October Auction 21

We have a felted Miniature Schnauzer in our online auction – donated by Fernciffe Schnauzers Bids start at £10, reserve price must be met before a winner will be declared Bidding ends at 1pm on Sunday 31st October 2021 The … Continue reading

AGM 2021

The Giant Schnauzer Health Fund committee will be holding its AGM online via Zoom on: Saturday 27th February 2021. The AGM will start at 10.30am. Only paid up members will be invited to attend the AGM. Deborah Allen (GSHF secretary) will … Continue reading


Generalised Progressive Retinal Atrophy (GPRA) Research N.B. This is a different type of PRA to prcd-PRA for which there is another DNA test available. PRA is a blinding disease for which there is no treatment, so developing a DNA test … Continue reading

DCM DNA Test Press Release

The Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) DNA test has now been accepted as an official Kennel Club DNA test. DCM results can now be recorded on the Kennel Club health database, registration documents and included in the breed record supplement, making the … Continue reading

Singing Bertie Auction

We have a Singing Bertie Schnauzer in our online auction – donated by Fernciffe Schnauzers (Inc Post & Packaging to UK Only) This Christmas singing Schnauzer is very entertaining and great fun for kids! Press his paw and this gorgeous … Continue reading

Give a Dog a Genome

Give a Dog a Genome

Latest Update: We have currently sent samples from 5 Giant Schnauzers affected with Idiopathic Epilepsy to take part in the Give A Dog a Genome project, all of which meet the strict criteria for taking part in the project. The … Continue reading

Copper Coin Campaign

The GSHF is running a Copper Coin Campaign! … if you have any 1p or 2p coins we are collecting them to help raise funds for the Giant Schnauzer Health Fund. Michelle had been saving her 1p coins over a … Continue reading

Dilated Cardiomyopathy News

DNA test found for the inherited form of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in both Standard Schnauzers and Giant Schnauzers Recent research, at the Animal Molecular Genetics Lab at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (UoM), discovered a gene mutation … Continue reading