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Our Goals

  • To define the standard of the Standard Schnauzer and to urge members and breeders to accept the standard as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Standard Schnauzers shall be judged;
  • To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of the purebred Standard Schnauzers and to do all things possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection;
  • To promote the Standard Schnauzer's natural abilities as a show dog, obedience dog, family dog and guard dog, by sponsoring and supporting dog shows, obedience trials, and performance events such as tracking tests, agility and herding trials;
  • To serve as a clearing house to provide information for the general public about the Standard Schnauzer, its breeding, care, and training;
  • To protect and advance the interest of the breed by encouraging sportsmanship among the owners, breeders and fanciers of the Standard Schnauzer;
  • To conduct licensed specialty Companion and Performance trials under the rules of the American Kennel Club,
  • To serve as regional coordinator for Rescue efforts for all Standard Schnauzers;
  • To Provide current referral information about Breeders, Rescue, and the Breed without bias or omission.