June 11, 2021

Riesenschnauzer (181): new colour variety as from 01/07/2021

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Dear FCI Members and Contract Partners,
Dear FCI judges & breeders,
Dear exhibitors,
Dear all,

On the occasion of its online meeting on May 25 2021, the FCI General Committee approved, at the request of the Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen (VDH), country of origin of the breed, the amended breed standard for the Riesenschnauzer (Giant Schnauzer) (181).

Consequently, there will be three (3) colour varieties as from July 1st, 2021

  • pepper and salt,
  • pure black with black undercoat and
  • black and silver (new)

and each of these varieties is eligible for its own C.A.C.I.B.


Y. De Clercq
FCI Executive Director