniques with your dog
  • How often to bathe and groom him - or her
  • Why your Schnauzer's coat is changing color
  • The typical temperaments of the three different types of Schnauzer
  • Whether to spay or neuter and what effect it will have

Healthy Schnauzers

Making sure your dog is on the right diet and getting the correct amount of food is essential for a healthy life. Some of the questions we regularly get asked include:

  • How do I select the best food for my dog?
  • How much should I feed my Schnauzer?
  • How much and how often should I feed my puppy?
  • What's the best food for a Schnauzer with allergies?
  • My dog is getting older, do I need to change his food?

The answers to these and so many other questions are  in The Schnauzer Handbook. Read feeding charts for Schnauzers, based on weight and age, as well as the calorie counter chart to make sure your best friend doesn't become overweight.

Thius comprehensive Schnauzer book contains countless tips to help you, your family and your Sdog enjoy a happy and healthy life together. Here's just a selection:

  • Top 13 Tips for Feeding Your Schnauzer
  • Top 12 Tips for Selecting a Healthy Puppy
  • Top 10 Tips for Working Schnauzer Owners
  • Top 12 Tips for Training Your Schnauzer

What are some of the ailments which may affect Schnauzers and how do you know if your dog is not feeling well? You might not know it, but your dog CAN talk to you.

A change in your dog's behavior or habits can be a sign that something is amiss. Acting quickly can often be the difference between a successful or unsuccessful outcome.

The Schnauzer Handbook has over 30 pages dedicated to health. Look out for:

  • The Top 10 Signs of a Healthy Dog
  • The 4 Vital Signs of Illness


"The Schnauzer Handbook is brilliant and covers almost all you want to know about the breed...& how to spot health problems. I find the feeding guide from puppy to adult very useful, & the exercising and socialising sections are of paramount importance too," Michele L, Bournemouth, England, UK

"A thoroughly interesting & entertaining book. There's hardly anything about Schnauzers that isn't in here - it even made me smile!" J. Garrard, Ormond Beach, Florida, USA

"If you love Schnauzers like I do, you'll love this book. It is comprehensive, interesting & fun. Every page is packed full of information & it certainly sheds light on some of my Miniature Schnauzer's behaviour," P. Derrick, London, England, UK

"Very thorough, appealing and readable book on schnauzers with plenty of resources for our family," Myra H,  Avon, Connecticut, USA

"A wonderful, humorous, helpful book about Schnauzer. Detailed information on training, exercise, grooming, feeding, and much more ... If you are considering the breed or are new to the breed, this book is a  must-have," B. Braun, Karlsruhe, Germany

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