Your favourite AKC dog breed is the Miniature Schnauzer. This is the perfect breed gift, telling all about Miniature Schnauzers. A great dog lover gift on a t shirt, hoodie, mug, sticker, magnet, button, ornament - makes a great Miniature Schnauzer Christmas gift. The Miniature Schnauzer originated in Germany and is part of the AKC Terrier Group. They are sweet, proud, devoted and playful. They like begin the focus of the household. Of the 3 schnauzer breeds, this is the most popular. This dog is also known as the Dwarf Schnauzer or Zwergschnauzer.