The Miniature Schnauzer stems from the Schnauzers of Germany while the Scottish Terrier's ancestors are hunter terriers from the highlands of Scotland.
The three Schnauzer breeds sprang up in Germany. The Standard Schnauzer is the oldest of the trio, known since the 15th century. The Miniature Schnauzer, showed as a distinct breed since 1899, was bred by crossing small Standards with Poodles and Affenpinschers. This is a full-bodied dog, squarely built, with deep brisket, straight topline, and muscular thighs. The head is powerful and rectangular, the whiskered muzzle blunt, the oval eyes dark and overshadowed by bristling eyebrows. The coatis hard and wiry.
WEIGHT: 13-17 pounds
HEIGHT. 12--14 inches
COLOR: salt and pepper, black and silver, solid black.
Cerebrated to be one of the oldest of British terrier breeds, the Scottie's ancestors were ancient terriers from the Highlands of Scotland.
WEIGHT 18-22 pounds
HEIGHT about 10 inches
COLOR: steel or iron gray, brindled or grizzled, black, sandy, or wheaten.