Despite the name, Giants are not a giant breed but instead a larger and more powerful version of the Standard Schnauzer (American Kennel Club, n.d.).
Giants are extremely intelligent, energetic, and strongly territorial dogs. He loves to be with his owner and feels great responsibility to protect them. He is a quick learner and can easily distinguish between friend and foe with the right training.
This breed also requires a lot of exercise and plenty of playtime. He especially loves having a job to do.
Regular grooming is essential, which includes brushing and stripping, in order to maintain his beautiful coat.
This breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1930 (AKC, n.d.).
He also ranges in size from 23-1/2 to 27-1/2 inches tall at the shoulder.
American Kennel Club (n.d.). Get to know the Giant Schnauzer. Retrieved from www.akc.org/breeds/giant_schnauzer/index.cfm