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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Schnekingese Build Information

A Schnekingese is a designer cross breed, resulting from the mix of a Miniature Schnauzer and a Pekingese. It can be expected to live between 12 and 15 years, and to achieve an adult weight of 10-20 lbs. Colors are most often black, brown, white, and combinations of these colors. It has a short, wiry upper coat, and a softer coat underneath that.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

It's very trainable and reasonably intelligent, and very friendly toward others, so it can be a good family pet. It has a tendency to bark a lot, especially when playing, but will not usually bark to alert for intruders, so the Schnekingese is not very well suited for watchdog duties.

Activity Level:Moderately Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly


Colors:Black, Chocolate
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Schnekingese Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train