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standard schnauzers any for sale

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by jmurray192, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. jmurray192

    jmurray192 wilsonville oregon Active Member

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    looking for a really good dog for the home. Looking into a standard schnauzer. Anyone know of a good breeder around here. Pretty set on this breed. Let me know
     
  2. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I know you said you are set on Schnauzers, but listen, I have a English Lab you can have for free. He is a great dog. 140 pounds, Loyal and smart and knows basic commands and a few tricks!

    Full disclosure he howls like a banshee at police sirens, ambulance sirens, Fire truck sirens. He howls when he thinks he might of heard a siren. When I say howls I mean he mimics the sound of a siren, he does it usually for close to a minute each time. Sometimes he dreams about sirens and at 2:30 in the morning he will wake up and pass on the relay siren to his other dog buddies throughout the neighborhood.

    All in all, if you can get passed his burning desire to be a first responder and to relay siren calls to the neighborhood he is a great dog. I am willing to let you have him, because if I don't the neighbors may burn my house down.


    All kidding aside (let me know if you want the Lab) here is a link to the Portland Miniature Schnauzer club

    http://www.pmsc2.org/index.htm

    Not sure if you are looking for a mini or not, but this is where my Cousin started in his search for a regular Schnauzer, they found a breeder here in Oregon, I will contact him and try to get you the breeders info, but he found them through that site.

    Good luck with the search. And like I said, I have a Lab if you want him.
     
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  3. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    Get rid of me!

    But I'm a functional part of the family!
     
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  4. jmurray192

    jmurray192 wilsonville oregon Active Member

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    I have been going back and fourth between these 3 dogs lab, German, and the giant schnauzer. I'm pretty sure "mabey" we want to stick to standerd schnauzer. Medic that is hard to say no to!
     
  5. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    are they good with firearms? are they as jumpy as alot if you happen to touch one off when they are around? can you hunt with them?

    ( doing my good deed to help not get this thread deleted. )
     
  6. jmurray192

    jmurray192 wilsonville oregon Active Member

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    Seems like recently they are using them as police dogs in some states. Good around guns is a must. Still on the search
     
  7. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Most any dog can be a good gun dog if it isn't ruined early on. My lab GSP mix was but can handle the 22s if birds are involved.
    Labs are mostly noise makers for a watch dog scenario.The other 2 would be best for protection
     
  8. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    We love the HELL outta labs that howl!

    Sent you a PM.
     
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  9. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    I love dogs and as what I have always wanted, I want a Doberman, nice Lab though wold be good but me ma always said how dumb they were.
     
  10. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Labs are dumb? You take that back!! o_O:D
     
  11. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Its what I heard. I have never owned one but the one I have seen seemed to be good dogs.
    I have owned Springer spaniels and they were as dumb as a box of rocks so..
     
  12. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Well yeah, DUH!! Any long haired animal is usually taint-brained! :p

    My lab is too DAMNED smart for his own good. (No joke)
     
  13. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    well. in the long hair dogs defense.. I have owned Chihuahuas and as short hair dogs.. or rats.. were not all that bright...The loved there warm beds though..
     
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    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Chihuahuas are only good for practicing punting & field goals. o_O
     
  15. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Labs aren't as smart as they are easily trained. (think down syndrome).
     
  16. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    LOL... I got yer Down's Syndrome, right here! ;)
     
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    Slobray Yelm, WA Well-Known Member

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    Viagra or Cialis might help with that......


    Ray
     
  18. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    LOL.... You stay out of this! o_O:D
     
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    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Our lab is significantly smarter than our other dogs, he just isn't as conniving. I think people sometimes confuse labs easy going good nature for being slow. They just aren't as prone to shenanigans.
     
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    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    One thing I learned about having a GSD is they shed 24/7/365 and it will be everywhere.