Recommended Health Screening
Hip scoring can be done from the age of 12 months and is currently recommended for Giant Schnauzers prior to breeding. More information about hip dysplasia and hip scoring can be found on the link above.
It is now a recommendation to undertake DNA testing prior to breeding for prcd-PRA, PRA5 and DCM, more information can be found on the links above.
It is recommended that puppy’s eyes are tested for MRD between 5 to 12 weeks of age before they leave the breeder. More information about litter screening and MRD can be found on the link above.