Potomac Valley

Standard Schnauzer Club


    The Standard Schnauzer is a robust, heavy-set dog, sturdily built, with a dense harsh no-shed coat. A medium-sized dog, he is knee high and 35 to 45 pounds. The Standard Schnauzer combines a spirited temperament with extreme reliability. Excellent with children and friends, he is still the guardian of his home and family.
In 2012, the Potomac Valley Standard Schnauzer Club celebrated its Golden Anniversary! The club was founded 50 years ago as the AKC-sanctioned local specialty club for the greater Washington DC area. The PVSSC is one of the breed’s largest and most active specialty organizations. In the past 50 years members have finished over 1000 AKC Champions and many obedience and performance titlists.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 19Club Meeting + Supported Entry @ Old Dominion KC show (Timonium, MD)

Sunday, April 27

Reservations for Annual Awards Dinner DUE!!

Flyer and Reservation Form here:  PVSSC Awards Dinner 2014 Flyer

Saturday, May 3

PVSSC Annual Awards Dinner @ McCormick & Schmick’s (Tyson’s Corner, VA)

2014 PVSSC Specialty Trophy Sponsorships:  Flyer is here:  PVSSC 2014 Specialty Trophy Sponsorships

Next Meeting

Saturday, April 19 – PVSSC General Meeting
Follows Supported Entry @ Old Dominion KC show

PLACE: Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

TIME:  About 12:30, after SS breed judging which starts at 11:00

Quick – Links


Click to see the PVSSC list of approved breeders, puppies available and upcoming litters.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: The Potomac Valley Standard Schnauzer Club would like to thank the Standard Schnauzer Club of America for much of the text concerning the breed and history. It would also like to recognize one of its members, Gail Mackiernan, for the beautiful pen and ink drawings. Please mail comments, suggestions or corrections for these web pages to: Derrick Busse.

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