45+ Schnauzer Mix Breeds

45+ Schnauzer Mix Breeds

The saying “dogs are man’s best friend” might be an overused cliché for some people, but for millions of others, it’s a wonderful truth. One that has captured my heart is Schnauzer mix breeds and I’m excited to share what I know about them with you. It will hopefully assist you in finding, adopting, and raising a healthy and happy mixed breed Schnauzer puppy. You can also ask questions or upload a picture of your Schnauzer mix in the comments.

Boxer Schnauzer Mix = BoxSchnauz

  • A BoxSchnauz is the result of a Boxer is mixed with a Schnauzer.
  • A Schnauzer Boxer combination is rare so you won’t see much information published about them, but studying the parent breed will give you insights on how to raise this type of dog.
  • Like its parents, a Schnauzer Boxer mix will require regular brushing with a rubber curry or grooming mitt to reduce matting.
  • BoxSchnauzes have long lifespans and live an average of 10 to 14 years.

Husky Schnauzer Mix = Husknauzer

Husky schnauzer mix

  1. This unique dog is the offspring of a Siberian Husky mixed with a Schnauzer.
  2. There’s also scant information about this breed. However, researching on the Husky and Schnauzer personalities will give you ideas on how to raise a Husknauzer puppy.
  3. This hybrid dog is also called a Schnausky.
  4. The Schnausky is known for its cute appearance. They usually have the hair of a Schnauzer but with Husky coloring.
  5. The two breeds are known for their energy levels so it’s no surprise that a Schnauzer Husky mix is reported to be hyper as well. This mixed breed will require regular exercise and playtime.

Corgi Schnauzer Mix = Schnauzgi

Corgi schnauzer mix


  • Corgi Schnauzer puppies are playful, loving, and content to spend lots of time with their owners. They can also be stubborn so basic obedience training at a young age is a must.
  • Also called a Schnorgi or Schnauzgi, they’re easy to care for and have minimal shedding.
  • As a Schnauzer mixed with Corgi, this dog has a lot of energy and will require daily jogs or walks that last at least an hour. Owners should also give their pets time to play and run freely in a secure environment.
  • This hybrid dog has no major health problems, but owners should still watch out for glaucoma and hip dysplasia.
  • A Schnauzer Corgi mix can reach an average height of 10 to 14 inches.


Poodle Schnauzer Mix = PooSchnauzer

Poodle schnauzer mix

  1. The SchnauzerPoo mixed breed is the perfect companion or therapy dog. The canine is as loving and smart as a Poodle and loyal and protective like a Schnauzer.
  2. Called a Schnoodle by some owners, this hybrid weighs around 20 to 75 pounds and has a lifespan of 10 to 15 years.
  3. Small PooSchnauzer’s are good dogs for apartment dwellers. However, larger ones need a bigger home with a yard.
  4. The Schnauzer Poodle combination means this dog is intelligent and needs physical and mental stimulation as a bored Schnoodle is a destructive one.
  5. You should only buy from a respectable breeder. This will ensure that you’re selecting from a healthy Poodle Schnauzer litter.

German Shepherd Schnauzer Mix = German Schnauzer

German shepherd schnauzer mix

  • The German Schnauzer is a Schnauzer mixed with German Shepherd.
  • Its rarity means there’s not much information about the German Schnauzer breed, but studying the two dog types will give the owner additional insight.
  • Both parent breeds are known as working dogs, so it’s safe to say that a Schnauzer German Shepherd mix will also have the same energy levels.
  • This hybrid dog is great for someone who wants a loyal and playful pet.

Beagle Schnauzer Mix = Schnauzgle

Beagle schnauzer mix

  1. A Schnauzer mixed with Beagle results in the intelligent and energetic hybrid called a Schnauzgle.
  2. The Schnauzgle personality is described as always alert, extremely loyal, affectionate, attentive and social.
  3. Dog lovers also call this mix a Schneagle while the IDCR has registered it as a Miniature Schneagle.
  4. Schnauzgles do not have any reported breed-related health issues, but owners should still keep all vaccinations updated and watch out for generic canine diseases.
  5. It’s difficult finding a Schnauzer Beagle pup since it’s not as popular as its parent breed. You can request rescue shelters to notify you if there’s one for adoption or reach out to local Schnauzer and Beagle breeders.

Bull Mastiff Schnauzer Mix = Bull Schnauzer

Bull mastiff schnauzer mix

  • The Bull Schnauzer is the offspring of two powerful breeds – a Schnauzer plus a Bull Mastiff.
  • Information about this hybrid is rare, so it’s best if you do some research on the parent breeds.
  • Bull Mastiffs are prone to the following health issues:
    • Bloat or gastric torsion
    • Cancer
    • Eyelid problems
    • Hip dysplasia
    • Hypothyroidism
  • The Schnauzer’s wiry coat requires regular grooming while the Bull Mastiff has a shedding season. Be prepared for your Schnauzer Bull Mastiff pet to fall somewhere in between in terms of maintenance.

Labrador Schnauzer Mix = Schnauzador

Labrador schnauzer mix

  1. A Schnauzador combines the best traits of the Labrador and Schnauzer.
  2. Experts from the AKC are confident that this hybrid will have a hypoallergenic and non-shedding coat, regardless of whether it’s wiry as a Schnauzers or as sleek as a Lab’s black or chocolate hair.
  3. A Labrador mixed with a Schnauzer is easy to train and learns new commands quickly. A good positive reinforcement technique is the best way to teach this dog.
  4. Owners should watch out for conditions like hip or elbow dysplasia, Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (bloat), and obesity.
  5. It’s hard to buy a Schnauzador puppy as there are no current breeder or club registries for this hybrid. Your best strategy is to search online for a trustworthy and ethical breeder.

Chihuahua Schnauzer Mix = Schnauzhua

Chihuahua schnauzer mix

  • The Schnauzhua is a mix between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Chihuahua.
  • This crossbreed is recognized by the:
    • American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC)
    • Designer Breed Registry (DBR)
    • Dog Registry of America, Inc. (DRA)
    • International Designer Canine Registry (IDCR)
  • The Schnauzhua breed is also known as a Schnauchi or a Chizer.
  • A Schnauzer Chihuahua is susceptible to food allergies, usually from red meat. Owners should regularly switch food to minimize the risk of this developing.
  • These dogs are active but don’t require intense activity. Taking your Schnauzer Chihuahua mix to a dog park or around the neighborhood for a quick walk is enough to keep them healthy.

Great Dane Schnauzer Mix = Great Schnauzer

Great dane schnauzer mix

  1. The Great Schnauzer is a Schnauzer mixed with a Great Dane.
  2. Breeding a Schnauzer Great Dane mix is difficult so literature on this hybrid is rare. Reading about the parent breeds can provide you with extra insight into how to treat your pet.
  3. Owners can expect this dog to have an average life expectancy of 10 to 14 years.
  4. As with other large dogs, a Great Schnauzer mixed breed is prone to elbow and hip dysplasia. A good diet supplemented with fish oil will help keep this dog healthy.

Chow Chow Schnauzer Mix = Chow Schnauzer

Chow chow schnauzer mix

  • When the bear-like Chow Chow is mixed with a Schnauzer, the result is the Chow Schnauzer.
  • This is another rare hybrid, so finding Chow Schnauzer puppies and details about this mix is difficult. But studying the parent breeds can provide you with key information on how to raise them.
  • Chow Chow Schnauzer are highly intelligent but difficult to train. This breed is independent and does not respond well to conventional training methods.
  • Since the parent breeds are tall, expect Chow Chow Schnauzer height to be somewhere between 17 to 21” at the shoulder.

Border Collie Schnauzer Mix = Border Schnauzer

Border collie schnauzer mix

  1. The Border Schnauzer is the offspring of the hard working Border Collie and the loyal Schnauzer.
  2. As a hybrid of two active parent breeds, the Schnauzer Border Collie mix needs one to two hours of physical and mental stimulation.
  3. The Collie Schnauzer mix is playful, intelligent, loyal, protective, and affectionate, making them excellent family dogs and companions.
  4. This is an average sized dog and typically weighs around 25 to 50 lbs.
  5. Since this breed is a Schnauzer mixed with Border Collie, owners should watch out for issues like Collie eye anomaly and hip dysplasia.

Australian Shepherd Schnauzer Mix = Australian Schnauzer

Australian shepherd schnauzer mix

  • The Australian Schnauzer is the offspring of an Australian Shepherd mixed with Schnauzer.
  • The mini Australian Schnauzer mix is recognized by the:
    • American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC)
    • Designer Breed Registry (DBR)
    • Dog Registry of America, Inc. (DRA)
  • The Australian Shepherd is prized for their ability to herd livestock and protect them from predators.
  • As a Schnauzer mixed with Australian Shepherd, this dog will be prone to bloat, eye problems, heart disease, and hip dysplasia.
  • Expect the Schnauzer Australian Shepherd mix to have a high prey drive and elevated energy levels. Long walks and several hours of play is needed to calm this breed down.

Dachshund Schnauzer Mix = Dachnauzer

Dachshund schnauzer mix

  1. The Dachnauzer is a cross between the Schnauzer and a Dachshund.
  2. This hybrid is also known as a Schnoxie or Schnauzund.
  3. The Schnauzer Dachshund breed is prone to dental problems so owners should brush their dog’s teeth weekly to prevent tooth decay and infection. They also have flopped ears that has to be kept clean as wax buildup could result in yeast infection.
  4. The breed does not need a lot of exercise. A 30-minute work twice a day is enough.
  5. The highly social Dachnauzer personality means they require constant interaction with other dogs. Regular playdates at the dog park is essential.
  6. The Dachshund Schnauzer mix only needs 1 ½ to 2 cups of high-quality dry dog food daily. You can split this amount into two meals.

Pug Schnauzer Mix = Punauzer

Pug schnauzer mix

  • Breeding a Pug with a Miniature Schnauzer result in the adorable Punauzer or Schnug.
  • The hybrid usually has the thick hair of a Schnauzer and the distinct facial shape and eyes of the Pug.
  • This is one of the sweetest dog breedsarounds. The Schnauzer Pug mix is curious, mischievous, funny, and affectionate.
  • Since it’s a Schnauzer mixed with Pug, expect your Punauzer to be predisposed to health issues linked to the parent breed. Watch out for Pug dog encephalitis (PDE), hip dysplasia, allergies, and cataracts.

Cocker Spaniel Schnauzer Mix = Schnaniel

Cocker spaniel schnauzer mix

  1. The Schnaniel is a hybrid mix of the Cocker Spaniel and the Miniature Schnauzer.
  2. This dog is intelligent, attentive, easy to train and loves cuddles and being the center of attention.
  3. Two cups of good quality dog food and one hour of exercise or play is enough to keep this Schnauzer Cocker Spaniel mix healthy.
  4. The Schnaniel breed is recognized by the ACHC, the DRA, and the IDCR.

St. Bernard Schnauzer Mix = Bernauzer

St. Bernard schnauzer mix

  • A Bernauzer is the offspring of a St. Bernard and a Schnauzer.
  • A Schnauzer St. Bernard mix is rare so there’s almost no information on them. However, studying the parent breeds can give the owner an indication of what to expect from this dog.
  • The St. Bernard’s iconic barrel around the neck is due to the breed being used to guard the hospices of Switzerland. They were also used to help locate and save lost travelers.
  • Both parent breeds are good with children. Breeders believe that a St. Bernard and Schnauzer mix will also be the same.

American Bulldog Schnauzer Mix = American Schnauzer

American bulldog schnauzer mix

  1. The hybrid American Schnauzer is the result of a Schnauzer mixed with an American Bulldog.
  2. The Schnauzer American Bulldog is one of the friendliest mixed breeds around. It’s a family oriented dog that requires a strong alpha to follow.
  3. The breed is prone to obesity so daily exercise lasting 40 to 60 minutes is required.
  4. The Schnauzer American Bulldog mix is susceptible to cherry eye, hip dysplasia, cardiac disease, and respiratory problems. Dogs with shortened muzzles will have problems in extremely hot or cold conditions and should be monitored carefully.

Cane Corso Schnauzer Mix = Cane Schnauzer

Cane corso schnauzer mix

  • People who prefer big dogs will love the Cane Schnauzer, a Cane Corso mixed with Schnauzer.
  • There’s not much information available on the Cane Schnauzer. Researching the parent breeds will help in anticipating what this hybrid needs.
  • Corso’s typically consume 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dog food daily. Depending on the Schnauzer Cane Corso mix’s size and metabolism, they will probably require the same amount.
  • Breeders expect the Cane Schnauzer breed to be a family-oriented dog, as they’re good with children. This is not a dog for seniors or first-time owners.
  • Based on its parent breeds, this hybrid is also intelligent and easy to train.

Shar Pei Schnauzer Mix = Pei Schnauzer

Shar pei schnauzer mix

  • The Schnakita is what you’ll get when the beautiful Akita is mixed with a Schnauzer.
  • A Schnauzer Akita mix is very rare so information about this breed is hard to come by. You can study the parent breed to get an idea about what to expect from this hybrid.
  • The Akita Inu has historically protected Japan’s emperors and nobility. They were also used to hunt bears and wild boar.
  • The Schnauzer Akita hybrid is not a good choice for a novice owner or a senior citizen. This dog’s energy and stubbornness mean it requires an experienced owner or strict handler.

Akita Schnauzer Mix = Schnakita

Akita schnauzer mix

  1. Breeding a Blue Heeler with a Schnauzer will result in the adorable and colorful Blue Schnauzer.
  2. A Schnauzer plus a Blue Heeler combination is not a popular one so information about this crossbreed is very rare. But you can learn more about them by studying the parent breeds.
  3. A Schnauzer Blue Heeler dog is energetic, agile, intelligent and very mischievous. Owners have to be patient as this smart and independent dog pulls tricks or tries to escape from the yard.
  4. The Blue Heeler is a mix of several dog breeds, like Dalmatian and a Tan Kelpie. The breed is also known as the Australian Cattle Dog.

Blue Heeler Schnauzer Mix = Blue Schnauzer

Blue heeler schnauzer mix

  • The cute English Schnauzer is the result of bringing together a Standard Schnauzer and an English Bulldog.
  • An English Schnauzer puppy is very placid and gentle. They’re also intelligent and can be trained quickly. But this hybrid also has a stubborn side and tends to chase fast moving things.
  • The Schnauzer English Bulldog can easily develop weight problems. Owners have to restrict the dog’s food consumption to 1.5 to 2 cups a day, split into two meals. Snacks should be avoided as well.
  • This is a relatively healthy dog. But since it’s also an English Bulldog mixed with Schnauzer, owners should watch out for symptoms of conjunctivitis, hypothyroidism, bladder stones, and heart problems.
  • Maintenance of this breed will depend on the coats they inherit from the parents. They typically require regular brushing with a rubber bristle brush or a slicker brush.
  • The English Schnauzer also needs regular exercise to prevent obesity. Playing or exercising for 40 to 60 minutes every day is enough to keep this dog fit.

English Bulldog Schnauzer Mix = English Schnauzer

English bulldog schnauzer mix

  1. A Golden Retriever mixed with a Schnauzer result in a Golden Schnauzer.
  2. There’s very few information about this crossbreed as this mix is not a popular one. Brushing up on the parent breeds will provide you with enough knowledge to raise a Golden Schnauzer puppy.
  3. With both parents known for their thick, luscious coats, a Schnauzer Golden Retriever mix will likely require regular brushing to prevent matted hair.
  4. The Golden Schnauzer breed needs plenty of exercises and mental stimulation to cope with their high energy levels. Boredom will cause this dog to act out and become destructive.

Golden Retriever Schnauzer Mix = Golden Schnauzer

Golden retriever schnauzer mix

  • Combining two powerful dogs like a Pitbull and Schnauzer will result in the Pitnauzer.
  • A Schnauzer Pitbull mix is rare, as is information about this breed. Studying the two parent breeds will be helpful for prospective Pitnauzer owners.
  • A Pitbull is very strong and energetic. This breed does well with an experienced and active owner. New dog owners and elderly people will find this dog difficult to handle.
  • A Pitbull and Schnauzer mix typically has a stocky, medium-sized body, pointed flop ears, round eyes that are dark in color, and short, wiry hair.
  • Because of the rare combination, finding a Pitnauzer puppy is challenging. Ask reputable shelters if they have this hybrid for adoption. Licensed breeders could also assist you in your search.

Pitbull Schnauzer Mix = Pitnauzer

Pitbull schnauzer mix

  1. The adorable French Schnauzer is the offspring of a French Bulldog and a Miniature Schnauzer.
  2. French Schnauzer grooming will depend on the type of coat they inherited from the parent breed. If the dog has a short, single layer coat similar to the French Bulldog, then a weekly brushing is enough. Meanwhile, a dense and soft fur like the Schnauzer’s means the dog has to be brushed daily to avoid matting.
  3. The Schnauzer French Bulldog mix has a reputation for being a funny, friendly, affectionate, and good-natured. But they are also prone to anxiety so positive socialization is needed.
  4. This hybrid dog is expected to live between 12 to 14 years.
  5. The French Schnauzer is recognized by the ACHC and the DRA.

French Bulldog Schnauzer Mix = French Schnauzer

French bulldog schnauzer mix

  • The Shih Schnauzer’s teddy bear-like features are the result of combining a Schnauzer with a Shih Tzu.
  • Because of the Schnauzer Shih Tzu’s small frame and active lifestyle, they need 2 to 3 small meals a day. Their food and treats should also be low in fat to avoid pancreatitis.
  • The Schnauzer Shih Tzu mix is bright and curious, but also stubborn and resistant to learning and obeying commands. Firm leadership and early training is needed.
  • Since this breed is a Schnauzer mixed with Shih Tzu, they are susceptible to allergies, bladder problems, Congenital Megaesophagus, Myotonia Congenita, kidney diseases, liver problems, and Patellarluxation.
  • The Shih Schnauzer also goes by the names Schnautzu and Miniature Schnau Tzu.

Shih Tzu Schnauzer Mix = Shih Schnauzer

Shih tzu schnauzer mix

  1. The Shih Schnauzer’s teddy bear-like features are the result of combining a Schnauzer with a Shih Tzu.
  2. Because of the Schnauzer Shih Tzu’s small frame and active lifestyle, they need 2 to 3 small meals a day. Their food and treats should also be low in fat to avoid pancreatitis.
  3. The Schnauzer Shih Tzu mix is bright and curious, but also stubborn and resistant to learning and obeying commands. Firm leadership and early training are needed.
  4. Since this breed is a Schnauzer mixed with Shih Tzu, they are susceptible to allergies, bladder problems, Congenital Megaesophagus, Myotonia Congenita, kidney diseases, liver problems, and Patellar Luxation.
  5. The Shih Schnauzer also goes by the names Schnautzu and Miniature Schnau Tzu.

Doberman Schnauzer Mix = Schnauzererman

  1. The Dobie Schnauzer is a mix of a Doberman and a Schnauzer.
  2. There’s very few information available on this new crossbreed. But you can determine some of their characteristics and needs by studying the parent breeds.
  3. The Schnauzer Doberman hybrid makes an amazing guard dog and a great companion. They’re loyal, smart, and always alert.
  4. While the Doberman is a low maintenance breed, the Schnauzer requires regular grooming. The Schnauzer Doberman mix will likely be somewhere in the middle, with nails having to be clipped once a month.

Schnauzer Mix Food Requirements

Your beautiful mixed pooch will inherit the genes of their supremely distinctive parents — some may turn our rather small, while others will grow into veritable, mighty giants! So you must choose their food accordingly and go for either the best dry dog food for small dogs or the best large breed dry dog food. Of course, the majority of Schnauzer mixed pups will be medium-sized cuties, in which case you can go for any of the best dry dog food brands, such as Wellness Core Dog Food, Dog For Dog Food, or Nutra Thrive dog food supplement for added nutritional support.

The best way to provide an optimal diet for a whelp is to feed them the best puppy food brands, and if you have an elderly doggo, there are numerous options for them, too — check out the best senior dry dog food here. Make sure to consult with your pup’s vet first, though, and stay away from the additive-ridden worst dry dog food at all cost!

Best Dog Food for Schnauzer Mix

Ensure your Schnauzer Mix thrives with the right nutrition by choosing the best dog food that meets their specific needs. Our top recommendations prioritize quality ingredients, balanced nutrition, and support for their unique breed characteristics, promoting overall health and well-being. Elevate your Schnauzer Mix’s diet with these top picks designed to keep them happy and healthy.

Purina beneful dry dog food, original with real beef, 3. 5 lb bag
  • Features farm-raised beef as the number one ingredient and this naturally delicious premium food is made with added vitamins, minerals and nutrients.
  • Made without artificial preservatives or flavors and with colors only from natural sources.
Royal canin medium breed adult dry dog food, 30 lb bag
  • Medium adult dry dog food formulated with precise nutrition specifically made for dogs 1–7 years old weighing 23–55 lb.
  • Supports natural defenses for immune support with a blend of prebiotics and antioxidants for dogs.
  • Maintains healthy skin and a healthy dog coat with optimal levels of EPA and DHA.
  • Promotes dog digestive health with easy-to-digest proteins and a balanced supply of fiber.
  • Palatable, medium breed adult dog food has an exclusive kibble design to encourage chewing.
Pedigree complete nutrition adult dry dog food roasted chicken, rice & vegetable flavor dog kibble,
  • Complete and balanced nutrition has antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Optimal levels of omega-6 fatty acid nourish the skin and help keep his coat shiny and healthy.
  • Whole grains and a special fiber blend support healthy digestion with a delicious roasted chicken flavor.
  • Unique, crunchy texture helps clean the teeth with every bite to support good oral health between brushings.
  • Proudly made in the USA with the world’s finest ingredients; contains no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors or sugar.

FAQs: Schnauzer Mix Breeds

1. American Bulldog Schnauzer Mix:
Explore the unique characteristics of an American Bulldog Schnauzer Mix, a hybrid breed that combines the traits of an American Bulldog and a Schnauzer. Learn about their temperament, size, and care requirements.

2. What are Schnauzers mixed with?
Schnauzers are commonly mixed with various breeds, resulting in unique combinations. Popular Schnauzer mixes include Schnauzer-Poodle (Schnoodle), Schnauzer-Yorkie (Snorkie), and Schnauzer-Dachshund (Schweenie).

3. How long do Schnauzers live?
Schnauzers, on average, have a lifespan of 12 to 15 years. Proper nutrition, regular veterinary care, and a healthy lifestyle contribute to their longevity.

4. How long do Schnauzer mixes live?
The lifespan of Schnauzer mixes can vary depending on the specific mix and individual health factors. Generally, mixed breeds can live a similar lifespan to their parent breeds.

5. How big do Schnauzers get?
Schnauzers come in three sizes: Miniature, Standard, and Giant. Miniature Schnauzers typically weigh 11 to 20 pounds, Standard Schnauzers weigh 35 to 50 pounds, and Giant Schnauzers weigh 55 to 85 pounds.

6. How long do Giant Schnauzers live?
Giant Schnauzers generally have a lifespan of 10 to 12 years. Providing proper care, regular exercise, and veterinary check-ups can contribute to their overall health and longevity.

7. How do you get Schnauzer ears to flop?
Schnauzers are known for their distinctive erect ears. However, in some cases, genetics or ear cropping may affect ear appearance. Floppy ears are generally not a natural trait in Schnauzers, and altering ear shape may not be advisable. Consult with a veterinarian for guidance on any ear-related concerns.


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