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Our Breeding Plans

Please visit Our Breeding Plans page for all the latest news on recent and upcoming litters.

2019 Standard Schnauzer Club of America (SSCA) National Specialty

Summer, 2019 – Information about the upcoming Standard Schnauzer National Specialty will be posted at as it becomes available. The show will be at Purina Farms, Gray Summit, Missouri, which is approximately 35 miles WSW of The Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

2018 AKC National Championship

December 15-16, 2018 – Presented by Royal Canin, this year's show will be in Orlando, Florida. Details are available at

Lucy's Loving AKC's Coursing Ability Test (CAT)

… In April 2017, I took Lucy to her first CAT that the Knickerbocker Standard Schnauzer Club was putting on. That weekend, Lucy earned her CA title (3 qualified tests)! She was hooked and so was I! Finding something your dog enjoys the way Lucy enjoys lure coursing is incredibly rewarding …

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Jesse O Joins Rat Race in Sheboygan

August 18-19, 2018 – Shana Schnauzers

Jesse O earned his RATCH X in Barn Hunt at Sheboygan, Wisconsin over the weekend. He is only 13 months old, but loves to hunt for rats. He is such a joy. Check out his smile.

A Hero's Goodbye for 9/11 Search Dog Bretagne

June 5, 2016 – The world has lost a great K-9 hero. Bretagne, the last known 9/11 search and rescue dog, passed away on Monday. Bretagne, a 16-year-old Golden Retriever, was one of 300 or more dogs to search through the rubble …

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Thelma's “Grand” Tour

March 25, 2016 – ANNOUNCING! Thelma goes on a road trip with Don and Liz and is awarded her Grand Champion status within a few weekends! Thelma is Parker's sister.

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Parker Takes BOB at Westminster

February 16, 2016 – Way to go, Parker! winning Best Of Breed at The 2016 Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden, New York City! Below is the Video of Standard Schnauzer BoB judging. Watch Parker strut his stuff on the big turf! (After you start the video, be sure to click Full Screen in the lower right corner to see every detail.)

February 15-16, 2016 – Shana Schnauzers is honored that our own Parker was invited and competed at The 2016 Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Canadian Dr. Richard Meen Heads Westminster 2016 Panel As Best In Show Judge

August 13, 2015 – Dr. Richard Meen of Toronto has been selected to judge Best In Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 15-16, 2016 …

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The Best Standard Schnauzer in the AKC

August 11, 2015 – Grand Champion Shana's Blue Bayou (Parker) is the top Standard Schnauzer in the AKC, #1 in breed points, and has retained that title for all of 2015. Shana Schnauzers was particularly proud of our Parker when he won Best of Breed the weekend of the Standard Schnauzer National Specialty in June at Richmond, Virginia. Please visit our Males page and read Parker's exciting story.

DCM test discovered!

Jan. 2, 2014 – We are happy to announce that the University of Missouri has discovered a test for Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)! [MORE]